WHERE is the need?
- Worldwide, the 60+ age group is growing twice as fast
- By 2015, 50+ age group will account for 45% of the total population
- 85+ age group is the fastest growing segment of the population
- 50+ age group is responsible for over 50% of buying power
- In a survey conducted by AARP, 89% of people aged 50+ said they would prefer to remain in their own homes indefinitely as they age
How can YOU fill the gap?
By providing the necessary services allowing them to do so!
Potential settings for Erickson School graduates include -
- For-profit businesses (marketing, real estate, law, financial services, travel, hospitality business management)
- Non-profit organizations (healthcare administration, education, advocacy, social work)
- Public sector (policy analysis and development)