VOYCE, a nonprofit organization that provides advocacy services to 22,000 individuals who reside in more than 350 skilled nursing, assisted living and residential care communities in the St. Louis area and northeast Missouri, held its annual Caregiver Awards Luncheon on December 1, 2016. More than 600 guests attended the event at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel.

The Caregiver Awards Luncheon honors staff and volunteers from skilled nursing, assisted living, residential care communities, home care providers, hospice agencies and adult day programs who demonstrate excellence in caring for and respecting the rights of those in long-term care.

VOYCE honored 100 caregivers nominated from 57 skilled nursing, assisted living, and residential care communities, medical and non-medical in-home providers, hospice agencies, and adult day care programs.