National Nurses Week 2016 landing pageCelebrate With Us 

The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action proudly celebrates National Nurses Week, May 6–12.  An initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Campaign is working to transform health and health care through nursing, and we are honored to salute our nation’s 3.4 million nurses who every day help build healthier communities in America.

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National Nurses Week: A Time to Say Thank You
Now more than ever, America needs nurses—but when it comes to building healthy communities, we all should lend a hand.

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As Leaders, Nurses Can (and Do, and Should) Take the Initiative
Nurses have a perspective like no one else’s, and their ideas and insights are needed at the top.

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Nurses Are the Essence of a Culture of Health
Everyone deserves to live the healthiest life possible. Nurses are the catalysts in making that happen in every community.

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“Wealth of Wisdom” in Nurses, Note Top Two Campaign Leaders
Now is the time for nurses to understand what they, all 3.4 million together, mean to the nation’s health.

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Why We’re Celebrating Nurses
“We’re going to need every nurse,” says AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins in an essay noting the importance of the nation’s nurses today and in the future.

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Thanks to Nurses Who Support Family Caregivers
Thanks to the nurses teaching others how to carry out complex care at home.

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Check out the new videos that AARP has just created that can help nurses prepare family caregivers to give more complex care at home.

Family Caregiver Video Guide to Managing Medications — Beyond Pills: Eye Drops, Patches and Suppositories 

Family Caregiver Video Guide to Managing Medications — Dealing with Dementia Related-Resistance

Get Social With Us

We created a special series of photos to highlight and honor nurses on social media. Please check them out on the Campaign for Action’s Facebook and Twitter pages throughout Nurses Week and share them. You can also search the #NursesWeek hashtag for more great content!

Get Involved with the Campaign

Interested in learning more about the Campaign?
There are many ways you can get involved.

Information for Action Coalitions

Is your Action Coalition celebrating Nurses Week?
Here are some resources you can use.