Interim Rises to Top of Senior Care Category on Franchise 500 List

Interim HealthCare Inc. beat out its competitors to top Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 Rankings in the senior care category. On last year’s list, Interim ranked below Right at Home, Nurse Next Door, FirstLight Home Care, Visiting Angels and BrightStar Care. Since 1980, the annual list has evaluated the strength of franchise opportunities in industries across the […]

Nurse Next Door Enters International Market, Expands Full-time Work Initiative

With more than 150 franchises in the United States and Canada, Nurse Next Door adds new locations frequently. But the Vancouver-based home care company is about to enter uncharted territory, with a Melbourne location set to open before Christmas and a number of domestic caregiver, technology and growth priorities for 2019. Nurse Next Door’s Melbourne […]

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 […]

Home Care is a Top Franchise Under $150,000

Home care franchises are continually making the ranking of the fastest-growing and hottest businesses around the nation. And for franchise businesses that can be started for under $150,000, a number of home care providers have made Entrepreneur magazine’s list. The score’s are based on the Entrepreneur’s 2018 Franchise 500 ranking, which the publisher has compiled […]

Home Care Advertising Gets Edgy, Agile

To stand out in a crowded and competitive marketplace, some home care franchise companies are updating their advertising strategies. They are embracing technology for more data-driven campaigns, and they are taking calculated risks with content—with one ad even telling the story of a client attending a strip show. Advertising and sales rep salaries/bonuses are typically […]

Right at Home Still Leads Pack On Franchise 500 List

More than a dozen home care companies appear on this year’s Entrepreneur magazine Franchise 500 list, but fewer cracked the rankings than last year. Right at Home repeated its 2017 showing as the highest-ranked home care franchise opportunity, coming in at No. 49. The Omaha, Nebraska-based company was No. 55 last year. It has about […]

Business Briefs: Acquisition Activity Heats Up in Texas

Jordan Health Services Acquires Transition Management Company Home health and hospice provider Jordan Health Services has acquired Dallas-based CareCycle Solutions to provide personal care, case management, skilled nursing, pediatric and hospice services throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana, Freestone County Times reports. CareCycle’s mission is to reduce preventable hospitalizations by managing their transition through various […]

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: Grandparents and Online Dating

This week, Home Health Care News readers were especially curious about a new, bipartisan bill that could expand home health telemedicine. Readers also learned about two new transactions: St. Joseph Health’s acquisition of 26 Nurse Next Door locations, and Kindred Healthcare Inc.’s agreement to purchase the state of South Carolina’s home health operations. Here in […]