ComForCare Brings Brands Together Under New Platform Company

Home care giant ComForCare has announced the creation of a new platform company to unify its brands. Going forward, Best Life Brands will encompass ComForCare, fellow home care franchise company At Your Side, senior placement organization CarePatrol and any future acquisitions. Owned by New York-based private equity firm Riverside Company, ComForCare operates on a franchise […]

The Top Trends in Home Care for 2019

In many ways, 2018 was a coming of age for the home care industry, as it steadily became recognized as a key part of the overall continuum of care due to its ability to keep older adults safely at home and out of the hospital. Among the biggest changes to home care in 2018: the […]

ComForCare Sees ‘Gray Area’ of Private-Duty Nursing as Big Opportunity

Earlier in December, international home care franchiser ComForCare announced plans to roll out a private-duty nursing program across its sprawling franchise network. The strategy is yet another example of the blurring of lines between home health and home care labels, ComForCare officials told Home Health Care News. “Most people want to try to put agencies […]

ComForCare to Roll Out System-Wide Private-Duty Nursing

ComForCare on Wednesday announced a new business goal to roll out private-duty nursing across the entire franchise system of about 200 locations. The move fits into the company’s broader strategy. ComForCare CEO Steve Greenbaum recently outlined the Detroit-based home care franchiser’s plans to differentiate itself from industry competitors, mainly by refining a “suite of services” […]

ComForCare Partnering with Kindred at Home

Kindred at Home, the largest provider of home health and hospice services in the U.S., has signed a preferred partnership agreement with ComForCare. The partnership is a part of ComForCare’s strategic plan to build relationships with providers across the health care continuum in order to serve seniors in a more holistic way, according to the […]

Interim Leads Home Care Pack on Entrepreneur’s Top Global Franchise List

Appearing alongside international heavyweights like McDonald’s and Hilton Hotels, several home care companies have made Entrepreneur magazine’s new rankings of the top global franchises. Interim HealthCare was the top-ranked home care franchise, coming in at No. 19 on the 200-company list. The list is based on data submitted to Entrepreneur for the publication’s annual Franchise […]

ComForCare Platform Could Grow to 20 Different Franchise Brands

A deal announced this week could be the first step in the creation of a family of senior care franchise businesses under a single private equity owner, The Riverside Company. It’s similar to what Riverside has done in building the Dwyer Group, which is a platform of 17 trade service franchises, including Molly Maid, Mr. Rooter and […]

ComForCare Acquires Senior Living Placement Service CarePatrol

With a new CEO at the helm, home care franchise company ComForCare is growing in new directions. ComForCare, which has more than 200 locations across the United States, Canada and the U.K., has acquired CarePatrol, a company that helps place individuals in assisted living and other senior living settings. Like ComForCare, CarePatrol operates on a […]