Florida's Oldest Nurse

Florida's Oldest Nurse

90-year-old Nellie Wade has been practicing medicine since WWII, and she says she has no plans to slow down.
To some, she's known as the "Treasure of Wewahitchka." Nellie Wade celebrated her 90th birthday this weekend.

To live 90 years is noteworthy enough, but it's how Ms. Nellie spends her days that has so many in awe.

She's also Florida's oldest practicing nurse.

"I looked it up on the internet," says Dr. Michael Barnes, "the oldest nurse other than Ms. Nellie who has an active license is 81."

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