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21 01, 2020

Assisted Living Locators Ranked A Top Franchise In Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive 41st Annual Franchise 500®

2020-01-21T10:31:23-05:00January 21st, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Assisted Living Locators recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry making it one of the company’s most competitive rankings ever.

Assisted Living Locators was the only senior placement franchise named in the prestigious Franchise 500® ranking. The company was selected for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

“Receiving this Franchise 500® ranking is a highly sought-after honor and to be the only senior placement franchise included demonstrates the strength of our brand and value of our franchise,” said Angela Olea, Assisted Living Locators RN CEO. “We are committed to being at the forefront of the senior placement industry. Our proven business model appeals to franchisees because of our comprehensive training and support as well as the opportunity to thrive.”

As the first senior placement and referral franchise business in the U.S., Assisted Living Locators has pioneered its way to a national presence with 130 franchisees in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The company offers a no cost, nationwide senior care placement and referral service for in-home care, independent retirement options, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing facilities.

“The 500 companies on this list all have something in common: They understand what consumers want now,” says Entrepreneur editor in chief Jason Feifer. “They may be an upstart in a brand-new category, or they may be a brand like Dunkin’ that’s ranked highly on our list for decades. But either way, making our list means they’re forward-thinking, nimble, and closely in touch with their customers’ needs—because in an ever-changing business environment, that’s what a franchise must do to thrive.”

Over its 41 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. Assisted Living Locators’ ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity. To view Assisted Living Locators in the full ranking, visit www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500. Results can also be seen in the January/February 2020 issue of Entrepreneur, now available on newsstands.

About Assisted Living Locators

With 125 office locations in 36 states and the District of Columbia, Assisted Living Locators is a respected national franchise system that is consistently ranked among the nation’s top franchises by multiple organizations. The company has been ranked in Entrepreneur’s “Franchise500®” issue for three consecutive years, Franchise Business Review’s “2019 Top Franchises Report” and “Top Senior Care Franchises,” and Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. The company offers a NO COST service for seniors and their families providing expert advice on short and long-term care options, including in-home care, independent living, assisted living and memory care.

To learn about Assisted Living Locators franchise opportunities, visit  www.assistedlivinglocatorsfranchise.com.

9 01, 2020

Assisted Living Locators Named A 2020 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

2020-01-09T10:19:04-05:00January 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Assisted Living Locators has announced they’ve been named a top franchise for 2020 by Franchise Business Review. This is the first award the company has been honored with for the 2020 year, and is a multi-year winner of this national recognition.

In 2019, Assisted Living Locators was ranked in Entrepreneur’s “Franchise500®” issue, Franchise Dictionary Magazine’s “Top 100 Game Changers” as well as Franchise Business Review’s “2019 Top Franchises Report” and “Top Senior Care Franchises.”  They were also named as one of Arizona Business Magazine’s Most Admired Companies and on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing private companies.

Assisted Living Locators offers a no-cost placement and referral service for seniors and their families providing expert advice on short-term and long-term care options including in-home care, assisted living, memory care and retirement apartments.  As the first senior placement and referral franchise business in the U.S., the company has pioneered its way to a national presence with 130 franchisees in 36 states and the District of Columbia.

“It’s such an honor to again be recognized by Franchise Business Review as a Top Franchise,” said Angela Olea, RN, CEO of Assisted Living Locators.  “Our franchisees are a testimony to the foundation that we have for a successful business model. The systems, strategies, training and support that we provide for them all goes together with their success.”

Franchise Business Review, a franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction, provides the only rankings and awards for franchise companies based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance. Franchise Business Review publishes its rankings of the top 200 franchises in its annual Guide to Today’s Top Franchises.

Assisted Living Locators was among over 307 franchise brands, representing more than 27,500 franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research. Assisted Living Locators’ franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including training & support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity.  Visit FranchiseBusinessReview.com to see the full description of the 2020 Top Franchises.

About Assisted Living Locators

With 125 office locations in 36 states and the District of Columbia, Assisted Living Locators is a respected national franchise system that is consistently ranked among the nation’s top franchises by multiple organizations. The company has been ranked in Entrepreneur’s “Franchise500®” issue for three consecutive years, Franchise Business Review’s “2019 Top Franchises Report” and “Top Senior Care Franchises,” and Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. The company offers a NO COST service for seniors and their families providing expert advice on short and long-term care options, including in-home care, independent living, assisted living and memory care.

