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New Business Serves Seniors, Families In Colorado Springs »

October 24, 2014 at 5:53AM PDT | Source: Caring Transitions

Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 - Patrick McCombie is looking forward to bringing senior relocation and estate liquidation services to the area through his new small business, Caring Transitions of Colorado Springs.
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, liquidations, and preparing homes for market. This local franchise, Caring Transitions of Colorado Springs, serves the Colorado Springs and Monument areas as well as the surrounding communities.
"I saw two aunts go through relocations and it was a struggle...

Caring Transitions Recognized As A Top 50 Franchise For Veterans »

October 23, 2014 at 10:34AM PDT | Source: Caring Transitions

Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 - As Caring Transitions surpasses 150 franchisees nationwide, the company is also celebrating being recognized as one of the Top 50 Franchises for Veterans by USA Today.
Caring Transitionsis America's largest resource specializing in managing senior relocations, downsizing and estate liquidations. In addition to the organizing, packing and move management, Caring Transitions can handle on-site or online estate sales, liquidations, and preparing homes for market. The USA Today honor recognizes businesses with a strong veteran representation and individual programs to attract veterans and is based on data from the Word Franchising Network.
"At Caring Transitions, we believe that veterans not only deserve the best opportunities, but that they have earned those opportunities...

Massage Heights Introduces 90-Minute Facials »

October 23, 2014 at 4:59AM PDT | Source: Massage Heights
Massage Heights Opportunities Available

Company launches extended services to help Guests elevate skin care and take a bigger step to whole body health.
San Antonio, TX - October 23, 2014 - (PR.com) - Your face says a lot about you, where you’ve been, how you are feeling, your age and most importantly it shares your whole body’s health. The old saying really is true, "it’s written all over your face." And being that your face is one of the first things people notice, what will that first impression tell them? Regular facials offer a variety of health benefits such as increasing circulation, reversing the signs of aging and hydrating and removing environmental impurities. Committed to providing Members and Guests with the best overall health and well-being, Massage Heights, a leader of professional, affordable and convenient therapeutic massage and facial services, will begin offering 90-minute facials on November 3, 2014...

Two Women Entrepreneurs Bring Medical Background To New Caring Transitions Business »

October 22, 2014 at 10:39AM PDT | Source: Caring Transitions

Billings, MT (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 - Friends Teresa Otto and Erin BeQuette have a true passion for caring for people. Teresa, an anesthesiologist, and Erin, a nurse, are looking forward to bringing that passion and experience to their new business – Caring Transitions of Yellowstone Valley.
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 Yellowstone Valley serves the Billings area, Yellowstone County and Southeastern Stillwater County as well as Carbon, Treasure, Rosebud and Custer counties...

Dr. Iris Hunter To Host Grand Opening Of FirstLight HomeCare Tomorrow »

October 22, 2014 at 8:16AM PDT | Source: FirstLight HomeCare

Entrepreneur Still Has a Heart for Service After 20-Year Nonprofit Career
Springfield, Va. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 - For Dr. Iris Hunter, a job is more than just a way to make money; it's an extension of her life's mission. Her extensive experience in the nonprofit sector, coupled with her latest venture as the owner of FirstLight HomeCare, make it clear that Hunter's mission is to serve others.
"It's important to me that my work makes a difference in the lives of others," Hunter said. "Additionally, I've always harbored an entrepreneurial spirit, so after much research, I felt ready to start on this journey as a FirstLight owner."
FirstLight HomeCare provides affordable, non-medical home care services to people of all ages who need assistance with daily activities...

New Business Brings Needed Services To Seniors, Families In Austin »

October 22, 2014 at 7:15AM PDT | Source: Caring Transitions

Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 - Brandon and Elizabeth Mirabal are looking forward to bringing needed relief to seniors and their families through their new business, Caring Transitions of Greater Austin.
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 Transitionscan handle on-site and online estate sales, preparing homes for market and more. Caring Transitions of Greater Austin serves several areas of Travis County: Circle C, South Austin, Shady Hollow, Manchaca, Barton Hills, Travis Heights, Downtown Austin, Tarrytown, West Campus and North Austin.
The Mirabals decided to open an Austin franchise location after experiencing what many of their clients are facing...

