National Gerontological Nursing Association’s new tagline exemplifies mission, values

(Lexington, KY) –On May 5, 2013, the National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA) Board of Directors officially unveiled the new NGNA tagline, “Where Compassion Meets Purpose,” to showcase the membership’s dedication to improving the care of older adults.

“Compassion is the foundation of gerontological nursing and our mission is clear – to improve care for older adults,”  said NGNA President Amy Cotton, MSN, GNP-BC, FNP-BC, FNGNA. “We finally have a tagline that truly captures our members’ passion and purpose.” 

NGNA advances its mission by providing educational products, networking opportunities and resources to its members, and by formally recognizing gerontological nursing excellence through the NGNA Awards program.

The tagline, “Where Compassion Meets Purpose,” also exemplifies NGNA’s position as the only nursing organization in the country serving nurses who care for older adults in all practice settings. NGNA’s primary focus is to increase both knowledge and compassion related to the clinical care of older adults.

About NGNA
The National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA), founded in 1984, is dedicated to the clinical care of older adults across diverse care settings. Members include clinicians, educators, and researchers with vastly different educational preparation, clinical roles, and interest in practice issues. NGNA’s core purpose is to improve the quality of nursing care given to older adults. NGNA’s core values are inclusiveness, respect, innovation and responsiveness. For more information, please visit