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21 07, 2021

ComForCare/At Your Side Home Care Named on 2021 Best Workplaces for Millennials and Best Workplaces in New York Lists by Fortune Magazine and Great Place To Work®

2021-07-21T12:36:39-04:00July 21st, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Great Place To Work® and Fortune magazine have honored ComForCare/At Your Side Home Care as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Millennials™ and 2021 Best Workplaces in New York™.  Earning a place on these prestigious lists confirms the positive workplace culture ComForCare/At Your Side franchisees have cultivated, as well as the brand’s emphasis on helping others live their best lives.

The Best Workplaces for Millennials award is based on an analysis of survey responses from more than 5.3 million U.S. employees. In that survey, 90% of ComForCare/At Your Side’s employees said the organization is a great place to work. This number is 31% higher than the average American company.

“It’s an immense honor to be ranked on the 2021 Best Workplaces for Millennials and the Best Workplaces in New York lists,” said J.J. Sorrenti, CEO of Best Life Brands, parent company to ComForCare/At Your Side Home Care. “Our brand’s mission is to help others live their best lives. Excellent care is top priority for our family of franchise owners. That includes the amazing caregivers. They are the heart of everything we do and it’s important to us that they feel valued and truly enjoy the vital work they do.”

The Best Workplaces for Millennials™ and the Best Workplaces in New York™ are highly competitive. Great Place To Work, the global authority on workplace culture, selects winners based on how fairly employees are treated. Companies are assessed on how well they create an exceptional employee experience that cuts across race, gender, age, or any aspect of who employees are or their role.

“The Best Workplaces for Millennials™ treat their employees like people, not just employees,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place To Work®. “These companies foster caring and respect for one another, at every level of the organization. The result is millennial employees who say they look forward to coming to work and – as our research says – are 50 times more likely to stay a long time.”

Learn more about careers at ComForCare and At Your Side Home Care today, or refer someone to join this important field.

About the Best Workplaces for Millennials™

Great Place To Work® selected the Best Workplaces for Millennials™ by gathering and analyzing confidential survey responses from more than 5.3 million employees at Great Place To Work-Certified™ organizations. Company rankings are derived from 60 employee experience questions within the Great Place To Work Trust Index™ survey. Read the full methodology.

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About Great Place To Work®

Great Place To Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a Great Place To Work™ for all.

Learn more at greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

About ComForCare Home Care:

ComForCare is a premier franchised provider of in-home caregiving services with more than 215 independently-owned and operated locations in the U.S. and Canada helping older adults live independently in their own homes. ComForCare is committed to helping people live their best live’s possible and offers special programs for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Founded in 1996, ComForCare was acquired by private equity firm The Riverside Company in 2017 and now is part of Best Life Brands, which has plans for continued expansion of service brands across the continuum of care for aging adults. ComForCare operates as At Your Side Home Care in Houston. ComForCare has earned a ranking of 291 on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list. For more information, visit http://www.comforcare.com.

30 05, 2021

Assisting Hands® Home Care: A Day in the Life of a Franchisee

2021-05-30T20:15:41-04:00May 30th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Angela Flintz, a registered nurse and certified dementia practitioner, owns two Assisting Hands® Home Care locations in Elgin and Barrington, Illinois, and recently became an area representative for Nashville, Tennessee. An RN for 21 years, Flintz has an extensive background in critical care and community health. By Nancy E. Williams

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30 05, 2021

BrightStar Care: Joining Alliance to Increase Access to Home-Based Care

2021-05-30T20:04:58-04:00May 30th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

BrightStar Care, a leading private-duty in-home care and medical staffing franchise, has joined the Moving Health Home coalition in an effort to change the way policymakers view the home as a site of clinical service. By Jessica Jones

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12 04, 2021

ComForCare and At Your Side Home Care Are Certified as a Great Place to Work®

2021-04-12T09:44:23-04:00April 12th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Great Place to Work Institute has honored ComForCare and At Your Side Home Care with certification as a Great Place to Work. The certification process considered thousands of employee surveys from across the U.S. Great Place to Work, an independent research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are or what they do.

