Modern technology and medical practices are increasing life expectancy across the board. People are not only living longer on average, but they are enjoying more years of good health than ever before. These seniors, though relatively healthy, often need assistance in other areas of life. Medical professionals do not usually provide for these services, so there is a great need for help in order to provide a good quality of life for seniors.
Non-medical senior care provides an alternative to expensive nursing homes and is gaining popularity throughout the country. People want to remain on their own for as long as possible and non-medical home care allows them to keep their independence. Currently, there are not enough home care providers to provide services for all who want them. The future of the industry depends on the ability to provide for this very important need. With this in mind, let's take a look at the future of senior care.
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Jeff Salter, founder and CEO of Caring Senior Service, recently spent a few weeks out in the field to help a Caring location in Wilmington, NC. Corporate had recently made the decision to manage the location because the previous franchise owner decided not to renew his franchise agreement. It was crucial to get someone out to the office and maintain a presence in the home care market there. And Jeff decided he was up for the challenge.
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