Mr. Worthington also has become acquainted with the issue of geriatric nursing care through his career in real estate development, having been active in residential projects for senior citizens in Birmingham, Mobile, Atlanta, and Charleston. The family’s bond with nursing has grown strong as well—their daughter, Allison, earned a nursing degree and spent several years as a registered nurse at Children’s Hospital. Mrs. Worthington has given a number of years on the SON’s Board of Visitors, during which she has worked hard to help organize the school’s fundraising events to bring in scholarship dollars for future SON graduates.