“Our franchise owners put a great deal of effort toward caregiver satisfaction, which leads to increased retention and client peace of mind,” said J.J. Sorrenti, CEO of Best Life Brands. “Our unique program, CaregiverFirst, focuses on rewarding employees for their excellent client service and exemplifies our unique culture. We couldn’t be more proud of our family of franchisees for earning this distinction.”

Caregiver training is a critical component of ComForCare and At Your Side Home Care’s culture. This year, the company rolled out a monthly training program to ensure caregivers can grow in their field and equip them to handle a variety of situations, such as managing fall risk, dementia behaviors, Parkinson’s disease, and identifying red flags of stroke, diabetes, and more.

Learn more about careers at ComForCare and At Your Side Home Care today, or refer someone to join this important field.

About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small & Medium Companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture of consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.

About ComForCare Franchise Systems:

ComForCare is a premier franchised provider of in-home caregiving services with more than 215 independently-owned and operated locations in the U.S. and Canada helping older adults live independently in their own homes. ComForCare is committed to helping people live their best life possible and offers special programs for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Founded in 1996, ComForCare was acquired by private equity firm The Riverside Company in 2017 and now is part of Best Life Brands, which has plans for continued expansion of service brands across the continuum of care for aging adults. ComForCare operates as At Your Side Home Care in Houston. ComForCare has earned a ranking of 291 on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list. For more information, visit http://www.comforcare.com/franchising.

5 04, 2021

ComForCare Provides Free Monthly Caregiving Training

2021-04-05T11:30:02-04:00April 5th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Educational series aims to provide resources and support for caregivers during national caregiver shortage.

DETROIT — ComForCare, a franchised provider of in-home caregiving services, is providing training and resources to caregivers through its Staying Connected Caregiving Training Series. The free monthly 30-minute live virtual training is designed to expand a caregiver’s skills, provide practical field tips for client care, and attract new people to the caregiving field. An attendee does not need to be employed by ComForCare to attend.

“Caregivers are key to our client relationships, and the pandemic has further exacerbated the caregiver shortage. With the demand for aging in place and home care accelerating, the challenge is finding qualified people to address this need,” said J.J Sorrenti, CEO of Best Life Brands, parent company to ComForCare and At Your Side Home Care. “These webinars are one way we are working to address that shortage by providing support and resources for caregivers from local and national experts on a range of topics.”

2021 training topics include:

April – Screening clients for fall risk
May – Techniques for fall risk management
June – Diabetes Part I: Overview and how to identify red flags
July – Diabetes Part II: How to best manage in the home
August – Stroke Part I: Overview and how to identify red flags
September – Stroke Part II: How to best manage in the home
October – End of life care
November – Caring for clients who are bedridden
December 15 – Caregiver career progression – next steps

These monthly trainings are available to all caregivers, as well as anyone interested in learning more about the caregiving field.

The training series takes place on the last Wednesday of every month (with the exception of December), from 4:00–4:30 pm EST. To register, visit: https://bit.ly/caregiverfirst.

For more information about ComForCare, please visit www.comforcare.com.

About ComForCare Franchise Systems:

ComForCare is a premier franchised provider of in-home caregiving services with more than 215 independently-owned and operated locations in the U.S. and Canada helping older adults live independently in their own homes. ComForCare is committed to helping people live their best life possible and offers special programs for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Founded in 1996, ComForCare was acquired by private equity firm The Riverside Company in 2017 and now is part of Best Life Brands, which has plans for continued expansion of service brands across the continuum of care for aging adults. ComForCare operates as At Your Side Home Care in Houston. ComForCare has earned a ranking of 291 on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list. For more information, visit http://www.comforcare.com/franchising.

