Tampa, Sarasota one of the highest areas for senior caregiving employment

Staff

Published: 3/8/2013

Caregiverlist named the Tampa and Sarasota area among the top 20 U.S. cities for senior caregiver employment.

The Tampa/Sarasota area ranked No. 20 on the index, according to a statement.

Due to a senior care industry expansion over the past few years, there has been a 40 percent growth in U.S. senior care agencies since 2008, the statement said.

Tampa Bay has added 41 new care giving agencies since 2008, according to a company spokesperson.

Chicago was ranked No. 1.

Caregiverlist is a Chicago-based connection service for care giving professionals and clients.