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ICare – Intelligent Home Care Solutions Announces Nationwide Expansion Through New Franchising Initiative »

September 18, 2014 at 6:54AM PDT | Source: iCare Intelligent Home Care Solutions

Noted Entrepreneur with Proven Reputation To Launch Home Care Company
September 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - Bill Redfern is at it again. The serial entrepreneur that has built a reputation for driving the growth of a noted franchise concept has set his sights on iCare – Intelligent Home Care Solutions, an in-home care franchise that provides intelligent home care solutions to seniors. Additionally, iCare is uniquely qualified to provide in-home assistance for anyone in need of short term or long term help.
"With the senior population growing year after year, the need for in-home care has never been greater. Home care assists seniors with staying comfortably in their own home, provides assistance and companionship, and helps relieve family from worrying if their loved ones are okay," said Redfern...

Caring Transitions Of North Dallas Suburbs Works To Be More Involved In The Community »

September 17, 2014 at 10:38AM PDT | Source: Caring Transitions

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 - To Caring Transitions of North Dallas Suburbs owners Jeff and Donna Rea, owning a business is about more than just making a living – it's about making a positive difference in the lives of others. That's why, as they work to grow their business, the Rea's and their staff are also giving back to the community.
Caring Transitions is America's largest resource specializing in managing senior relocations, downsizing and estate liquidations. In addition to organizing, packing, moving and resettling seniors in their new homes, Caring Transitions can handle on-site or online estate sales, liquidations, and preparing homes for market. Caring Transitions of North Dallas Suburbs serves Plano, Allen, McKinney, Fairview/Lucas and the surrounding areas, as well as state to state relocation...

FirstLight HomeCare Owners Recognized For Contributions To Franchising »

September 17, 2014 at 6:11AM PDT | Source: FirstLight HomeCare

September 17, 2014 // Franchising.com // Washington, D.C. - FirstLight HomeCare owners Judy DeVincentis and Jason McGee were honored today by the International Franchise Association with its annual Franchisee of the Year Award.
Franchise owner-operators representing 53 franchise systems were recognized today during the IFA’s 15th Annual Public Affairs Conference for their outstanding performance and the contributions they have made to enhance the growth and development of franchising.
DeVincentis owns FirstlLight HomeCare of The Western Slope (Colorado), and McGee owns FirstLight HomeCare of Dothan (Alabama).
FirstLight HomeCare, provider of quality, affordable, non-medical in-home care for adults, offers complete companion and personal care services for seniors, new mothers, those recovering from surgery and others in need of assistance...

BrightStar Care Named To Prestigious 2014 Inc. 5000 List »

September 17, 2014 at 4:48AM PDT | Source: BrightStar Care

National In-Home Care Franchise Makes Rank for Seventh Year in a Row; Shows Continued Strong Growth Potential
CHICAGO - September 17, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - So far, 2014 has been a stellar year for BrightStar Care, as the national home care franchise that provides medical and non-medical care to patients, recently announced its ranking on Inc. Magazine's 5000 list. For the seventh year in a row, Inc. has named BrightStar Care to its list as one of the fastest growing privately owned companies in the United States. The in-home care and medical staffing franchise was listed at 2506 for the 2014 rankings.
"With the continual training and support from the franchise support center team, our accomplished franchisees execute a business model that features unique differentiators like the full continuum of care, 24/7 availability, RN Director of Nurse oversight, and accreditation by the Joint Commission...

ComForcare Senior Services To Host Free Informative Seminar For Families Dealing With Dementia »

September 16, 2014 at 11:44AM PDT | Source: ComForcare Senior Services

DementiaWise Seminar to Provide Valuable Tips to Families with Loved Ones Suffering From Dementia
CHERRY HILL, N.J. - Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - According to the Alzheimer's Association, by the time 1 in 3 seniors pass away, they will have been afflicted with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. Dementia, a term used to describe a number of cognitive diseases which impair mental functions, can be debilitating for sufferers and heartbreaking for their loved ones. On Tuesday, October 21, ComForcare Senior Services will help families caring for someone with dementia by hosting an informative workshop at the Cherry Hill, NJ Public Library. At 5 P.M., refreshments will be provided and attendees will be able to meet with the seminar's keynote speaker, Dr...

