BrightStar Care Opens New Mt. Laurel Agency

World’s Premier In-Home Care Franchise Provides Full Range of Care Services to Burlington County

January 11, 2018 // // MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. - BrightStar Care, a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with more than 300 locations, has opened its newest location in Mt. Laurel, NJ. The office will serve Burlington and some sections of Camden County and , providing BrightStar Care’s full continuum of home care services, ranging from meal preparation, to bathing and medication assistance, to infusion therapy and wound care.

After spending 12 years as an accountant, BrightStar Care franchisee Joel Rigueur Jr. wanted to start his own business that would make a difference in the lives of people within his community. Having been involved with the care of his grandmother since 2013, he quickly realized that many other families in the same situation do not have access to the same resources - and knew that the Mt. Laurel community would benefit from having a home care agency that provides high-quality care. Mr. Rigueur brings a passion for service and entrepreneurship to BrightStar Care’s new Mt. Laurel location.

“I was attracted to operating a BrightStar Care agency because it was clear that they truly took time with each client to genuinely understand their personal needs. The brand was the right decision for me and the residents of Mt. Laurel because they sincerely care - not only for their clients, but their continuously growing family of colleagues and caregivers,” said franchisee Joel Rigueur Jr. “I look forward to being part of the BrightStar Care franchise community, and making a positive impact on the lives of seniors and their families across Burlington and Camden County.”

“Joel’s professional experience in accounting and corporate business, coupled with his personal experience caring for family members, make him a natural fit to operate a BrightStar Care,” said Shelly Sun, CEO of BrightStar Care “With his team of compassionate and professional nurses and caregivers, we are confident that Joel will deliver a higher standard of care to Burlington County and the Mt. Laurel senior community.”

BrightStar Care provides the full continuum of home care services comprised of companionship, personal care, dementia care, transportation, medication assistance, skilled nursing and more to improve clients’ health and quality of life.

For more information on BrightStar Care please visit To reach the Mt. Laurel location, call (856) 533-0101 or visit them at 1000 S. Lenola Rd, Building 1 Suite 102, Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052.

About BrightStar Care

Based in Chicago, BrightStar Care is a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with more than 300 locations which provide medical and non-medical services to clients within their homes, as well as supplemental care staff to corporate clients. BrightStar Care franchise locations across the country employ over 2,500 registered nurses who play a unique role in overseeing the care for each individual client, a service that no other private duty home care provider offers. In addition, BrightStar Care is the only national home care franchise to receive The Joint Commission’s Enterprise Champion for Quality award every year since the award’s inception. In 2015, the company ranked No. 177 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list, No. 27 on Crain’s Chicago “Fast Fifty,” ranking and was included for the tenth consecutive year on Inc. Magazine’s prestigious Inc. 5000 list.

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SOURCE BrightStar Care



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