More Than a Meal on the Menu

By |2022-10-03T19:40:37-05:00October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

When is the last time you enjoyed a meal with your aging loved ones? Research shows that seniors who regularly dine with friends and family tend to eat more and make healthier choices. More importantly, most older adults say they feel happier and more fulfilled when eating with others.  “Sharing a meal is about [...]

Celebrating America’s Older Workers

By |2022-09-15T13:32:02-05:00September 19th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Celebrating America’s Older Workers It’s National Employ Older Workers Week! From September 18 through September 24, employers and organizations across the country will celebrate older workers and bring attention to the important role those aged 55 and older play in the workforce.  “At the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HomeCare), we don’t just care for seniors [...]

The Promise of a Better Tomorrow

By |2022-09-14T15:33:25-05:00September 12th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

The Promise of a Better Tomorrow When Mark and Sierra Goetz founded the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN), they did so with a vision of arming today’s spectrum of caregivers with hope, high-impact resources, and the promise of a better tomorrow.  One way they’re doing that is through HCAN’s new Family and Friends Dementia Education class [...]

Ten Tips to Help Manage Meds

By |2022-09-01T13:10:34-05:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

How many prescriptions drugs/meds do you take? If you’re over 65-years-old, you probably take at least one - maybe more.  Studies show that more than 85 percent of those age 65 and older take at least one prescription drug or meds - with more than 35 percent regularly taking five or more prescription and [...]

At HCAN, We Don’t Sell Franchises – We Award Them

By |2022-06-27T13:27:35-05:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

What does it take to be an HCAN franchises partner? “We don’t sell franchises at HCAN, we award them,” said Aaron McMartin, HCAN’s Vice President of Development. “When evaluating candidates, we look for passion… is it there? Is the culture fit there? Do they remind me of our other franchisees? Do they remind me [...]

Five Reasons to Own a HCAN Franchise

By |2022-05-27T10:21:52-05:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

There’s never been a better time to invest in home care. “We’ve long known that most seniors prefer to age in place, and the pandemic showed us that, for many, home really is the safest place to be,” said Aaron McMartin, vice president of development at the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN). “Right now, the demand [...]

Taking Steps to Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

By |2022-06-22T15:04:38-05:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Taking Steps to Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease  A brisk 30-minute walk could do more than boost the step count on your smartwatch. It could significantly reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. “We know that regular physical activity is critical to healthy aging. It strengthens muscles, improves heart health and can prevent [...]

Celebrating Older Americans Month

By |2022-06-22T14:35:54-05:00May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Celebrating Older Americans Month All of us at HCAN are proud to join others across the country to celebrate Older Americans Month - recognizing the important contributions seniors make in our communities.  Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), the theme for this year’s celebration is Age My Way - focusing on the many [...]

Senior Green Thumbs – The Benefits of Gardening 

By |2022-04-28T13:07:56-05:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Senior Green Thumbs - The Benefits of Gardening  Whether it’s tending a large vegetable plot, working in a community garden, or planting a few potted pansies, gardening can do wonders for a senior’s overall health and well-being. “For many seniors, gardening is much more than a hobby. Being outdoors and digging in the dirt is [...]

Five Reasons Why Caregiving is Meaningful

By |2022-04-26T12:48:11-05:00April 26th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Five Reasons Why Caregiving is Meaningful Are you looking for a job that provides more than a paycheck? If so, you might want to consider a career in professional caregiving.  “At the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN), we understand the power of compassionate caregiving. For us, caregiving is so much more than a job - it’s [...]