The senior care industry is a booming industry as Americans - and the total global population- are growing older. According to reports, about 17% of the population will be over the age of 65 by 2050. This means that more people with require care. If you are looking to cash in on this booming industry, then you should consider the Visiting Angels franchise. It is a nonmedical senior care franchise that provides in-home assistance services to seniors. These services include hygiene assistance, meal preparation, light housekeeping, errands and more. It was founded by Jeffrey Johnson in order to provide experienced in-home caregivers to seniors. Since its began franchising in 1998, the brand has grown to over 570 locations across the U.S. Prospective franchise owners find this to be an attractive franchise opportunity because they don't need prior senior care experience, and they will also be provided with expert training and great marketing campaigns. Addiotnally, franchise owners are offered a protected territory, which means that they will be the only representative of the brand in that territory. This means you have little to no competition in your area.
In terms of support and training, franchise owners can expect assistance with national marketing and advertising; monthly webinar teleconference trainings; an optimized website; and fresh industry news distributed to you everyday. They will have there for you with any questions that you have. The franchise also has a National Conference where franchise owners can interact with each other and discuss the industry's best practices and trends. If you are looking to get involved in the senior care industry, then the Visiting Angels franchise could be for you.