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Senior Care

Franchises

How Franchising Helped This Founder Scale His Business

Former NFL player Tafa Jefferson launched a business to provide care to senior citizens. But he couldn't do it on his own.

More Seniors Are Using Marijuana and It May Decrease Their Opioid Use

Usage is surging among seniors looking for alternatives to prescription painkillers but research faces many legal barriers.

A Plea to Our Elders: Consider Medical Marijuana Before Opioids

Older Americans are both the least supportive of legal marijuana and the fastest-growing population of new cannabis users.

Meet the Fearless Female Franchisors Who are Living Their Dreams

Two franchisors who took big risks to bring their passions to life.

Study: Women Pay Thousands More Than Men for Products

New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs looked at almost 800 products from more than 90 brands.

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Why This Man Went From VP to Franchisee

Pat Abernathey believed the Caring Senior Service model so much, he went from the vice president of franchise development to running a franchise himself.
Franchise Players

This Franchisee Honors Her Grandmother by Helping Seniors Stay Independent

By owning her own in-home care business, Brenda Gross is following in the footsteps of her father and grandfather, who were both entrepreneurs.
Franchise Players

An Immigrant-Franchisee Who Truly Built His Home Healthcare Business From Nothing

Native Jordanian Omar Bataineh knows, more than most home-grown Americans, about the value of hard work.
Franchise Players

A Franchisee Committed to Helping Seniors Stay in Their Homes

With a Right at Home franchise, Laura Greenway-Balnar found the perfect application for her gerontology nursing expertise.
Franchises

The Hottest Franchise Categories of the Year

From child care to spa services, a look at the opportunities in the franchising world.
Predictions 2015

The 10 Types of Franchises to Watch in 2015

These are the franchises you'll be talking about next year, from children's enrichment companies to pizza companies and more.
Franchise

Why Leeza Gibbons Just Bought a Senior Care Franchise

The former talk show host turned to senior care franchising after caring for her mother following her Alzheimer's diagnosis.
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.