Dementia Care Career Outlook

Dementia Care certificate graduates will be well prepared to use their knowledge, skills and abilities working with older adults in a variety of positions in diverse settings such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Hospice
  • Home Health Care and Assisted Living
  • Long-Term Care, Nursing Homes and Group Homes
  • Adult Care
  • Senior Centers
  • Community, Non-Profit and Government Agencies
  • Counseling Centers
  • Business and Industry

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