Careers in Aging Open House

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Learn more about rapidly growing career opportunities that support and enhance the well-being of older adults and their families. All are invited!

Date & Time:

Thursday, April 25, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Admission:

FREE

Location:

Summit Classroom Building, SCB, 2nd floor, University of St. Thomas. 2100 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105

Parking

Parking is available in the Anderson Parking Facility (#71 on the map) or the McNeely Hall underground parking ramp after 4 pm. The entrance to the McNeely ramp is a little tricky to find, so please refer to the campus map. McNeely Hall is building #31 and you will see the parking entrance at M1 (between #31 and #32 on map). Parking in either lot is $1/hour after 4 pm. You may also find street parking on Summit Ave., Grand Ave., or Finn. Please do not park in the permitted lots behind McNeely Hall or Summit Classroom Building - you may be ticketed.

EXPLORE A CAREER IN ONE OF THE NATION'S FASTEST-GROWING FIELDS

Learn more about rapidly growing career opportunities that support and enhance the well-being of older adults and their families. 

GERO-EDUCATION & AWARENESS: Regardless of your specific practice interest, you will gain valuable understanding about working with older adults and an appreciation for the growing need for professionals trained in supporting this population!

CAREER EXPLORATION: Alumni, agency partners and employers will share what a career working with older adults can look like.

Plus, food, refreshments, and door prizes!

Hosted by the MSW Area of Emphasis in Aging (AEA) Scholars and the BSW Area of Emphasis in Gero-Social Work (AEGSW)

No registration needed - all are welcome! Bring a friend and stay for as long as you're available!

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DID YOU KNOW?

  • The number of Minnesotans turning 65 in this decade (about 285,000) will be greater than the past four decades combined.*
  • Around 2020, Minnesota's 65+ population is expected to eclipse the 5-17 K-12 population, for the first time in history.*
  • The total number of older adults (65+) is anticipated to double between 2010 and 2030, according to projections. By then, more than 1 in 5 Minnesotans will be an older adult, including all the Baby Boomers.*
  • It's estimated that by 2030, 3.5 million additional health care professionals and direct-care workers will be needed to care for the aging US society

* Source: MN State Demographic Center. Retrieved from https://mn.gov/admin/demography/data-by-topic/aging/

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.

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