Think you’re too old to be of use to anyone? Think again. Let me introduce you to Kris Sams, a 96 year old volunteer at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, in Florida. Ms. Sams has been volunteering there for the last 25 years. Currently, she sorts mail, a task that certainly needs to be done. But she’s been all over the facility throughout the years, doing whatever is needed.
Ms. Sams was honored in 2012 when HCA, the hospital’s parent company, awarded her their highest honor, First Humanitarian Award. Seems to me, she is the perfect recipient.