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Franchise Talk Podcast with Phil LeBlanc and Emery Orosz: Master Franchises

Posted by ComForCare on April 20, 2015 at 12:56 PM

Recently, ComForCare's VP of Franchise Development, Phil LeBlanc, got to sit down with Emery Orosz (Franchise Talk Podcast) from Morgan and Westfield for a discussion on Master Franchising. 

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Topics: Franchise

Q and A with Kristie Iavasile: ComForcare Franchise Development Manager

Posted by ComForCare on January 5, 2015 at 5:45 PM

Kristie Iavisile, ComForcare Franchise Development Manager

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Topics: Franchise

Q and A with Ricki Wilkins: ComForcare Franchise Development Manager

Posted by ComForCare on December 18, 2014 at 8:14 PM

Ricki Wilkins, ComForcare Franchise Development Manager

(originally posted here)

How has the industry changed from your perspective in the last few years?

The home health industry has grown larger than ever with the expanded needs of the aging baby boomer population.  It has also gotten more sophisticated, requiring owners to have depth in management and marketing skills. Compliance and professional standards are becoming the norm in many states.  For example, twenty nine states now have licensing requirements.  More will come.

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Topics: Franchise

Study: Americans Not Worried About Aging Population

Posted by ComForCare on February 7, 2014 at 9:30 AM

According to a new study from the Pew Research Center, Americans are less worried about their aging population and the challenges they will face in the near future than people in other countries. The study combines survey data from 21 countries about retirement and aging with the United Nation’s data on the world’s aging populations. Over 22,000 people were surveyed in 2013 for the study and were asked questions regarding whether the aging population will pose a problem for their country, and who they believe is responsible for elderly care.

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Topics: Aging, Franchise, Healthy Living

ComForcare Senior Services ranked on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List for Fifth Year in a Row!

Posted by ComForCare on January 31, 2014 at 12:42 PM

We are delighted to announce we’ve been ranked No. 190 in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2014 Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking.

Recognized by entrepreneurs and franchisors as a top competitive tool of measurement, the Franchise 500® recognized ComForcare Senior Services for its exceptional performance in areas including financial strength and stability, growth rate, and system size. This is the fifth year in a row ComForcare has been ranked in the top 500 franchises, and the fourth year in a row we have placed in the top 200. The listing will be published in the magazine’s January 2014 issue.

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Topics: Home Care Planning, Franchise

Happy Veteran's Day From Comforcare Senior Services

Posted by Jodee Jernigan on November 11, 2013 at 9:00 AM

All of us at ComForcare would like to take a moment today to acknowledge and honor every American who has served in our military, be it in the past or present. We are deeply familiar with the many extraordinary people who have served and protected our nation. Many of our clients are military veterans, soldiers who fought in World War II or the Korean War (sometimes both, and more!), or any of the myriad service members who supported those troops in medical service, intelligence, and beyond. Our caregivers have heard the stories, listening to them recount the sacrifices they made to keep us safe at home.

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Topics: Franchise, Home Care Planning, Holidays

Celebrate Veteran's Day With Your Senior This Weekend

Posted by ComForCare on November 9, 2011 at 2:00 PM

There are nearly 10 million military veterans age 65, and over in the U.S. That means many of you are providing caregiving services to those who have fought for our country. Take a moment today to think of all the military veterans, past and present, who have put their lives on the line for our freedom.

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Topics: Franchise, Holidays, Aging

Planning for Retirement?

Posted by ComForCare on November 4, 2011 at 10:30 AM

According to a recent poll from LifeGoesStrong.com and the Associated Press, more than 70 percent of baby boomers want to live near family during their retirement years, while 27 percent prefer to live in a community with friends their own age.

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Topics: Caregiving, Franchise, Aging, Finances

Increase Your Potassium, Watch Your Salt

Posted by ComForCare on October 7, 2011 at 10:00 AM

New Study Shows Potassium Reduces Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

People whose diets have roughly equal amounts of sodium and potassium are at the lowest risk of dying from a heart attack and stroke, new study finds.

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Topics: Franchise, Healthy Living, Aging, Safety, Activities and Lifestyle

Colder Areas Top New List of Best Cities for Seniors

Posted by ComForCare on September 30, 2011 at 9:00 AM

While warm locales in the West and South often top retirement destination lists, a new survey of the best places for seniors found that many colder-weather areas actually offer the highest quality of life for the elderly. The survey was sponsored by Bankers Life and Casualty Company’s Center for a Secure Retirement, and conducted by researchers at Sperling’s Best Places.

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Topics: Caregiving, Franchise, Aging, Finances

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