News and Articles About Senior Care

Franchise Players: Finding a Niche in a Crowded Market
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Finding a Niche in a Crowded Market

When this Homewatch CareGivers franchisee entered a crowded local market, he focused on the niche instead of the common.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Changing Careers to Provide Compassionate Caregiving
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Changing Careers to Provide Compassionate Caregiving

After her father's death, Jane Daume was inspired to become a franchisee for an in-home care business for seniors.
Kate Taylor
How to Manage Your Business and Care For an Aging Relative at the Same Time
Benefits

How to Manage Your Business and Care For an Aging Relative at the Same Time

It is a delicate balance to keep your business on track while juggling the responsibility of caring for an aging relative.
Lisa Evans
Introducing Entrepreneur's Top New Franchises to Watch
New franchises

Introducing Entrepreneur's Top New Franchises to Watch

These 57 newbies all started franchising in the past five years.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Study: Enjoy Life, Live Longer
Entrepreneurs

Study: Enjoy Life, Live Longer

Research suggests that a healthy mental outlook may protect against physical deterioration as we age.
Laura Entis
A New Take on Aging, From Silicon Valley
Franchises

A New Take on Aging, From Silicon Valley

A senior home care franchise based in Palo Alto, Calif., and run by young staffers is looking to give its elderly clientele five-star treatment.
Sarah Max
New Care-Service Franchise Opportunities
Franchises

New Care-Service Franchise Opportunities

From child care, healthcare, senior care and more, this sector of the franchise industry is thriving.
Tracy Stapp Herold
In Fashion or Franchising, Trendiness Is Fickle
Franchises

In Fashion or Franchising, Trendiness Is Fickle

Here today, gone tomorrow? If the industry you're looking at fits the definition of 'trendy,' it's probably a good idea to look elsewhere.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Tech Exec's Family Inspires a Senior-Care Business
Finance

Tech Exec's Family Inspires a Senior-Care Business

Using easy-to-understand technology, Independa helps seniors stay well on their own.
Gwen Moran
10 Industry Trends for Franchises in 2012
Franchises

10 Industry Trends for Franchises in 2012

From burgers to child care to staying fit, our annual list of trends in the franchise world shows where to consider putting your money to make money.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Taking Care: Franchise Success Stories from the World of Child and Senior Care

Taking Care: Franchise Success Stories from the World of Child and Senior Care

The caring business is booming. Here's a look at two franchisees in the niche.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Franchises

The Top 30 Franchises in the Business of Caring

Use our list of 30 child-, health- and senior-care franchises to find the right opportunity for you.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Aging Boomers Become a Business Idea Goldmine
Starting a Business

Aging Boomers Become a Business Idea Goldmine

The active aging population holds numerous opportunities for entrepreneurs who can fill a niche.
Michelle Juergen
Insights: Starting a Business Later in Life
Starting a Business

Insights: Starting a Business Later in Life

'Don't listen to: 'You're too old to do this,' ' says entrepreneur Sheldon Zinberg. 'Go for it.'