Caring Senior Service Named One Of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies By Inc. Magazine »

September 12, 2014 at 8:54AM PDT | Source: Caring Senior Service
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Nationally Recognized In-Home Care Franchise Ranked Number 4,207 in Inc. 5000
September 12, 2014 // Franchising.com // SAN ANTONIO, TX. – Caring Senior Service, the nation’s premiere non-medical in-home care company announced today that Inc. Magazine has named it one of the 5000 fastest-growing privately owned companies in the United States for the third time. The Inc. 5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy- America’s independent entrepreneurs.
Caring Senior Service, the leading national in-home care company believes that every senior should be able to remain Happy, Healthy and Home. The company’s proprietary GreatCare® method addresses the main concerns when choosing an in-home care agency...

Right At Home Continues International Growth With New Master Franchise Partner: The Netherlands »

September 11, 2014 at 10:34AM PDT | Source: Right at Home

Elderly Expected to Reach 21.6% of Country's Population in 2025; Shows Increased Demand in Home Care Market
OMAHA, NE (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 - Right at Home, a leading in-home care franchise, continues to position itself at the forefront of the in-home care industry in 2014 by strengthening its international presence through further expansion into the European market, partnering with a new Master Franchisee in The Netherlands. Now entering its ninth country, Right at Home has consistently proven its innovative, economy boosting model to be successful globally, as evidenced by the achievements of its rapidly expanding network. Right at Home's international progress has been driven by outstanding partnerships, such as that formed with Peter van de Burgt, the Master Franchise owner in The Netherlands...

Family Opens Caring Transitions Of Greater Boston »

September 10, 2014 at 5:50AM PDT | Source: Caring Transitions

Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 - Betty and Jose Sierra and their two daughters, Kaitlyn and Corrina, are excited about bringing quality senior relocation and estate clearing services to the area with the first Caring Transitions in Massachusetts, Caring Transitions of Greater Boston.
Caring Transitions is America's largest resource specializing in managing senior relocations, downsizing and estate liquidations. In addition to organizing, packing, overseeing moves and resettling seniors in their new homes, Caring Transitions can handle on-site or online estate sales, liquidations, and preparing homes for market. Based in Newton, Caring Transitions of Greater Boston serves Newton, Wellesley, Needham, Lexington, Norwood and other communities in the Greater Boston area...

Family Caregiving Advocate Leeza Gibbons Invests In Senior Helpers »

September 09, 2014 at 7:48AM PDT | Source: Senior Helpers

Gibbons' Personal Experience Inspires Partnership with Leading In-Home Care Company
BALTIMORE - Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Senior Helpers, a national franchise dedicated to ensuring a better quality of life for aging adults and their families, is excited to announce Emmy Award winner and Alzheimer's champion Leeza Gibbons has partnered with Senior Helpers. Adding significant star power to amplify awareness about the needs of America's growing senior population, Gibbons will extend her dedication to family caregivers by becoming an official spokesperson for Senior Helpers and invest in Senior Helpers franchises.
"Senior Helpers provides trusted and dependable care and encouragement to seniors and families facing devastating illnesses such as Alzheimer's and dementia," said Leeza Gibbons...

