The nomination deadline for the 2nd annual McKnight’s Women of Distinction awards program has been extended a week. 

McKnight’s Long-Term Care News and McKnight’s Senior Living once again are honoring female leaders in long-term care and senior housing who inspire their colleagues and residents. 

The final deadline for the awards program is now midnight Jan. 15. The program honors women in two categories: Hall of Honor and Rising Stars. Winners will be chosen by an independent panel of national experts. The registration form is available here

A Lifetime Achievement honoree also will be recognized.

For more information or to nominate an outstanding woman for Hall of Honor induction or as a “Rising Star,” visit

PointClickCare is the Diamond sponsor of this year’s event, and OnShift and PharMerica are Silver sponsors.