To learn about Assisted Living Locators franchise opportunities, visit  www.assistedlivinglocatorsfranchise.com.

12 12, 2019

Franchise Dictionary Magazine Ranks Assisted Living Locators Among Top 100 Game Changers

2019-12-12T16:19:33-05:00December 12th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Assisted Living Locators, a nationwide senior placement and referral franchise, has been ranked among the Top 100 Game Changers by Franchise Dictionary Magazine for the second straight year.

Franchises on the Game Changers list were evaluated on criteria such as how they are impacting veterans, making an impact, serving their communities, creating an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs and filling a niche and whether they are a choice of millennials.

“We are honored to be named as a Game Changer franchise,” said Angela Olea, Assisted Living Locators CEO RN. “We have always known that Assisted Living Locators was a game changer because there’s unlimited potential for franchise owners, whether it be veterans, entrepreneurs or millennials, that are ready to make a difference in their community. For more than a decade, our company has been dedicated to providing compassionate care and help to seniors and their families across the country.”

The second annual Game Changer list, which is part of the December issue of Franchise Dictionary Magazine, cites Assisted Living Locators as a pioneer in introducing a better solution for senior placement that is free to its clients. They also noted that the company was the first to introduce a franchise model in the senior placement industry.

“Franchising itself is a game changer because it allows people to step into business ownership quickly and successfully and with support,” said Alesia Visconti, CEO/publisher of Franchise Dictionary Magazine. “Each step along the way is explained so people can enter business ownership without the stress of going it alone. A brand that makes our ‘100 Game Changers’ issue sets itself apart!”

About Assisted Living Locators

With 125 office locations in 36 states and the District of Columbia, Assisted Living Locators is a respected national franchise system that is consistently ranked among the nation’s top franchises by multiple organizations. The company has been ranked in Entrepreneur’s “Franchise500®” issue for three consecutive years, Franchise Business Review’s “2019 Top Franchises Report” and “Top Senior Care Franchises,” and Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. The company offers a NO COST service for seniors and their families providing expert advice on short and long-term care options, including in-home care, independent living, assisted living and memory care.

To learn about Assisted Living Locators franchise opportunities, visit  www.assistedlivinglocatorsfranchise.com.

19 11, 2019

Assisted Living Locators Named a Top Senior Care Franchise by Franchise Business Review

2019-11-19T10:22:13-05:00November 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Assisted Living Locators was identified by independent franchisee satisfaction research firm, Franchise Business Review, as one of just 14 senior care companies to qualify for its 2019 list of the Top Senior Care Franchises.

Assisted Living Locators is a nationwide senior placement and referral franchisor that has been matchmaking seniors with caring providers for over a decade. The company has 125 franchise office locations in 36 states and the District of Columbia.

Franchise Business Review, a national franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction, is the only ranking of franchises based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance.

To identify the companies on the list, Franchise Business Review analyzed 18 months of data from over 1,630 senior care franchise owners regarding their overall satisfaction with their brands and their likelihood to recommend them to others.

Nearly 90% of the senior care franchisees surveyed reported that they enjoy operating their business, as well as being part of their franchise organization. And, when asked about the long-term growth opportunity for their business, over 75% of survey respondents said that it is strong or very strong.

Assisted Living Locators franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including training & support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity.

“Franchisee satisfaction in the senior care industry is very strong. In fact, the senior care sector has one of the highest satisfaction ratings in all of franchising,” said Michelle Rowan, president and COO of Franchise Business Review. “With the demand for senior care services increasing, owning a senior care franchise can be both lucrative and rewarding – as long as you choose the right brand. All of the brands on our list are performing well and have high satisfaction ratings from the franchisees who own them.” 

“This is a great honor to be named as a ‘Top Senior Care Franchise’ by Franchise Business Review,” said Angela Olea, Assisted Living Locators CEO. “With Assisted Living Locators, there’s unlimited potential for franchise owners ready to make a difference in their community. We’re proud to be a company dedicated to compassionate care with a commitment to helping seniors and their families across the country.”

To learn more visit: www.assistedlivinglocatorsfranchise.com.

About Assisted Living Locators

Assisted Living Locators offers a no cost, nationwide senior referral and placement service for in-home care, independent retirement options, assisted living communities and memory care. The company has 120 franchisees in 34 states and the District of Columbia. To learn more, visit www.assistedlivinglocators.com.