Home Care Assistance To Offer Complimentary Continuing Education Unit (CEU) For Health And Senior Care Professionals »

September 08, 2014 at 11:57AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 - Home Care Assistance, North America's premier provider of in-home care for seniors, is hosting an hour-long webinar, "Dementia Examined: Exploring Approaches for Treatment", for CE credit. Led by Dr. Samuel Gontkovsky, Executive Director of Research and Development at Home Care Assistance, the webinar will provide an overview of the diagnostic criteria for dementia with an emphasis on the cognitive, behavioral and emotional issues that accompany the various forms of the disorder (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body disease, etc.). Dr. Gontkovsky will also discuss current treatments, both pharmacological and non-pharmacological, available for individuals with any form of dementia. Scientific studies will also be presented concerning neuroplasticity and the manner in which engagement in specific activities, or interventions, can promote structural and physiological changes in the brain that may in turn increase functioning and enhance quality of life...

Home Care Assistance Opens New Office Serving Southern Fairfield County »

September 08, 2014 at 5:53AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Senior Care Leader Meets Growing Demand For In-Home Care Services in Southern Fairfield County
Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of Southern Fairfield County, a leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is thrilled to serve the Fairfield County community with its newest office. Located at 365 Westport Ave., in Norwalk, Connecticut, the location is the 98th Home Care Assistance office in North America. The office services Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan and Norwalk Communities.
"I am excited to share what makes Home Care Assistance unique in the home care industry and I am confident this new location will be a great resource for the residents of southern Fairfield County," said Larry Gilmore, Owner of Home Care Assistance of Southern Fairfield County...

Home Care Assistance Partners With The Vi  »

September 08, 2014 at 4:36AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

At Highlands Ranch, Legacy Hospice and the 50 & Better Together Senior Outreach of Highlands Ranch to Host an Educational Series
Castle Rock, CO (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of Douglas County, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is dedicated to partnering with other community members in an effort to increase awareness around longevity and aging. In line with this commitment to community education and the company’s expertise in quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance of Douglas County is partnering with representatives from the Vi at Highlands Ranch, Legacy Hospice and the 50 & Better Together Senior Outreach of Highlands Ranch to host a free, three-part public workshop on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia...

Home Care Assistance Of Anne Arundel County, Maryland Receives Home Care Pulse Certified – Trusted Provider Distinction »

September 05, 2014 at 6:23AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

With its mission to Change the Way the World Ages, Home Care Assistance of Annapolis helps seniors live well at home through innovative approaches to senior care. One such approach is their proprietary Balanced Care Method™ that focuses on a holistic approach to senior care – prioritizing health of mind, body and spirit and emphasizing scientifically studied lifestyle behaviors of the longest living people on Earth.
Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of Annapolis, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is excited to announce it has been awarded with the Certified – Trusted Provider distinction from Home Care Pulse, a quality management company that empowers excellence in the home care industry...

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Assisting Hands Home Care »

September 05, 2014 at 5:17AM PDT | Source: Assisting Hands Home Care (R)

September 05, 2014 // Franchising.com // NAMPA, Idaho - Assisting Hands Home Care today announced its plans to offer donation matching for each of its 40 franchise offices nationwide to support raising funds for finding a cure to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis,(ALS). For any Assisting Hands franchise owner who decides his office will take part in the currently popular "Ice Bucket Challenge," the Assisting Hands corporate office will send matching donations to the ALS Association. "Our Scottsdale office owner, Terry Madden, shared with us her efforts to contribute to the cause by way of challenging her employees and making a $10 donation for each person who accepted," said Shana Kolman, Assisting Hands National Director of Franchise Operations...

Indianapolis Senior Care Company Receives 2014 Best Of Home Care® Employer Of Choice Award »

September 05, 2014 at 4:39AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Carmel, Indiana (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of Indianapolis, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is honored to be recognized as a 2014 Best of Home Care Employer of Choice. This prestigious award is given to home care providers who rank in the top 50th percentile in one or more employee satisfaction categories, based on monthly satisfaction interviews conducted by Home Care Pulse.
"The Best of Home Care Awards recognize the leading home care businesses - the best of the best," says Home Care Pulse Founder and CEO Aaron Marcum. "We are excited to announce these award-winners and celebrate their dedication to providing quality in-home care."
Home Care Pulse created these awards to identify those agencies in the in-home care space that demonstrate a passion for client and employee satisfaction and thereby help families make better care decisions for their aging loved ones...

