My aunt is a 92yo working nurse and would like to nominate her for nurse of the year - page 2

My Great Aunt has been a nurse since she was in her twenties and now she is 92 years old. She is still working as an Rn at a nursing facility, full time and still does double shifts. She takes care... Read More

  1. by   classicdame
    Please make sure she gets recognized. I would even write the White House!! They send congratulatory messages to people who have 50th wedding anniversaries and hallmark birthdays. What about your Congressman? Your state nurses' association, if any?

    Tell her from me that I am impressed and inspired.
  2. by   andreasmom02
    Wow, she definitely deserves recognition! Good luck with everything! I hope she is awarded in some way.
  3. by   nervousnurse
    I can't read all the replies, but I saw some great links in the first one on ways to recognize her, so I just want to say.....WOW!!!!! I am truly, truly amazed!!! I really wish I could meet and talk to your Aunt!!! Just.....WOW!!!!!
    Last edit by nervousnurse on May 7, '13 : Reason: forgot something, as always! LOL!
  4. by   RNsRWe
    Guess this blows my desire to retire asap outta the water, huh? She NEVER wants to stop working as a nurse?? Remarkable.

    Do make the calls and emails necessary to recognize this rather unusual--and admirable--woman.
  5. by   LTCNS
    WOW!!! And I complain about having to work 40 hours a week This woman needs some major KUDOS from as many places she can get them from!! Please tell her she is an inspiration to many of us! AMAZING!!!!
  6. by   jadelpn
    This is awesome!! The local or regional paper, the local/regional news would be also where I would look. Centers for Elder Affairs and/or Councils on aging have awards as well.
    This is outstanding!!
    And I would most definetely send it into the "Ellen" show!!
  7. by   barbyann
    I'm going to need video.
  8. by   hi616
    This is so sweet and really cheered me up.
  9. by   kmengle0307
    Let me know, I will vote!!! Keep us posted!!
  10. by   amoLucia
    She would also be a phenominal guest of honor/ speaker at some schools' graduation classes.
  11. by   Brian
    I'd be happy to highlight her story on! Sounds like an amazing woman! Please contact us through the Admin Help Desk with contact info, so we can learn more and and create an article and promote to millions of nurses online
  12. by   dblpn
    Wow! 92 yrs. young!!! and still going. The oldest i've seen a nurse work was a 78 yr. old these ladies are a true inspiration.

    Good luck
  13. by   StayHumble11
    That is unbelievably amazing. She got my vote!