An unprecedented shortage of health care workers - specialty and experienced RNs, LPNs, nursing assistants, paraprofessionals, technicians and technologists - has become a crisis throughout Upstate New York...and that means there are lots of jobs!
More than five million people will be needed to fill health care jobs in the United States in the next eight years.
There are 78 million Baby Boomers in the United States. They are not getting any younger, and that means they will be retiring and also need health care...and that means there are lots of jobs!
- The 85 and older population has grown by 38% in the last decade.
- The 45-54 year old population has grown by almost 50%.
- Within the next 20 years, the 65 and older population will increase by 29%.
Upstate New York Has It All!
Whether you choose a small village of 300 or a large city of 300,000, Upstate New York offers an excellent lifestyle with great communities, health care, housing, and educational opportunities as well as plentiful recreation and cultural opportunities.
- Natural Beauty
Upstate New York is home to the six-million-acre Adirondack Park and its bountiful wildlife, pristine lakes and majestic mountains offer countless opportunities for skiers, hikers, boaters, campers and fishermen.
- Attractions, Arts and Entertainment
Close proximity to major metropolitan areas - Boston, Montreal, New York City and Toronto - makes Upstate New York an attractive option for those interested in Broadway shows, major sporting events, teams and world-class museums.
- Schools and Education
Upstate New York offers some of the finest schools in the country. Upstate New York is also home to some of the world's leading colleges and universities including the State University of New York (two- and four-year) schools, Health Sciences Center, Cornell, Colgate, Rensselaer Polytechnic, Clarkson, Rochester Institute of Technology, Syracuse Univeristy and Albany College of Pharmacy, to name a few.
- Affordable Cost of Living
Desirable, attractively priced housing is available throughout Upstate New York.