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FirstLight Home Care Business Now Available in Pittsburgh

Progressive non-medical home care business opens territories FirstLight Home Care (firstlighthomecare.com), a new standard in non-medical in-home care, is now accepting inquiries from prospective owners in the greater Pittsburgh, Pa., area. FirstLight Home Care currently has 23 locations in 13 states, after only 18 months of franchising. Senior care is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States. With more than 65 million Americans over 65 by the end of the year and another 8,000 people joining them everyday, the population of Americans who may want or need in-home care services is growing. Additionally, the home health care segment is one of…

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Three Tips When Considering Health Care Franchise Opportunities

Franchise opportunities are growing.  While fast food and quick service restaurants dominate the franchise arena, ‘Health and Wellness’ is the second fastest growing sector. There are weight loss centers, supplement retail stores and home health/senior home care businesses with Franchisors such as FirstLight Home Care .  This means the opportunities for business ownership are growing, especially for those that want to get into the booming healthcare industry. Whether you have just considered the idea of franchise ownership, or are beginning the process of investigating franchise systems, I would like to offer some advice to help you make the right choice when selecting a…

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Top Five Reasons to Franchise

Why opening a franchise is smarter than starting your own small business Starting your own business can be tough in any business climate. Especially in these economic times, it can be hard to find the time and energy to create a new start-up. That is why opening a franchise can be a smarter investment. With franchising, you own your own business, but you also benefit from structure and support from a corporate office.  Below are some of the top reasons why franchising is a great option for those seeking their own business venture. Reason 1: Less Risky Opening a franchise is a…

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Ten Keys to Small Business Growth

In these trying times, starting a new business can seem like a dream, however if you are smart and willing to take a risk, it can provide a strong potential for both prosperity and personal satisfaction. I have been involved with a range of organizations, small to medium to Fortune 500 businesses in my career, and have learned a lot from these experiences. During my years in business, I have learned that growth can be achieved if you take the time to devote yourself fully to your new business. Below is a list of my top ten factors that can…

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How to Create a Potentially Profitable Franchise System

A prosperous franchise system is founded on key principles, integrity, great execution and a lot of hard work to build and support an operating system for the benefit of the franchise owners. As we’ve built FirstLight Home Care , there have been four core components to our foundation: 1) We believe in people. Enabling prospective entrepreneurs to explore our business, get to know them very well and confirm a path for mutual achievement. Our selection and qualification process is pretty rigid, but it only serves to reinforce our belief of “extraordinary people….exceptional care”. We firmly believe, know and see this is true in…

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Welcome to The Independence Blog

Hello everyone, I would like to welcome you to my new blog, The Independence Blog. We will discuss many interesting topics here such as health care, franchising, senior care and small business.  I am looking forward to sharing my thoughts on these topics with you and generating discussion among my peers and blog followers. The idea is to create a community to share best ideas and to help readers generate new ideas for their business and life. We decided to call this new blog “The Independence Blog” to tip our hats to seniors maintaining independence and dignity by staying at home receiving…

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