27 02, 2021

Assisting Hands® Home Care: Gaining Flexibility and Control Over Their Financial Future

2021-02-27T21:35:34-05:00February 27th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Emmie Knox had a career as a licensed master social worker with a broad range of experience in skilled nursing facilities, hospices and crisis intervention. While she enjoyed her work, she found the freedom and flexibility of owning a business appealing, so she and husband Louis LeSassier decided to explore franchise ownership. By Nancy E. Williams

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27 02, 2021

HomeWell Care Services: Executive Leadership Team Reorganizes

2021-03-04T14:09:41-05:00February 27th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Several years back, HomeWell Care Services’ chairman, Bruce Haase, committed to bringing together a deeply experienced executive leadership team. This team, having a combination of broad knowledge, expertise and experience, was already well prepared when the challenges of 2020 arose, resulting in a phenomenally successful year. By Cindy Charette

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27 02, 2021

Home Helpers Home Care: Three Siblings Running 3 Locations

2021-02-27T17:43:34-05:00February 27th, 2021|Tags: , , |

When you come from a family of a dozen children, working together is second nature. Misty Carver and brother Dennis Coon had already worked in business together for 14 years when their younger brother, Ben Coon, asked for help getting started in a business of his own. By Cindy Charette

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27 02, 2021

BrightStar Care: Driving Brand Growth

2021-02-27T17:13:29-05:00February 27th, 2021|Tags: , , |

In its efforts to evolve and drive the brand forward, BrightStar Care is currently experiencing a pattern of growth. The national private-duty home care and medical-staffing franchise, which operates over 340 locations across the country, is focused on recruitment and retention, recently naming Russ Nykaza as vice president of talent management. By Jessica Jones

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24 11, 2020

Canton, MA ComForCare Franchise Owners Receive 2020 Franchise of the Year Award

2020-11-24T12:08:18-05:00November 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Su and Sumit Madan honored with prestigious award at ComForCare’s annual franchise conference.

DETROIT — Canton, MA ComForCare franchise owners, Su and Sumit Madan were awarded the 2020 Franchise of the Year award at ComForCare’s 18th annual franchise conference. Franchise of the Year is the most prestigious award following Caregiver of the Year.

The Madans were recognized out of more than 200 locations for being high-level producers in the franchise system, creating and nurturing a strong local team, and being selfless givers among other qualities.

“Su and Sumit embody the ComForCare values within their office and for the population they serve,” said J.J. Sorrenti, CEO of Best Life Brands, parent company to ComForCare and At Your Side Home Care. “They care for their clients as family, serve the community passionately, realize that dignity matters, are present and engaged in managing their internal and external staff, and have fun while they do it.”

Su has been a natural caregiver most of her life. From taking care of her own extended family and neighbors, she finds caring for people incredibly satisfying and is what led her to open a home care franchise with her husband.

“In India, it is ingrained into the culture that the family takes care of the older generations as they age,” said Su Madan. “Most of the steps I’ve taken and the things I’ve done have been to care for others and to make a difference in someone’s life. Our office works hard every day for our clients and we are proud to be known as the reliable home care company in our community.”

The Madans opened their franchise in 2013 and are part of one of the fastest-growing franchise business sectors in the country. And with the number of Americans aged 65 and older projected to nearly double from 52 million in 2018 to 95 million by 2060, demand for businesses like the ComForCare franchise that the Madans operate will continue to increase as people strive to age in place.

About ComForCare Franchise Systems:

ComForCare is a premier franchised provider of in-home caregiving services with more than 225 independently-owned and operated locations in the U.S. and Canada helping older adults live independently in their own homes. ComForCare is committed to helping people live their best life possible and offers special programs for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Founded in 1996, ComForCare was acquired by private equity firm The Riverside Company in 2017 and now is part of Best Life Brands, which has plans for continued expansion of service brands across the continuum of care for aging adults. ComForCare operates as At Your Side Home Care in Houston. For more information, visit www.comforcare.com.