Robin Bradley, COO, American
Health Partners, Franklin, TN, is a
2021 McKnight’s Woman of

The third annual McKnight’s Women of Distinction Awards program is finally here!

The awards presentation, recognizing women at various stages of careers in senior living and skilled nursing, will begin at 6:45 p.m. ET Tuesday. Receiving honors will be Lifetime Achievement Award honoree, 19 Hall of Honor inductees, 15 Veteran VIPs and 17 Rising Stars.

The following day, Wednesday, will be McKnight’s Women of Distinction Forum.

Registration, which is free, covers both the awards presentation and forum. Attendance at all events is not required. Find out more and register at McKnight’s Home Care’s sister brands, McKnight’s Senior Living and McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, are holding the two-day event.

The Tuesday awards presentation will be preceded by a 5:30 p.m. ET roundtable discussion about workforce lessons from the pandemic featuring four McKnight’s Women of Distinction. Participating on the panel will be Lori Alford, chief operating officer of Avanti Senior Living; Robin Bradley, chief operating officer of American Health Partners; Kimberly Green-Yates, chief operating officer of Diakonos Group; and Alicia Hartnett, director of healthcare and assisted living for Lutheran Village at Miller’s Grant. McKnight’s Senior Living Editor Lois A. Bowers will moderate.

Wednesday’s McKnight’s Women of Distinction Forum will offer three live webinars during which attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to three CE credits. Find out more and register at

The McKnight’s Women of Distinction program is jointly administered by McKnight’s Senior Living and McKnight’s Long-Term Care News. The program’s Diamond sponsor is PointClickCare, and the Roundtable Sponsor is Paycor.

This article originally appeared on McKnight's Senior Living