August 12, 2011 // Franchising.com // CINCINNATI, Ohio — FirstLight HomeCare (firstlighthomecare.com), a new standard in non-medical in-home care, is now accepting inquiries from prospective owners in the greater Pittsburgh, Pa., area. FirstLight HomeCare currently has 23 locations in 13 states, after only 18 months of franchising.
Senior care is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States. With more than 65 million Americans over 65 by the end of the year and another 8,000 people joining them everyday, the population of Americans who may want or need in-home care services is growing. Additionally, the home health care segment is one of the fastest growing franchise opportunities.
FirstLight HomeCare was designed from the ground up to be a completely new approach to high-quality in-home care. The founders bring 40 years of experience in health care, service success and the development of a major, national senior care company to the creation of the most comprehensive, reliable, attentive, best-managed and values-driven organization in the industry.
Built upon extensive senior care experience, FirstLight HomeCare was designed to be the nation's best-managed, best-equipped and best-staffed home care agency. It provides a complete range of companion and personal care services, as well as progressive offerings such as the Dementia Care Program, an individualized, engaging approach for all stages of dementia patient care needs, including those with Alzheimer's disease.
FirstLight HomeCare creates a new standard in non-medical, in-home care customized for seniors, new mothers and those recovering from illness, injury or surgery. The demand for high-quality in-home care is at an all-time high, with more than 12 percent of Americans over 65 and wanting to remain independent for as long as possible. FirstLight HomeCare combines best practices of a dynamic senior leadership team with more than 110 years of collective senior care experience and innovative approaches to make this franchise an emerging market leader in a fast-growing industry. FirstLight HomeCare franchises have exclusive access to Foundation FirstSM, the best-in-class franchise support system bringing together 26 franchise essentials, unmatched in the industry. Prime territories are going quickly, for more information please visit www.firstlightfranchise.com. Follow CEO Jeff Bevis on Twitter @jbevisfranchise and read his blog TheIndependenceBlog.com.