As the American population ages, an emerging trend in franchises will be those that serve these populations. Senior-focused and senior care franchises will gain momentum not just in 2010, but for many years down the road. We’re not just talking nursing homes here – advances in medicine and technology will allow people to live longer, stronger, healthier lives. Today we’ll be talking about senior care franchise opportunities.
Franchises that manage senior home transitions, including those that deal with the handling of personal belongings and the like, will be hot for the future as more people change living arrangements. Franchises that offer assisted living placement services will also be in demand.
Aging in Place
Seniors who want to stay in their own homes as long as possible may find benefits from an in home care service, or home health service. Franchises may offer medical or non-medical services.
A Helping Hand
Some franchises even help active seniors help each other run errands, give non-medical assistance, or just keep each other company.
Adult Day Care
While some adult day care services are strictly for those with serious mental or physical disabilities, some cater to the more mobile and active senior by being spa-like. These day cares are an upscale alternative to others.
The baby boomer population is growing and staying healthy and active. You have many exciting opportunities to serve this market with a franchise.