Senior Helpers CEO: Home Care Providers Can’t Stop Caring in Times of Crisis

Under normal circumstances, in-home care providers and their professional caregivers are often tasked with being first to notice any changes in a person’s health. For Senior Helpers, this duty carries even more weight during the COVID-19 pandemic. In some ways, the coronavirus outbreak has turned the home care franchise company and its locations into first-responders, […]

BrightStar Care Leverages Service Mix to Box Out Competition in New Markets

BrightStar Care is looking to expand its footprint in 2020, specifically into markets such as Nashville, Tennessee, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Cleveland and Seattle. The Chicago-based in-home care franchise is also in the middle of a push to break into the Pennsylvania market. As part of its business model, BrightStar offers medical-level in-home care, non-medical home […]

Home Helpers CEO: Labor-Starved Providers Must ‘Hunt,’ Not ‘Fish’ for Caregivers

Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 225,000 in January, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meanwhile, the national unemployment rate was little changed at 3.6%, with notable job gains happening in construction, health care, transportation and warehousing. Translation: An already tight labor market is getting even tighter for […]

Senior Helpers Seeks Caregiver Advantage with New Training Centers

Home and adult day care franchise company Senior Helpers prides itself on being ahead of the curve when it comes to creating competitive advantages. The next notch on that belt is its innovative “centers for caregiver excellence.” Senior Helpers just opened its newest centers for caregiver excellence at one of its corporate store locations in […]

Griswold Home Care Has New CEO; Home Helpers Hires Chief Performance Officer

Griswold names CEO Griswold Home Care — a non-medical home care franchise company — has named a new CEO. Michael Slupecki is taking charge of Griswold in the chief executive role, the company announced Monday. The Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania-based Griswold currently provides companion care, homemaking services, hospice care and a range of other services across […]

Right at Home CEO: If You’re Not Bringing Data, You Just Have An Opinion

Reinvention is no easy feat — especially for a company that’s been around as long as Right at Home. In the past few years, the Omaha, Nebraska-based franchise company has gone to great lengths to position itself as a data-driven organization. Just last year, for example, the company began strategically adding corporate-owned “testing sites” to […]

FirstLight CEO Charts Course Toward Telehealth Expansion, Medicare Advantage Contracting

FirstLight Home Care recorded another year of strong growth in 2019, thanks partly to an uptick in national accounts and its work with employee-assistance programs (EAPs). The Cincinnati-based in-home care franchise company plans to double down on those areas in 2020, while also making progress on its Medicare Advantage (MA) efforts and FirstLight Health Solutions […]

Elder-Well CEO: Home Care’s Rising Costs Creating New Business for Adult Day Operators

Elder-Well, a non-medical social model for adult day care, has begun offering opportunities for entrepreneurs to franchise its service. The franchising play is yet another example of how adult day models are taking off across the U.S. The Framingham, Massachusetts-based Elder-Well was founded in 2014 by home health veterans Kara and Ken Harvey. With nearly […]