8 10, 2019

Assisted Living Locators Shares Tools, Knowledge at National Convention, Honors Top Performing Franchisees

2019-10-08T09:48:45-04:00October 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Assisted Living Locators, a national senior referral and placement service franchisor, hosted over 100 of its franchisees from around the country for the company’s annual convention, held Oct. 3-4 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Leading experts in sales building and networking shared their insight and top performing franchisees were also honored at the event.

“Our national convention provides a forum for our franchisees to exchange information, discuss challenges and learn from one another,” said Angela Olea, Assisted Living Locators Founder/CEO. “This robust networking event not only reinforces our company culture of unity and collaboration, but also helps our franchisees better manage their business, providing them with important training and tools to ensure their success.”

Assisted Living Locators was recently named to the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies and is a top performing franchise organization ranked in Entrepreneur’s 2019 Franchise 500® and Franchise Business Review’s 2019 Top Franchises Report.

Global sales performance firm Southwestern Consulting provided speakers at the Assisted Living Locators national convention where franchisees received training and education designed to grow their business. Regional franchise teams shared best practices and strategies to help improve business processes and service to clients.

Assisted Living Locators announced the honorees of the company’s annual awards of distinction based on revenue and placement performance. Chandler, AZ franchisee Dustin Baker came away with top honors as Franchisee of the Year. This is the second consecutive year Baker has received this award and was recently selected as one of Franchise Business Review’s 2019 Rock Star Franchise Owners. Omaha, NE franchisee Nikki Wulff earned the Rising Star award and Inland Empire, CA franchisee Vince Bonnemere received the Most Improved Franchisee award.

The company also gave awards to franchisees recognizing their commitment to the Assisted Living Locators culture. These franchisees demonstrated outstanding service to families, leadership skills and exemplary brand representation. Honorees included: Detroit, MI franchisee Carolyn Marengere; Santa Clarita, CA franchisee Shannon Avazian; Los Angeles, CA franchisee Sarah Ordover, as well as Franchisee of the Year Dustin Baker and Most Improved Franchisee Vince Bonnemere.

“Each of the leaders recognized this year are integral, entrepreneurial members of the Assisted Living Locators family who inspire fellow franchisees and are involved in the brand,” said Olea. “Our outstanding franchisees have been paramount in our company’s growth and success. We’re proud of their hard work and dedication to their business and the people of their community.”

About Assisted Living Locators

Assisted Living Locators offers a no cost, nationwide senior referral and placement service for in-home care, independent retirement options, assisted living communities and memory care. The company has 120 franchisees in 34 states and the District of Columbia. To learn more, visit www.assistedlivinglocators.com.

15 08, 2019

Assisted Living Locators Named to Inc. 5000 List, Ranked One of Nation’s Fastest-growing Private Companies

2019-08-15T10:04:55-04:00August 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Arizona-based Firm Ranks No. 1817 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 224%

NEW YORK — Inc. Magazine revealed today that Arizona company Assisted Living Locators, a nationwide senior care placement franchisor, is No. 1817 with three-year revenue growth of 224% on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“Being included in this prestigious list of companies is an honor and testament to our growth and leadership in the senior placement industry,” said Angela Olea, Assisted Living Locators RN CEO. “We credit this success to the strength of our brand and our franchisees who help thousands of seniors and their families day in and day out.”

As the first senior placement and referral franchise business in the U.S., Assisted Living Locators has pioneered its way to a national presence with 115 franchisees in 34 states and the District of Columbia.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

The Inc. 5000 list is the latest accolade for Assisted Living Locators following recognition in:

  • Arizona Business Magazine’s Most Admired Companies in Arizona for 2019 and Founder/CEO Angela Olea named Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2019
  • Entrepreneur’s 2019 Franchise500® and Top Low Cost Franchises
  • Franchise Business Review’s 2019 Top Franchises Report
  • Franchise Dictionary’s Top 100 Game Changer Franchises.

Assisted Living Locators will participate in the annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held October 10 to 12, 2019, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona.

About Assisted Living Locators

Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Assisted Living Locators offers a no cost, nationwide senior care placement and referral service for in-home companion care, independent retirement options, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing facilities. To learn more, visit: www.assistedlivinglocators.com.

