One of the largest employment growth opportunities in Chicago is that of the adult caregiver
. The elderly population continues to increase, with over 1.5 million retirees in the city by 2020. Most elderly people in the Chicago area are opting to remain there when they retire, often moving to smaller, more manageable homes.
Many elderly people need assistance in various ways—whether with self-help skills, home care help, or even simply someone to grocery shop for or visit with them.