Local Entrepreneurs to Open FirstLight Home Care Location in Broward County

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. July 15, 2016– FirstLight Home Care, an award-winning provider of non-medical home care, today announced it will open an office in Broward County, Florida to serve residents of Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach and the surrounding communities. The new FirstLight location is scheduled to open in early September and will be owned and operated by Gulf Stream entrepreneurs Chris and Lisa Ruth. The Ruth’s, who also own FirstLight Home Care of the Gold Coast and FirstLight Home Care of the Palm Beaches, are expanding southward to meet the growing need for home care services throughout all of Broward, Palm Beach and Martin County.

The new FirstLight Home Care office will serve area seniors, those recovering from surgery and other adults in need of assistance. FirstLight 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 location is looking to hire 25 full and part-time compassionate, experienced individuals for caregiver and office positions. FirstLight offers competitive wages, a caring environment and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals in the community. Interested candidates can email resumes to or apply online.

“The need for quality, non-medical home care services in the Fort Lauderdale area has never been greater,” shared the Ruth’s. “We are eager to extend FirstLight’s culture of care to meet this growing need and help improve the well-being of members of the community.”

Since opening its first franchise location in 2009, FirstLight Home Care has experienced steady growth and is now operating more than 115 locations in 30 states throughout the U.S. Visit for more information.

About FirstLight Home Care
FirstLight Home Care creates a new standard in non-medical home care by combining best practices with innovative approaches to make the franchise an emerging market leader in a fast-growing industry. Services can be provided at private residences, assisted-living facilities, retirement communities, nursing homes, adult-family homes or group homes. Clients might also include new mothers, individuals recovering from surgeries and others. To learn more, visit