Mary Helen McSweeney

Where are the long-term care professionals?

Where are the long-term care professionals?

The number of older adults and adults with disabilities in the United States is rapidly increasing. Individuals looking for rewarding healthcare careers in a competitive job market should be filling all available seats in programs offering long-term care education. However, the reality is flat or declining enrollments in some gerontology programs and low numbers of graduates specializing in aging in social work programs