2 edition of Employment in the field of aging found in the catalog.
Employment in the field of aging
Peterson, David A.
by Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California in [Los Angeles, Calif]
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 44-45.
|Statement||David A. Peterson, David Bergstone and Elizabeth B. Douglass.|
|Contributions||Bergstone, David., Douglass, Elizabeth B., Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center., Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 45 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||45|
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Employment in the field of aging: the supply and demand in four professions: a final report. [David A Peterson; David Bergstone; Elizabeth B Douglass; University of Southern California.; Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.
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Older adults in the U.S. face challenges, concerns, and opportunities — many of which were not present for previous aging generations. Peterson believes that to increase the standards and requirements for jobs in aging, educators need to prove to employers that gerontology offers "value added." He also called for greater exposure to the field of aging for all college students through expanded course.
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