"Wanted: Aging & Adult Services Social Workers,""Wanted: Aging & Adult Services Social Workers," a two-minute video produced by the Merced County Human Services Agency and CalSWEC, explores careers in adult and aging social work.

Download a poster of "Wanted: Aging & Adult Services Social Workers"

Among other facts, the video reveals:

  • By 2030, there will be about 72.1 million older persons—more than twice their number in 2000.
  • 13% of the population are older Americans.
  • 11 million of noninstitutionalized older persons live alone.

"Wanted: Aging & Adult Services Social Workers" recognizes the significant unmet need for social work education, training, and employment opportunities for social workers serving aged adults and their families.

It can be used by guidance counselors in high schools, community colleges, and universities to direct students to the field of Aging, where the need for professionals will continue to increase over the next decade.