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 [...]

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 [...]

Exercise and Aging

By |2021-10-18T09:10:48-05:00October 18th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

  Exercise and Aging - by guest blogger Serena Bridges It is no secret that men and women age differently. When it comes to exercise and aging, there are reasons for everyone to engage in weight training - but those reasons are gender-specific. Women Needs For women, the main reason to engage in weight [...]

Don’t Skip Your Flu Shot!

By |2021-10-16T20:55:50-05:00October 13th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

  With all the talk about COVID vaccines and boosters, it might be easy to forget about another important vaccination - the flu shot. Seasonal flu cases dropped to a historic low last year. This is likely due to mask-wearing, social distancing, and other precautionary measures designed to fight the pandemic. But, now that [...]

Pandemic Scams Often Target Seniors

By |2021-10-16T20:56:01-05:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Pandemic Scams Often Target Seniors From bogus miracle cures to attempts to steal stimulus checks, the pandemic has given scammers an opportunity to use new tactics to defraud older adults - and a new report shows they’ve taken full advantage. In its 2021 Fraud Book, the Federal Trade Commission estimated that, in 2020, older [...]

More Than a Meal on the Menu

By |2021-10-06T10:28:49-05:00October 6th, 2021|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 [...]

Helping Your Senior Age in Place

By |2021-12-30T14:57:50-05:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Helping Your Senior Age in Place Do your aging loved ones have a long-term care plan? If they’re like most seniors, they want to remain in their homes for as long as possible. A new AARP poll of 1,400 older voters shows an overwhelming majority (88%) prefer to age in place. Eight in ten [...]