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26 03, 2019

FirstLight Home Care Expanding to Coeur d’Alene

2019-03-26T14:50:59-04:00March 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

National non-medical home care provider to open first Idaho location

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — FirstLight Home Care, an award-winning provider of non-medical home care, announced today it will open a new location in the Coeur d’Alene area in 2019. The office will be owned and operated by local entrepreneurs Matt Zastrow and Brad Leggat and will be the first in the state.

“Matt and Brad are experienced business owners who will represent FirstLight excellently in this new territory,” said Jeff Bevis, FirstLight Home Care co-founder and CEO. “Idaho has seen a growing population of retirees over the last decade, and we are eager for this expansion to extend FirstLight’s culture of care to meet the growing need for home care services in the area.”

The new FirstLight Home Care will serve the greater Coeur d’Alene area, including Spokane Valley, Hayden, Rathdrum, and Post Falls. Qualified caregivers — home health aides and CNAs — interested in FirstLight career opportunities are encouraged to email mzastrow@firstlighthomecare.com.

FirstLight serves seniors, adults with disabilities, new mothers, veterans, those recovering from surgery and other adults in need of assistance. Their caregivers help with many needs – from personal hygiene and household duties, such as cooking, cleaning and running errands, to mobility assistance and dementia care.

Since opening its first franchise location in 2010, FirstLight Home Care has experienced steady growth and is now operating more than 250 locations in 34 states throughout the U.S.

About FirstLight Home Care

FirstLight Home Care is a top rated non-medical home care provider with a network of offices that provides 120,000 hours per week in care for more than 5,000 clients in 34 states. The company has created a new standard in home care by combining best practices with innovative approaches to make them an emerging market leader in a rapidly-growing industry. Companion and personal care services can be provided at private residences, assisted living and retirement communities, nursing homes, adult-family homes or group homes. Clients include seniors, new mothers, individuals recovering from surgery, adults with disabilities and anyone who might just need a little extra care or assistance. Visit www.firstlighthomecare.com to learn more.

22 03, 2019

FirstLight Home Care Named One of Entrepreneur’s Fastest-Growing Franchises

2019-03-22T14:36:19-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Award-winning provider of non-medical home care ranked No. 100 on Entrepreneur list

CINCINNATI — FirstLight Home Care, a leading national provider of non-medical home care, has been named by Entrepreneur as one of the 500 fastest-growing franchises in 2019.

Earlier in the year, FirstLight was named to Entrepreneur’s 40th annual Franchise 500® list for the eighth consecutive year. The 100 ranking on the Fastest-Growing Franchise list marks the second Entrepreneur ranking FirstLight has earned in 2019.

“Being named to this list is just the beginning of what will be a continued upward trajectory for our business,” said Jeff Bevis, co-founder and CEO of FirstLight Home Care. “With the U.S. population aging, and more boomers retiring, demand for our services will continue to grow. That demand, combined with our renowned level of service, is going to continue to propel us to greater heights.”

FirstLight serves seniors, adults with disabilities, new mothers, veterans, those recovering from surgery and other adults in need of assistance. The company’s caregivers help with many needs – from personal hygiene and household duties such as cooking, cleaning and running errands to mobility assistance and dementia care.

The Entrepreneur ranking adds to the list of accolades FirstLight Home Care has garnered so far in 2019. Other awards and rankings earned the company has earned this year include:

  • Top 200 franchise opportunity for 2019 by Franchise Business Review
  • Franchise Times’ Fast & Serious list for 2019
  • Franchise Gator’s Top 100 Franchises of 2019
  • Franchise Gator’s Fastest Growing Franchises

To view the entire list, visit Entrepreneur’s Fastest-Growing Franchises.

For more information about FirstLight Home Care’s franchise opportunities, visit www.firstlightfranchise.com.

About FirstLight Home Care

FirstLight Home Care is a top rated non-medical home care provider with a network of offices that provides more than 110,000 hours per week in care for more than 5,000 clients in over 34 states. The company has created a new standard in home care by combining best practices with innovative approaches to make them an emerging market leader in a rapidly-growing industry. Their 5,100 caregivers provide companion and personal care services at private residences, assisted living and retirement communities, nursing homes, adult-family homes and group homes. Clients include seniors, new mothers, and individuals recovering from surgery, veterans, adults with disabilities and anyone 18 and over who might just need a little extra care or assistance. Visit www.firstlighthomecare.com to learn more.

