Kindred Describes Risky Home Health Business Landscape

Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND), the nation’s largest home health provider, is one step closer to being taken over by insurance giant Humana (NYSE: HUM) and two private equity groups. Kindred filed a preliminary proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, in advance of a special meeting of the stockholders to be held […]

Home Health Business Briefs: Home Instead’s New CEO, 3 Providers Merge

As one of the fastest-growing sectors in the United States, home health care is teeming with activity — from acquisitions and partnerships to new leadership appointments and promotions. Here’s the latest news buzzing around the industry: Home Instead Appoints Jeff Huber as CEO Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor for Home Instead Senior Care, a leading […]

Top 10 Home Care Franchises

As home care franchising continues to grow rapidly in the United States, Visiting Angels is setting the standard as the overall top performer, according to a recently released industry report. The number of home care franchise locations increased 47% between 2010 and 2013, with net growth of 1,757 locations, according to the 2015 report from […]

Home Instead Brings Staff Training Online Through New Partnership

One of the largest home health care providers is bringing staff training online through a new partnership with a professional education institute. Home Instead Senior Care’s 65,000 employees worldwide will soon be able to access their state-specific training online. Home Instead Senior Care has endorsed Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) as a preferred vendor […]

Home Instead Senior Care Joins Global Dementia Initiative

An international initiative led by various private-sector organizations has enlisted one of the largest home health care providers to assist its global fight against dementia. The Global CEO Initiative (CEOi) on Alzheimer’s Disease announced Tuesday that Home Instead Senior Care will join the group of organizations looking to advance the quality of care for those living […]

Home Instead Senior Care Opens 1,000th Location, Plans China Expansion

Following the opening of its 1,000th franchise location, Omaha, Nebraska-based Home Instead Senior Care announced it is planning to expand the global reach of its home health services in Canada and China. The 1,000th Home Instead location opened December 4 in Niagara Falls, Canada by local owners Danielle Cuoco and Jonathan Cook, adding to the […]

Home Instead Senior Care Franchisees Plan to Hire More than 45,000

Global home care provider and franchise home Instead Senior Care has announced plans for its franchisees to hire more than 45,000 new caregivers in 2013 across the United States.  The company attributes growth expectations to increasing demand fro home care professionals, citing Bureau of Labor Statistics data indicating the need for personal care aides will […]

Older Entrepreneurs Flock to Home Care Franchise Opportunities

The home care industry is predicted to continue growing at a time when many industries are contracting. In light of the opportunities presented from a business standpoint, a U.S. News report this week focuses on a population that is particularly positioned to gain: Older entrepreneurs.  Through franchise opportunities offered by organizations like Home Instead, people […]