We can't control when we get sick or will need other medical attention. Recession or not, a profession in the healthcare industry will be a safe place to be.
People will continue to get hurt, have surgery to recover from, and require many other services physical therapists can provide.
Medications, prescriptions, and other health products will always be needed, and working at a pharmacy will help ensure you are in an excellent economic position.
Big Pharma will provide a safe place to work during any economic conditions.
Getting old is never fun, and some of us will need more help than others. The senior care industry will always have a demand.