Senior Voice recognized in awards contest

Older Persons Action Group, Inc., earned honors for its monthly, statewide publication Senior Voice in the 30th annual National Mature Media Awards Program. The program, presented by the Mature Market Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for the senior market, recognizes the nation's finest marketing, communications, educational materials and programs designed and produced for older adults.

OPAG and Senior Voice won two awards:

Gold Award in the Photograph category for photographer Michael Dinneen's captivating shot of Anchorage pool player Linda Cameron (see photo), commissioned for the February 2020 cover.

Silver Award to contributor Dianne Barske for her article, "Singing in Isolation," published in the December 2020 edition.

The entries were judged by a panel of mature market experts from across the United States for overall excellence of design, content, creativity and relevance to the senior market.

Older Persons Action Group has been publishing Senior Voice for 43 years. The monthly newspaper, aimed at older Alaskans and their families, is distributed statewide, and provided free to low-income seniors. Some funding is provided through a federal and state grant managed by the State of Alaska. Senior Voice also posts editions to its website at

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