The 12 Best-Liked Home Care Franchises

Home Instead Senior Care and Visiting Angels are among the home care companies that franchisees like best, according to a report by Franchise Business Review, a national franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction and franchise buyer experiences. The report consists of survey responses from 28,000 franchise operators who represent 339 […]

FirstLight Credits Alliances for 98% Franchise Revenue Growth

Cincinnati, Ohio-based FirstLight HomeCare reported that the gross revenue of all of its franchise locations totaled $52 million for 2015, representing a 98% increase over the franchise locations’ full-year 2014 revenue. The non-medical, in-home care service franchise company has also grown from 122 locations to 165 in the past year, according to a press release. “Our national alliances have […]

Business Briefs: Sutter Care at Home Acquires Alliance Home Health

Sutter Care at Home Acquires Alliance Home Health Sutter Care at Home, a leading not-for-profit home care organization in Northern California, has acquired Salinas, California-based Alliance Home Health, effective Dec. 7. The acquisition is expected to expand Sutter Care at Home’s home health services and programs in Monterey County, California. Alliance Home Health provides a full array […]

Business Briefs: Executive Care Expands into South

LHC Group Opens New Home Office Campus in Lafayette, Louisiana LHC Group (Nasdaq: LHCG), a publicly-traded national home health and hospice provider based in Lafayette, Louisiana, celebrated its new corporate headquarters campus in Lafayette on Nov. 12. The company is now leasing the whole building at 901 Hugh Wallis Road, which amounts to about 67,000 square […]

DOL Wage Rule Takes Effect, Provider Reaction Mixed

Federal overtime and minimum wage protections for home care workers officially took effect Tuesday, after a protracted and still ongoing legal battle between the Department of Labor and provider associations. The DOL has said it will not enforce the provisions for 30 days, but as the effective date arrived, some home care providers voiced sharp […]

Home Health Business Briefs: Amedisys in New Medicare Model, WillCare Update

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: Willcare to Remain Stable After $51 Million Almost Family Acquisition WillCare Inc. does not anticipate that its current management […]

Home Care Tops Fro-Yo, Fitness in Emerging Franchise Ranks

When competing against trendy “paint-and-sip” (think: BYOB with an artistic flair), fitness and frozen yogurt franchises, in-home senior care may not be the most up-and-coming concept. But three such companies have snagged spots among the top five in a list of emerging franchises, ranked by the Franchise Business Review. In its quest to find and […]

New Report: Senior Care Franchise Sector Continues to Stand Out

Home care services have emerged as one of the most popular industries for franchises, according to a new report released by Franchise Business Review. The report, Senior Care Franchises, explores the fast-growing, multi-billion dollar home care industry and assesses franchise investment opportunities. Franchise Business Review first looked at the senior home care industry in 2010 […]