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Demand for professionals in long-term care growing rapidly

By 2050, the U.S. will need almost 7 million healthcare professionals to care for the 27 million Americans who will require long-term care

Professional offering water to senior
Anne Sara Bien-Aime / WDAY News

FARGO — As part of Careers in Aging Week, professionals at Good Samaritan Society Senior Living in Fargo highlighted the importance of careers in aging services Thursday, March 30.

Basic Care Facilities are very unique to North Dakota. It provides room and board, health, social and personal care to a resident to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

This field offers a variety of roles in nursing homes, assisted living and independent living including CNAs, nurses, activities professionals, social workers, administration, therapy and more.
Through that comes career growth opportunities too.

Good Samaritan Society Senior Living in Fargo provides courses for their workers to move up. In midst of it all, it helps build everlasting relationships between seniors and professionals.

Good Samaritan Society resident Judy Wienter remembers her best times with professionals, saying that she loves their visits, even when they are short.

My name is Anne Sara, better known as Sara.
I was born an only child in Port-au-prince, Haiti and moved to the U.S at the age of 2.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is where I was raised.
After graduating with my bachelor degree at Albright College, I moved to Florida to continue my studies.
WDAY is the reason why I moved to North Dakota.
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