Gerontology career

  1. Hi,
    I love the elderly, but I don't think that I want to be a nurse. What other careers can I look at? I want to make a decent living too. Can you offer any advice?
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  2. 3 Comments

  3. by   ShortFuse_LPN
    Nursing homes always need good activity directors. Not sure about the pay though.
  4. by   ERNurse752
    Social worker maybe?...good luck!
  5. by   FutureRNMichael
    Social Worker or Occupational Therapist come to mind. I have thought about both of those if I do not go into nursing.

    OT's can make similar wages to Nurses... Sometimes better. Social Workers make very little from what I have gathered.

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