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 [...]

Professional Caregiving Is The Perfect Career for Busy Moms

By |2022-08-25T10:34:44-05:00August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Professional Caregiving Is The Perfect Career for Busy Moms Looking for something to do when the kids go back to school? Have you thought about professional caregiving? At the HomeCare Advocacy Network, we offer flexible schedules that that allow busy moms to make extra money and do meaningful work without missing their kids’ school plays, [...]

Are You Feeling the Squeeze?

By |2022-08-22T10:32:50-05:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Community Education, Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are You Feeling the Squeeze? After a brutal day at work, all you want to do is grab a glass of wine and turn on your favorite TV show.  But you know that won’t happen. In addition to checking in on your aging mom, you have to also feed your hungry kids and help with [...]

The Highs and Lows of Owning a Home Care Business

By |2022-08-08T14:21:08-05:00August 8th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Whether you’re new to the business or a seasoned veteran, the home care business is an amazing ride.  Listen to the home care journeys of Teresa Steinfatt and Juli Gray. Teresa Steinfatt, vice president of business performance with the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN), owned a home care franchise for over 20 years and Juli Gray, [...]

Seven Benefits of Home Care

By |2022-08-02T12:39:05-05:00August 1st, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

Seven Benefits of Home Care Your mom and dad have lived safely and independently in their home for more than 50 years, but lately you’ve noticed things are a little off - there’s spoiled food in the fridge, mom’s hair is no longer perfectly styled and dad spends most of the day watching Gunsmoke re-runs. Is [...]

Five Easy Steps to Start Your Caregiving Career

By |2022-07-15T10:17:04-05:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

Five Easy Steps to Start Your Caregiving Career If you’re thinking about a career in caregiving, you’re not alone. It’s one of the fastest growing occupations in the country - with nearly 600,000 projected job openings through 2030. “With more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, the need for dedicated, compassionate professional caregivers [...]

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 [...]

Mom, Dad – We Need to Talk

By |2022-06-23T14:56:00-05:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Mom, Dad - We Need to Talk Mom can no longer keep up with household chores - beds are unmade, there’s expired food in the fridge and unopened mail on the counter. Dad spends less time with his friends and more time sitting in his recliner. Is it time to suggest in-home care? “It’s never [...]