University programs evolving to train tomorrow’s senior living leaders

April 16, 2024

When it comes to educating tomorrow’s leaders in senior living and other areas of aging services, one of the greatest challenges is creating awareness about the opportunities in the field, a panel of experts said during a Vision Centre event last week.

Susan Krum, AuD, executive director of health administration at Rutgers University, agreed that the biggest challenge is creating awareness for students on what it means to enter a career in aging services.

“We have to get rid of the vision of the old nursing home and make sure they understand there is so much more potential,” Krum said, adding that the goal is to encourage students to “think outside the box” and beyond the area of acute care.

McKnight’s Senior Living, April 15, 2024

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