4 06, 2019

Assisted Living Locators Named a 2019 Top Low-Cost Franchise by Franchise Business Review

2019-06-04T11:48:06-04:00June 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Independent Research Data Shows Franchisees Are Highly Satisfied with Their Investment in Assisted Living Locators

PHOENIX — Assisted Living Locators, a leading senior placement franchisor, was identified by independent franchisee satisfaction research firm, Franchise Business Review, as being only a few of the franchises to qualify for its 2019 Top Low-Cost Franchises list. Brands on the list had to have high franchisee satisfaction and an investment of under $100,000 at the time their franchisees participated in Franchise Business Review’s survey.

Franchise Business Review (FBR) provides the only rankings of franchises based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance. FBR publishes its rankings of top franchises in its annual “Guide to Today’s Top Franchises,” as well as in quarterly reports throughout the year that rank the top franchises in specific sectors.

Thousands of franchisees representing over 150 low-cost brands participated in Franchise Business Review’s franchisee satisfaction survey between September 2017 and February 2019.

Assisted Living Locators franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including training & support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity.

“A common myth around buying a franchise is that it’s too expensive. What most people don’t realize is that there are many low-cost opportunities available that can provide the satisfaction of business ownership, without requiring a huge financial investment,” says Michelle Rowan, president & COO of Franchise Business Review. “The low-cost franchises that made this year’s list have all been rated highly by their franchisees and are excellent options for entrepreneurs considering franchise ownership.”

“Assisted Living Locators is an affordable franchise opportunity that provides comprehensive training and technology processes to help franchisees be successful,” said Angela Olea, RN, CEO of Assisted Living Locators. “It’s an honor to be named to this elite list as a result of franchisee feedback.”

About Assisted Living Locators

Assisted Living Locators offers a no cost placement service for seniors and their families providing expert advice on short-term and long-term care options including in-home care, assisted living, memory care and retirement apartments.

As the first senior placement franchise business in the U.S., the company has pioneered its way to a national presence with 110 franchisees in 34 states and the District of Columbia.

To learn more about Assisted Living Locators, call 800-267-7816 or visit: www.assistedlivinglocatorsfranchise.com.

1 05, 2019

Assisted Living Locators Marks Older American Month with Senior Care Advisors’ Volunteerism

2019-05-01T15:20:10-04:00May 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month, recognizing our growing population of older Americans and their contributions to our communities.

Assisted Living Locators, a leading senior care placement firm, will mark the event by celebrating its senior care advisors’ volunteerism in communities nationwide. In honor of this year’s Older American Month’s theme, “Connect, Create and Contribute,” the company is sharing inspiring ways their advisors support older adults.

Connecting with A Single Rose

Shannon Avazian, an Assisted Living Locators Santa Clarita senior care advisor, has a special place in her heart for each senior she meets, knowing they need extra care and compassion. Shannon brought a single rose to her very first senior she helped find long term care and it brought tears to both her and the senior’s eyes. She still continues this special service today as her way to give back to seniors in her community.

Creating Art to Raise Awareness

A long-time committee member for the Alzheimer’s Association Art Canvas Drive, Assisted Living Locators Omaha senior care advisor Nikki Wullf reaches out to her local care partners to donate canvases painted by their residents with Alzheimer’s or Dementia.  Nikki collects the art canvases from dozens of communities for the Dementia Care Conference silent auction, raising funds and promoting awareness of Alzheimer’s and Dementia in her community.

Contributing in Small Ways Can Make A Big Difference

BJ Bounds, an Assisted Living Locators Southeast Dallas senior care advisor, started her own volunteer organization in 2004 to teach adults and children how to prepare for disasters and now helps local first responders assist older adults in times of disasters. Her volunteer group also provides and installs window air conditioning units to seniors in need. BJ provides an annual safety/ID theft class to senior citizens and teaches classes on how to pay for senior living.

For five years, Assisted Living Locators North Georgia senior care advisor Greg Santini has worked with his church’s homebound ministry. Once a month, he visits a group of seniors that can’t make it to Sunday mass. Greg brings them communion, listens to their stories, or sometimes just lets them tell him how bad they feel. Recently, he became involved with Meals on Wheels, a volunteer program that delivers food to seniors that have no transportation to buy groceries. Greg enjoys working in his community to support his seniors in any way he can.

“Assisted Living Locators has an outstanding community culture,” said Angela Olea, Assisted Living Locators CEO RN. “Our senior care advisors go ‘above and beyond’ to serve seniors and their families. Their compassion and problem-solving skills are the biggest asset of our company.  We’re dedicated to providing no cost help to seniors and their families to find the right care options.”

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. 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.

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.