Drunk Care Aide Lawsuit Puts Spotlight on Background Checks

Damages caused by a drunk home health care aide are raising questions about the length to which one home health agency vets new hires. The aide allegedly “crashed through a garage door to take her elderly charge’s car on a drunken joy ride to another state,”  Courthouse News Service (CNS) reports. Martha Howard, 77, sued home […]

Home Health Business Briefs: Visiting Angels Partners With Reverse Mortgage Giant

As one of the fastest-growing sectors in the United States, home health care is teeming with business activity. Here are some of the industry’s latest investments, acquisitions and partnerships:  American Advisors Group Partners With Home Care Franchisor American Advisors Group (AAG), the nation’s leader in reverse mortgage lending, recently announced its partnership with Visiting Angels, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Caregivers Rate Best Home Care Companies for 2014

Visiting Angels and Senior Helpers top the list of 10 best home care companies to work for in 2014, according to a survey of more than 1,500 caregivers. myCNAjobs.com has ranked the top 10 home care companies caregivers say they’d want to work for this year, with Home Care Assistance, Comfort Keepers, and Home Instead […]

Home Health Sees Growing Number of Senior Caregivers

A growing number of the nation’s senior caregivers are seniors themselves, according to a recent Associated Press article. “As demand for senior services provided by nurses’ aides, home health aides and other such workers grows with the aging of baby boomers, so are those professions’ employment of other seniors,” says the article. “The new face […]