Seniors Helping Seniors

Seniors Helping Seniors

Nonmedical home care
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$87K - $141K
Units as of 2017
149 -6.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

Kiran Yocom, who worked with Mother Teresa for 14 years before moving to the U.S. from India, teamed with husband Philip Yocom to start Seniors Helping Seniors in 1998. The company, which began franchising in 2006, offers companionship, nonmedical home care and home maintenance services to seniors who need help to stay in their homes-- all provided by other seniors, rather than younger caretakers.

About Seniors Helping Seniors

Founded
1998
Leadership
Philip Yocom, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2006 (15 years)
# of employees at HQ
11
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
149 (as of 2017)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
50 Grandview Blvd.
Wyomissing Hills, PA 19609

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Seniors Helping Seniors franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$40,000
Initial Investment
$86,785 - $141,390
Net Worth Requirement
$45,000
Cash Requirement
$45,000
Royalty Fee
6%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

Classroom Training
35 hours
Additional Training
Annual convention
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
1
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021