Motivation Monday: 91-Year-Old Working RN

I just feel very honored that they still let me work.
— See See Rigney

 

 🔅  The average American retires at 63 years old (Wallace, 27). 

 🔅   At 91 years old,  See See Rigney is still going strong in her field of expertise: nursing.

 🔅  Rigney originally retired at the age of 67.  After six months, she was itching to get back to work  and has been at the Tacoma General Hospital another 25 years.

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Working gives us purpose, and passion gives us life.  Finding meaningful work is of great importance to the human psyche even if it does not come in the form of a job.  Cheers to See See!  


Sources:

[NBC News]. (2017, March 22). Inspiring America: Meet America's Oldest Working Nurse | NBC Nightly News. [Video File].  Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrFFbARY-KQ

Wallace, N. (2017, February 28). The Average Retirement Age in Every State in 2015. Retrieved March 23, 2017, from https://smartasset.com/retirement/average-retirement-age-in-every-state

Douglas, D., & Beck, C. (2017, March 22). Meet Florence 'See See' Rigney, America's 'oldest working registered nurse' Retrieved March 23, 2017, from http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/meet-florence-see-see-rigney-america-s-oldest-working-nurse-n737451