Interim HealthCare Expands With 15 New U.S. Franchise Locations »

October 22, 2014 at 6:37AM PDT | Source: Interim HealthCare

Healthy, Steady Growth in Eight States; Ranked #92 in Franchise Times Top 200
SUNRISE, Fla. - Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Interim HealthCare® Inc., a national network of home care, hospice and health staffing franchises founded in 1966 and known for its continuum of care, added 15 locations in 2014 in eight states including California, Texas, Florida, Georgia, Virginia and New Jersey. The first locations in Utah and Maryland have opened. With more than 330 locations in 44 states, the franchise company has moved up 10 spots to number 92 in the Franchise Times Top 200 ranking announced earlier this month.
"As baby boomers age and home care is the most affordable option for senior Americans as well as people with conditions requiring ongoing medical care, the demand for quality home healthcare will only continue to rise," said Kathleen Gilmartin, President and CEO of Interim HealthCare Inc...

Mark Liberatore Embraces Small Business Ownership As Encore Career »

October 22, 2014 at 6:08AM PDT | Source: Caring Transitions

Bernardston, MA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 - Mark Liberatore is looking forward to starting a new chapter in his life focused on serving seniors and families with his new business, Caring Transitions of the Central Connecticut River Valley.
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 the Central Connecticut River Valley serves Brattleboro, Vermont; Keene, New Hampshire; and Greenfield, Northampton, Amherst and Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Liberatore decided it was time to open his own business after experiencing one too many corporate layoffs...

Home Care Assistance Fairfield County Launches Campaign To Celebrate Older Adults »

October 20, 2014 at 10:48AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

"Honor Your Living Legend" is designed to showcase seniors and their impressive contributions to their loved ones and communities.
Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of Fairfield County, Connecticut’s premier provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to launch a new campaign that recognizes the lifetime accomplishments of seniors. Family members or friends submit stories and photographs, which are shared publicly on HonorYourLivingLegend.com and through Home Care Assistance’s social media pages. The goal of the campaign is to give people a platform to express their admiration for their aging loved ones and in doing so, remind the community that older adults should be respected for their contributions...

Former Executive Recruiter Launches Senior Home Care Franchise In VA »

October 20, 2014 at 4:46AM PDT | Source: Griswold Home Care

Worked with Your Franchise Success, a franchise consulting firm to find Griswold Senior Home Care Franchise.
(PRWEB) October 19, 2014 - Dick Bass, senior franchise consultant for Your Franchise Success® (YFS) announced the match-up of Griswold Home Care and Virginia resident Karen Vassar. A talent acquisition professional turned franchisee, Vassar will service the Leesburg, Manassas and Woodbridge areas.
Griswold Home Care provides non-medical care to the elderly, disabled and at-risk individuals in the comfort of their own home, while offering peace of mind to their loved ones. For over 30 years Griswold Home Care has continued to refer caregivers that provide high quality, non-medical home care at affordable rates.
Vassar came across the Griswold Home Care franchise opportunity through working with Your Franchise Success...

Right At Home Sustains International Growth Momentum »

October 17, 2014 at 7:49AM PDT | Source: Right at Home

In-Home Care Franchise Gains Foothold Across Europe, Asia and The Americas
Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 - The world is rapidly aging and, more and more, members of this population want to spend their senior years independently in the comfort of their own homes. These demographic and social shifts continue to drive the demand for in-home care and assistance, such as that provided by Right at Home. The demand is so great, in fact, that Right at Home has swiftly grown to provide care to elderly and disabled adults across five continents through more than 400 locally owned locations worldwide.
The majority of that growth has come in 2014, as Right at Home almost doubled its presence outside of the United States, opening pilot offices in Australia in April, Japan in July, and signing its master franchisee for The Netherlands in September...

Palo Alto Senior Care Company Receives 2014 Best Of Home Care® Provider Of Choice Award »

October 16, 2014 at 9:13AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Home Care Assistance of Palo Alto was recognized as one of the top home care agencies in Palo Alto based on client satisfaction.
Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of Palo Alto, a leading in-home care agency for seniors, is honored to be recognized as a 2014 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice. This prestigious award is given to home care providers who rank in the top 50th percentile in one or more client satisfaction categories, based on monthly satisfaction interviews conducted by Home Care Pulse.
"We are very pleased to be recognized as a quality leader in home care," said Dr. Kathy Johnson, Founder and CEO of Home Care Assistance. "Our goal is to provide each client with the ultimate home care experience...

Home Care Assistance Launches Kosher Care »

October 15, 2014 at 9:27AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 - Home Care Assistance, North America's premier provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to launch a new program to better serve members of the Jewish community. In line with the company's reputation for high quality, personalized care, Kosher Care is designed to meet the needs of clients in conformance with the laws and customs of Judaism. Home Care Assistance caregivers are specially trained through the company's unique online training platform, Home Care Assistance University, in Jewish traditions, including holidays and keeping a kosher kitchen. To complement this program, Home Care Assistance has published a 42-page cookbook, which contains healthy and traditional recipes for the kosher home...

