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The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging honors Dr. Rheba de Tornyay, Dean Emeritus of the University of Washington School of Nursing, and her lifelong interest in healthy aging.
dTC Rheba bioPeople are living longer and there is a growing awareness of the importance of enchancing these added years for older adults, their families, and friends. The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging is committed to advancing and sharing knowledge about successful aging and ways professionals and systems can support optimal experiences for older adults.
American Academy of Nursing honors Dean Emeritus Rheba de Tornyay
The AAN renamed its annual fund the Rheba de Tornyay Development Fund in honor of its first president and Living Legend Rheba de Tornyay. The Academy honors de Tornyay for her extraordinary leadership during her term as president from 1973 to 1974 and her continued efforts to improve care for the elderly.
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