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Career-Focused Health and Science Curriculum Now Available Statewide
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The California Department of Finance predicts that the number of state residents, ages 65 and older, will swell to over 11 million people (nearly one in five) by 2050. Will there be enough health care workers to provide services to an aging population? According to the California Hospital Association’s (CHA) 2011 Allied Health Survey, the average age of the allied health care workforce ranges from 37 to 50, which underscores the need to engage younger workers into health care professions and prepare for the increased needs of California’s aging population.