Many businesses were forced to close across the country in the wake of the global pandemic known as coronavirus. As someone who may be considering a home care franchise, this can be a startling event, even something friends or family may consider a “wake-up call.”

For many businesses, the struggle is real. Yet, for those involved in healthcare, there has never been a more crucial time to have a business set up to support elderly and disabled individuals in the comfort and safety of their home than now.

Home care is critical for millions.

Millions of aging seniors and disabled adults across the country depend on caregivers — whether they are family, friends, or professionals. During critical times such as these, those caregivers are even more instrumental at helping these men and women navigate the tumultuous circumstances impacting people around the world.

Home care allows those individuals who may have chronic health issues or limited physical capabilities to stay home, where they are most comfortable.

A lot of what home care provides is direct physical support, including transportation services, assistance with cooking meals, helping clean with and for the senior, and much more.

Visiting nurses are also instrumental at monitoring vital stats, administering medications, and keeping clients updated on their health, doctor’s orders, and other vital information.

Is it too late to start a home care franchise?

No, it’s not. However, there may be certain limitations in your state or local region that could contribute to a slowdown in getting a home care franchise up and running soon.

There’s no reason to worry that a similar situation in the future could completely shut down your home care franchise for a few weeks or a couple of months. Just as with hospitals being a vital component during health crises, home care agencies also provide an invaluable support and resource to aging and disabled individuals.

If you have been contemplating a change in your career or realize that right now is the optimal time to look into starting your own business and have a passion for helping the most vulnerable individuals, a home care franchise is certainly an option to consider.

For the next decade and beyond, the demand for in-home care support services will increase as the population in this country ages. Beyond that, it’s expected that these support services will continue to be an increasingly more vital component of overall health care in this country.

If you have questions about buying a franchise with Golden Heart Senior Care Franchise, please contact our office at 1-800-601-2792, or check out our form at