Starting a non-medical home care agency is a great way to do business while doing good. You can create solid revenue while helping seniors stay in their own homes as long as possible. For nearly 90% of seniors, staying put makes sense, sentimentally and financially  — especially as the costs of nursing homes and assisted-living facilities continue to increase.

A non-medical senior home care agency is a perfect business for those who want to help others, be in control of their own lives, and be part of an industry.

What is a non-medical home care business?

Home care is a $93 billion industry in the U.S. A non-medical home care business improves quality of life for older Americans by providing caregivers who can assist seniors with the activities of daily living, which can include personal care, light household chores, meal preparation, companionship, and transportation.

What are the requirements to open a non-medical home healthcare business?

This type of business does not require licensed medical caregivers such as nurses. However, depending on the state, a non-medical home care agency may be required to meet licensing and registration requirements.

Check with your state healthcare agency to determine what their specific guidelines are for home care services.

You can get even more specifics on the costs, steps, and options to start a non-medical home care business here.

What is the demand for non-medical home healthcare?

If you want to start a non-medical home care business, plenty: An estimated 10,000 baby boomers a day will turn 65 every single day between now and 2030. By 2030, there will be over 70 million Americans over 65 – one out of every five Americans!

Because of the rapid growth in the senior population, non-medical in-home care services are the fastest growing part of the entire health care industry in America.

What are the benefits of opening a non-medical home healthcare business?

One of the major benefits you’ll find if you open a non-medical in-home care business is the satisfaction you will experience knowing you provide a much-needed service to those in need.

Home care is also a recession-resistant business. In good times or in bad, people keep on aging, leaving many seniors in need of assistance with everyday household tasks.

CareBuilders at Home: a great business opportunity

The CareBuilders at Home franchise opportunity allows you to be a part of the lucrative home care industry while being able to give back and help clients.

CareBuilders at Home is the best way to start a non-medical home care business. We provide training, marketing support, national advertising, and ongoing operational support. We also handle all the back-office assistance to franchise owners. This means we take care of payroll and taxes as well as billing and collections from clients, cutting down on the costs needed to start and operate your business. It also mitigates your risk when it comes to workers’ compensation and insurance.

If you’re interested in hearing more, take a minute to contact us and we’ll get in touch with you to answer all of your questions.