NADSA 2020: 5 Trends To Follow

The National Adult Day Services Association held its annual conference in Minneapolis last weekend.  It’s always fun to go to this conference.  It’s not too big, so I’ve been able to meet lots of other adult day providers over the years.  Many have become friends.  This conference is also a great place to identify trends […]

Senior Helpers Town Center: Is it a good business opportunity?

In the article, I shared about the Glennar Town Square program.  I want to take a look at the Senior Helper’s franchise opportunity based on what I know about these centers and the industry.  This analysis is based on the limited information found on the various Town Square Web sites and on my own extensive […]

Senior Helpers Town Square: New Competition in Adult Day

I received a flyer recently about an elder care educational opportunity in Atlanta.  The speakers included Eloy Van Hal, Founder of the Hodeweyk (Dementia Village), The Netherlands and Scott Tarde, CEO of the George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers in California.  On the flyer he is also billed as the “the innovator behind The Glenner […]

The Forgotten Middle: Possible Solutions for Middle Income Senior Care

There is a cavernous gap in senior care options for the broad middle class.  For the truly, low income and low asset senior, Medicaid provides significant options for the senior.  For high income seniors, they can afford the services they want and need.  The majority in the middle struggle to afford the services, forcing seniors […]

Strategy, Cash, and Value

When I was in business school, we spent a lot of time thinking about strategy.  I learned to analyze an industry using Porter’s 5 forces.  We talked about Judo tactics in business.  I really enjoyed the classes.  I’m a small business owner now.  I own an adult day and home care business.  From an industry […]