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Published:September 29th, 2011 19:28 EST
An In-Depth Look at the Ultimate Franchise Opportunity!

An In-Depth Look at the Ultimate Franchise Opportunity!

By Tom Ski

Readers, last week we began a series of articles regarding the stellar company - ADL Caring Companions -  and their offering to others to become an ADL franchise. It is no surprise that we had a great deal of feedback regarding this company, and people who are truly interested in opening an ADL Caring Companions franchise in their community.   

The statistics that we have spoken about regarding the absolute wretched care and conditions of nursing homes has also not been overlooked.  In fact, the statistics are frightening. And with each new day comes more statistics and news regarding the hideous care that our loved ones are receiving.  This situation is not only very difficult for the person needing care, but it is also a huge struggle for the families who absolutely love their mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, uncle, etc., and how much they truly do NOT want to put them into a nursing home situation.  They would love to provide either private care in their family member`s home, or find a way to simply quit their jobs to take care of their loved ones full-time. Of course, the latter solution is absolutely impossible.  This recession-wary economy is already scaring the "pants` off of everyone - and quitting a job is next to impossible.     

When we first began our in-depth look into ADL Caring Companions the information we found was truly amazing.  This is a company that was founded in San Antonio, and soon opened an office in Dallas, Texas, and has shown families and senior citizens that "good` care is possible, as long as an ADL Caring Companion is part of your loved one`s day.   

I want all of you to take a moment to consider just one state at a time. Take Florida, for instance.  By 2030, Florida`s population will comprise 6.2 million above-65 people, whose number stands at 3.3 million today. This means more nursing homes will be required in Florida to accommodate an additional 2.9 million people by 2030.  BUT, each and every one of us need to understand a very simple fact. Seniors do not want to end their lives in nursing homes. Think about it. Passing on while being in a nursing home - not surrounded by family or friends - is absolutely what anyone would call a poor quality of life. "  And that is the one concept that ADL Caring Companions is trying desperately to stop.   

For all of our readers, franchising provides extremely fantastic benefits for both seller and buyer. For franchisors, the primary benefit is the ability to expand their "brand` more rapidly. For franchisees, the benefits are numerous. A franchisee has a higher chance of success than in a sole proprietorship; shorter time to opening their doors; initial training and ongoing support; assistance in finding an optimal site; the selling power of a known brand; lower costs through group purchasing; use of an established business model; national and regional advertising campaigns; customer lead generation through websites and centralized call centers; and a network of peers (fellow franchisees) to provide advice and moral support through a company intranet, annual conferences, and franchisee associations; and, increasingly, assistance with securing funding.   

Follow the system is a mantra in franchising and critical to a franchisee`s success. Franchisees buy into the franchisor`s operating system, believing that if they follow it to the letter they will succeed and be profitable. For the franchise partnership to succeed, the buyer must be comfortable not only with the franchise model, but also with the culture, values, and goals of the franchisor - and vice versa.   

In this light, franchising is as much a commitment as a marriage is; a good match between franchisor and franchisee, sharing mutual goals over the long term, is essential to the success of each franchise unit, and thus the brand as a whole - an essential factor that must be considered seriously by both parties before any contract is signed.   

And, another thing to take a look at when it comes to choosing nursing homes over ADL Caring Companions, is money.  Our wonderful older generation is not only looking at the eventual end of their lives, but they are also watching their estates, trusts, and every single dime they have worked so hard for over the years simply disintegrate before their very eyes - being spent on care they DON`T want in the first place.     

They are also losing all their money to an industry that has reported in national surveys frightening facts such as: one to two million Americans over 65 have been abused, neglected, or mistreated by their primary caregiver; one in ten people over 65 will spend some of their lives in a adult care facility or nursing home; an estimated 50% of nursing home patients suffer from untreated pain; over 90% of nursing home facilities are understaffed, and these staff shortages lead to increased instances of health problems, neglect, and abuse.

Let`s face it, people.  Something has to be done.  And ADL Caring Companions have already put a successful business model together that improves the quality of life " for our loved ones; AND is offering others the chance to begin their own ADL franchise.  With this proven company and truly "caring` companions, nursing homes could one day be a thing of the past.  

But you need to understand exactly how franchising works, what fees are involved, and what is expected of you from the franchise company. ADL Caring Companions is not looking for just any franchisee.  They are hunting for the IDEAL ADL Caring Companions franchise owner; a person who is not only able to meet capital requirements, but people who KNOW inside and out that the extraordinary name ADL Caring Companions has built for themselves in the home healthcare world is very important! ADL Caring Companions are comprised of truly fantastic individuals and staff, who all have a desire to provide the best possible care to OUR loved ones - and they will NOT settle for anything less than the best. Any franchise owner that represents ADL Caring Companions MUST understand that ADL is a solid, reputable, and much heralded company - whose mission and quality of services MUST be held to the highest standards.   

Becoming an ADL Caring Companions franchise owner is the perfect business more for YOU, and the opportunity is huge. Not only will you receive the training and resources to make sure that you meet ADL Caring Companions high standards 100%, but you`ll also become a branch of a company that is number one in their business sector.   

Improve you loved ones quality of life - and improve your own - by bringing ADL Caring Companions to your community!   

Until Next Time, Everybody.   

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