FirstLight Home Care is Expanding to Gaithersburg
Award-winning national home care franchise is looking to open new locations
GAITHERSBURG, Md. – Feb. 22, 2018 – FirstLight Home Care, an award-winning provider of non-medical home care, announced it is seeking independent home care owners to join the FirstLight family.
“We discovered there is an increasing need for high-quality home care services in Maryland, specifically in the Gaithersburg area,” said Bill McPherson, FirstLight’s executive director of franchise development. “Owning a franchise with FirstLight is the perfect opportunity for entrepreneurs in this community who want to be a part of a booming industry. We offer an award-winning and nationally-recognized home care model that has shown explosive growth in every market we’ve entered, so we are excited to bring that level of franchise capacity to this area.”
Non-medical home care is reported to be one of the fastest growing employment sectors across the United States with an expected 1.3 million jobs to be added to the field by 2020.
Firstlight is looking for existing home care agency owners in Gaithersburg to join their FirstLight franchise family and provide non-medical home care to those in their community. Franchise owners have exclusive access to FirstLight’s operating methods, marketing and technology strategies, and pricing discounts through aligned vendors.
“For local business owners wanting to convert their existing home care business into a FirstLight franchise, there is an easy conversion process,” McPherson said. “It’s a fantastic way to grow your business without compromising the things you care about. Being part of the FirstLight family gives you access to resources that will enhance the quality of care you provide and help you build your business.”
FirstLight Home Care franchises serve seniors, veterans, adults with disabilities, new mothers, those recovering from surgery, and other adults in need of assistance. FirstLight franchisees and their caregiving staff provide many non-medical services – from personal hygiene and household duties such as cooking, cleaning and running errands, to mobility assistance, grocery shopping, travel companionship, dementia care, and more.
Since opening its first franchise location in 2010, FirstLight Home Care has experienced continual growth and is now operating more than 240 locations in 33 states throughout the U.S.
The company was recently ranked No. 65 on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500® list for 2018 and also ranked No. 12 on the 2018 Franchise Times Fast & Serious list. Other awards include Top Franchise for Veterans by Franchise Business Review, a fifth consecutive Franchise Times Top 200+ listing and a third consecutive Inc. 5000 ranking.
About FirstLight Home Care
FirstLight Home Care is a top rated non-medical home care provider with a network of offices that provides 98,000 hours per week in care for more than 4,600 clients in over 33 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.