September Is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month »

September 03, 2014 at 12:15PM PDT | Source: Interim HealthCare

Personal Stories From Interim HealthCare Heighten Awareness for Quadriplegia
SUNRISE, Fla. - Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Every 48 minutes someone in the U.S. is paralyzed from a spinal cord injury and approximately 1.2 million people in the U.S. live with such an injury. Congress enacted a resolution last July, designating September as National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness Month to create additional awareness and support of SCI research. This September Interim HealthCare hopes to also raise awareness of this disability by sharing the story of Rhonda Reese. The video shows how this woman with quadriplegia can live independently in her own home with assistance from in-home caregivers from Interim's Leesburg, Fla. franchise.
Reese became paralyzed from the neck down at age 25 and now receives services from a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) who helps provide the care she needs to remain in the comfort of her home...

Home Care Assistance Expands Staff To Meet Growing Demand For In-Home Care Services In Scottsdale »

September 02, 2014 at 5:56AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of Scottsdale, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to welcome Carrie Rose as the office's new Client Care Coordinator. Prior to joining Home Care Assistance, Carrie worked as a caregiver in assisted living and memory care facilities and as a Certified Nursing Assistant in skilled nursing facilities for several hospice companies in the East Valley. She also is a trainer with the State of Arizona in the Direct Care Workers program. Recently she transitioned to the at-home care industry, having served as a client care coordinator for the past eight years at another home care agency. Carrie will play an integral role in the hiring and training of caregivers as well as oversee the personalization and execution of care plans for each and every client...

David Jones And Rhonda Cunha Bring Professional Senior Relocation Services To The Jupiter, Florida Area »

September 02, 2014 at 5:26AM PDT | Source: Caring Transitions

Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 - David Jones and Rhonda Cunha are looking forward to bringing professional senior relocation and estate sale services to the area with their new business, Caring Transitions of Jupiter.
Caring Transitions is America's largest resource specializing in managing senior relocations, downsizing and estate liquidations. In addition to the organizing, packing and move oversight, Caring Transitions can handle on-site and online estate sales, preparing homes for market and more. Caring Transitions of Jupiter serves Jupiter, Tequesta, Stuart, Hope Sound, Palm Beach Gardens, North Palm Beach and the surrounding communities.
Rhonda, originally from East Hampton, New York, has worked in business for 40 years...

Home Care Assistance Of Scottsdale To Host Webinar On Heart Health, Featuring Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum »

August 28, 2014 at 4:38AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of Scottsdale, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned Healthy Longevity Webinar Series. The upcoming webinar will feature Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, attending cardiologist and Director of Women's Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, National Spokesperson for the American Heart Association's Go Red Campaign, and author. The webinar will cover the issues surrounding women and heart disease, what heart disease is and what to do about it. Heart disease is the number one killer of women, more than all cancers combined. It is widely underdiagnosed and undertreated. During the webinar, Dr. Steinbaum will discuss lifestyle changes linked to heart health as presented in her recently released book, Dr...

Always Best Care Senior Services Selected As One Of Top 50 Franchises For Veterans »

August 27, 2014 at 10:35AM PDT | Source: Always Best Care, Inc.

August 27, 2014 // Franchising.com // Roseville, CA – Always Best Care Senior Services has been named one of the top 50 franchises for veterans by the World Franchising Network, as featured in USA Today’s "Franchising Today" section on June 20, 2014.
Based in Roseville, CA just outside the state capitol in Sacramento, Always Best Care is one of the nation’s leading providers of non-medical in-home care, assisted living placement services and skilled home health care. The company delivers its services through an international network of more than 180 independently owned and operated franchise territories.
"This is the fourth consecutive year our company had been recognized for its positive impact on veterans," said Michael Newman, founder and CEO of Always Best Care Senior Services...



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