June 19, 2018
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Hampden nurse to lead national group


Amy Cotton, director of Rosscare, has been selected as president-elect of the National Gerontological Nursing Association.

The National Gerontological Nursing Association represents more than 1,700 nurses nationally and is dedicated to improving the quality of nursing care given to older adults.

Cotton currently serves as director of operations and is a nurse practitioner at Rosscare. Nationally board certified in gerontological nursing, she has devoted much of her 23-year career to improving the quality of senior healthcare services. A native of Hampden, she graduated from Bangor Christian High

School, and obtained her nursing degrees from the University of Maine and the University of Southern Maine. She is a fellow of the National

Gerontological Nursing Association and Sigma Theta Tau International’s Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy.

Cotton will serve one year as president-elect of the National Gerontological Nursing Association, a two-year term as president, and a

one year term as past president.

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