Home Care Assistance Of Oklahoma To Offer Complimentary Continuing Education Unit (CEU)  »

October 14, 2014 at 7:40AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Edmond, OK (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of Oklahoma, 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...

Seth Rogen's Hilarity For Charity Teams Up With Home Instead Senior Care »

October 10, 2014 at 11:00AM PDT | Source: Home Instead Senior Care

To Provide In-Home Care Grants to Families Living with Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's Care Grant Program for 15 Million Eligible Family Caregivers in North America
LOS ANGELES - Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Hilarity for Charity®, a movement established with the Alzheimer's Association®, led by actors and writers Lauren Miller Rogen and Seth Rogen to inspire change and raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease among the millennial generation, will partner with Home Instead Senior Care®, to offer grants for in-home care services to eligible U.S. and Canadian families through the Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Relief Grant Program. Care will be provided by professionals trained in how to most effectively and compassionately assist individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias...

Home Care Assistance Celebrates The New Bedford Location With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony And Grand Opening Event »

October 08, 2014 at 6:50AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be conducted by Steven Daly, Town Manager of Bedford, on Thursday, October 9th at 4:00PM at the new Home Care Assistance of Bedford office.
(PRWEB) October 07, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of New Hampshire, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is thrilled to serve the Bedford community and surrounding areas with its newest office. There will be a few words from the President of Home Care Assistance, Lauren Robison, and Town Manager, Steven Daly, followed by the ribbon cutting ceremony at 4PM. To showcase the company's Balanced Care Method™, guests will enjoy free chair massages, smoothies from the Home Care Assistance Smoothie Recipes Booklet and healthy appetizers. The event will take place at the office which is located at 265 South River Road, Unit A in Bedford, New Hampshire and will start with open networking at 3PM...

Home Care Assistance Of Sacramento Welcomes Kimberley Krampf, R.N., As A Cognitive Therapeutics Interventionist »

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

As an Interventionist, Kim Krampf, R.N., will help seniors stay mentally engaged at home
Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of Sacramento, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to welcome Kim Krampf as the office's new Cognitive Therapeutics Interventionist. As a Cognitive Therapeutics Interventionist, Kim's role will largely focus on an innovative approach to in-home dementia care. Kim, who has more than 12 years of clinical hospital nursing experience, received an Associate's Degree in Nursing from the College of San Mateo and a Bachelor's Degree from Lone Mountain College in San Francisco. Her background in medical, skilled nursing, and psychiatric settings, and her passion for helping seniors live healthier, happier lives is very much in line with Home Care Assistance's commitment to providing exceptional care...

Felita Clark Launches New Caring Transitions Franchise In Raleigh »

October 07, 2014 at 11:25AM PDT | Source: Caring Transitions

Caring Transitions, America's largest resource specializing in managing senior relocations, downsizing and estate liquidations, to serve Raleigh.
Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 - When Felita Clark's father died, she and her family were faced with helping her mother downsize while grieving their loss. That experience, along with her understanding of project management, is what inspired Clark to launch her new business – Caring Transitions of Raleigh, North Carolina.
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, liquidations, and preparing homes for market...

Home Care Assistance Names Dean Phillips 2014 Caregiver Of The Year At The Annual Convention »

October 07, 2014 at 10:28AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Dean Phillips of Home Care Assistance Indianapolis was recognized as Caregiver of the Year, outshining more than 4,000 caregivers across North America.
Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 - Home Care Assistance, North America's leading provider of in-home care, is proud to announce that Dean Phillips of Home Care Assistance Indianapolis is the recipient of the company's 2014 Caregiver of the Year Award. This prestigious award is presented each year to the caregiver who best exemplifies Home Care Assistance's values and core beliefs, embodying the company's mission to change the way the world ages. Dean was honored at Home Care Assistance's Annual Convention held in San Diego. His tremendous compassion for his clients, commitment to helping them regain a remarkable level of independence despite physical limitations, admirable professionalism and glowing client reviews set him apart from over 4,000 caregivers across North America...

Home Care Assistance Partners With Wish Of A Lifetime To Grant One Lifelong Wish For A Special Senior »

October 07, 2014 at 5:00AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

In line with the company's mission to change the way the world ages, Home Care Assistance's Wish Possible campaign is designed to foster respect for seniors by fulfilling the wish of a deserving elder.
Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 - Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, has partnered with Wish of a Lifetime, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering respect and appreciation for seniors by granting life-enriching wishes. Both companies are committed to changing the way that society views aging and improving the quality of life of seniors across North America. To this end, Home Care Assistance is proud to sponsor one wish for a very deserving senior. Wish of a Lifetime has already fulfilled life changing wishes for over 950 seniors across the country...



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