27 02, 2019

FirstLight Home Care Coming to Decatur, Georgia

2019-02-27T23:50:13-05:00February 27th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

National non-medical home care provider announces new Atlanta-area location

ATLANTA — FirstLight Home Care, an award-winning provider of non-medical home care, announced today it will open a new location in the Atlanta area in Decatur, Georgia, in 2019.

FirstLight serves seniors, adults with disabilities, new mothers, veterans, those recovering from surgery and other adults in need of assistance. Their caregivers help with many needs – from personal hygiene and household duties such as cooking, cleaning and running errands to mobility assistance and dementia care.

“The Decatur-Druid Hills area office allows us to expand our services further into the Atlanta area,” said Jeff Bevis, FirstLight Home Care co-founder and CEO. “FirstLight provides compassionate care that is vital to a population choosing to age at home, which is happening more frequently around the country, including metro Atlanta.”

Since opening its first franchise location in 2010, FirstLight Home Care has experienced steady growth and is now operating more than 250 locations in 34 states throughout the U.S.

About FirstLight Home Care

FirstLight Home Care is a top rated non-medical home care provider with a network of offices that provides more than 120,000 hours per week in care for more than 5,000 clients in over 34 states. The company has created a new standard in home care by combining best practices with innovative approaches to make them an emerging market leader in a rapidly-growing industry. Companion and personal care services can be provided at private residences, assisted living and retirement communities, nursing homes, adult-family homes and group homes. Clients include seniors, new mothers, individuals recovering from surgery, veterans, adults with disabilities and anyone who might just need a little extra care or assistance. Visit www.firstlighthomecare.com to learn more.

19 02, 2019

Assisted Living Locators Partners With Southwestern Consulting To Advance Franchisee Sales Training Amidst Record Franchise Recruitment Growth

2019-02-19T15:32:14-05:00February 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Assisted Living Locators, a leading senior care placement franchisor, announced today it is partnering with Southwestern Consulting, a global sales performance firm, to advance franchisee sales training amidst record franchise recruitment growth.

In 2018, Assisted Living Locators exceeded its 100th franchise mark. The company broke into the triple digits after a decade of consecutive growth, including an unprecedented franchise recruitment rate over the past two years.  As the first senior placement and referral franchise business in the U.S., the company has pioneered its way to a national presence with 110 franchisees in 33 states and the District of Columbia.

Southwestern Consulting will provide feedback on Assisted Living Locators initial franchisee training and 13-week support process, as well as sales and leadership coaching for company executives and franchisees who will be designated as leaders for an ongoing peer mentorship program, according to Assisted Living Locators CEO RN Angela Olea.

“After Southwestern completes a ‘Train the Trainer’ program, our peer mentors will offer sales coaching, monthly calls, and perform field visits to help maximize our franchisees performance,” she explained.  “We will also hold monthly webinars with Southwestern providing tools and tips to help our franchisees build their network referral process.  Supplemental one-on-one coaching will also be available for our franchisees who may want additional sales training support.”

“We selected Southwestern Consulting for its excellent track record of increasing sales revenue for their clients,” said Mark Alivero, Assisted Living Locators CFO and Chief Strategist. “This partnership is an important investment to ensure the on-going success of our franchises. It builds on other investments we have made in proprietary systems and digital marketing to strengthen our franchise system as well as maintain and grow our leadership in the senior placement franchise space,” he adds.

About Assisted Living Locators

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Assisted Living Locators offers a no cost, nationwide senior placement service for in-home care, independent retirement options, assisted living communities and memory care. The company generates revenue from the referral fees paid by the providers in their network. A top performing franchise organization, Assisted Living Locators is ranked in Entrepreneur’s 2019 Franchise 500®, Franchise Business Review’s 2019 Top Franchises Report and Franchise Dictionary’s Top 100 Game Changer Franchises. To learn more, visit www.assistedlivinglocators.com.

About Southwestern Consulting

Nashville-based Southwestern Consulting, a Southwestern company, elevates the practice and perception of sales by providing sales and leadership coaching, corporate sales consulting, and keynote speaking. The global firm helps clients transform their sales effectiveness and performance. For more information, visit www.southwesternconsulting.com.