DFCS and Medicaid: Managing Crazy

If you live in Georgia, perhaps you read this article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution: 17,000 Georgians cut off from Medicaid face messy bureaucracy.  If you didn’t, let me tell you the short version.  Basically, the Department of Family and Child Services (DFCS) issued denial letters for 17,000 Georgians because of they did not properly […]

BHAG—WHAT AM I THINKING? 5 Insights for Using the BHAG for Small Business Strategy

The Big Hairy Audacious Goal. 10x 2018 Revenues by 2028. Profitably. Let’s say my 2018 revenues were $1,000,000 (this is not my revenue, but it’s a nice easy number to work with).  In 2028, that’s $10,000,000.  That’s a compounded average growth rate (CAGR) of 26% for 10 years.  If I tried to do this in […]

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 […]

Middle Class Senior Care: Cavernous Gap In Affordable Services

The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care released their study in the spring of 2019:  The Forgotten Middle: Middle Market Seniors Housing Study   I just recently became aware of the report as several news outlets covered it.  The report looks at the ability of the fast-growing senior populations ability to afford senior […]

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 […]