Right at Home Leads Home Care in List of Top Franchises

Home care companies once again were frequently listed as top franchise opportunities on Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 500 Franchise list for 2017. This year, a whopping 21 home care franchises made the list, with seven franchises making the top 100 and several seeing their rank jump from 2016. The list is an annual ranking by Entrepreneur, which is […]

Editor’s Picks: Pre-Claim Affirmation Rate Tops 90% in Illinois

New year, new us! While we stayed busy sticking to our New Year’s resolutions—for now, anyway—we were sure to keep our readers up to date on the latest home health care and home care news. Readers wanted to know where seniors are looking to retire and why, as well as some of the top home […]

BrightStar CEO: Major Tech, Workforce Investments Sharpen Competitive Edge

For Chicago-based home care provider BrightStar Care, 2016 was a milestone year. A decade after the company began franchising, its 300th franchise location opened in the Chicagoland area. The franchise system now stretches across 38 states and Canada, has recorded over a billion dollars in total revenue, and employed more than 100,000 nurses and caregivers, according […]

Business Briefs: Amedisys To Grant Wishes Of Terminally Ill Patients

Amedisys Foundation Enters New Partnership To Help Terminally Ill Patients Amedisys Foundation has partnered with Dream Foundation, the only national dream-granting organization for terminally ill adults, to help grant wishes to terminally ill patients. Through this partnership, Amedisys hospice centers will have the opportunity to grant patients’ wishes. “We’re excited to join with Dream Foundation to […]

Business Briefs: Seniorlink Receives $7.5M in Funding

Seniorlink Receives $7.5M from NewSpring The health care funding company, NewSpring Health Capital, from the family of private equity funds, NewSpring Capital, has invested $7.5 million in Seniorlink, Inc., a creator in solutions for caregivers across the country. Seniorlink, founded in 2000, plans to use the funds to continue developing its coaching and collaboration platform, Vela. […]

Top 10 Home Care Franchises

Home health care companies continue to carve out their place in the franchise market, as the annual Franchise Time’s Top 200+ list names 14 home care franchises as some of the best-performing in the world. After being named as a top franchise investment choice by Forbes earlier this year, home care franchise companies join the […]

BrightStar Enters Canada with ‘Ambitious’ Franchise Plans

One of the nation’s largest franchise home care businesses is expanding into its first international market. BrightStar Care, a Chicago-based private duty home care services provider with more than 300 locations across the country, is stepping into Canada. The company’s expansion will be led my BrightStar’s Michael Shneer, who will own and operate the first […]

Inc. Names 13 Home Care Companies Among Nation’s Fastest-Growing

Buoyed by a growing demographic of Americans who want to age in place, home care companies are among the fastest-growing companies in the country, according to a recent ranking of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. In the most recent Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list, 13 home care companies made the cut. It’s no surprise these companies snagged […]

BrightStar Care to Add 26 Home Care Locations in Philadelphia

One of the nation’s largest home care franchise companies is expanding with 26 new franchise locations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. BrightStar Care, a top 10 performing home care franchise company, is adding the locations to the area due to a “clear demand” for its services, which include skilled medical and non-medical in-home care services. The home […]