To be nominated, caregivers must:

  • As their primary job, provide direct care to Amada Senior Care clients.
  • Have been praised or recognized by clients and their families for caregiving efforts.
  • In providing care services, exemplify the Amada Caregiver 6Cs:

Recipients of the 2023 Amada Caregiver Value Awards

Jamie Cipres (Compassionate)

Amada Vancouver

Amada caregivers see providing senior care as their calling, not just a job. They show genuine kindness and concern for those we care for and are always looking for ways to fulfill their relational, emotional, and physical care needs. 


Lucinda Thomas (Competent)

Amada Greater Indianapolis

Amada caregivers possess the knowledge, experience, and training to provide exceptional senior care. They are competent in caregiving skills. They present themselves well and dress professionally. 

Elida “Cony” Ortega Panigua (Confidently Humble)

Amada Northern Nevada

Amada caregivers are confident in their abilities, yet still willing to learn each client’s unique needs and preferences. Good caregivers are not hesitant or fearful about engaging with clients, but also don’t assume they know more about what a client needs than the client themselves or their family members.

Don Johnson (Communicative)

Amada Springfield

Amada caregivers are proactive in asking questions and addressing any issues a client has. They truly listen and answer questions thoughtfully. They feel a sense of urgency and responsibility about making those receiving care as comfortable as possible. 

Islonda Brown (Comforting)

Amada Tucson

Amada caregivers are nurturing and foster a sense of connection and camaraderie with those they care for. Their warmth and communication help clients understand how much we appreciate them

Martin Hopkins (Committed)

Amada Central Houston

Amada caregivers are committed to doing their best to navigate delicate and challenging care situations. They are trustworthy, resourceful, and hard-working.