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Global Action Against Dementia

This week, Home Instead Senior Care president Jeff Huber will be representing Home Instead Senior Care and the Global Coalition on Ageing for, The Global Dementia Legacy Event Japan – New Care and Prevention Models. The summit, being held in Tokyo, is one of the Global Action Against Dementia legacy events, which were developed as a result of the G8 Dementia Summit in London in 2013.

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Alzheimer's Care Grant Program for
15 Million Eligible Family Caregivers in North America

LOS ANGELES – Oct. 10, 2014Hilarity for Charity®, a movement established with the Alzheimer's Association®, led by actors and writers Lauren Miller Rogen and Seth Rogen to inspire change and raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease among the millennial generation, will partner with Home Instead Senior Care®, to offer grants for in-home care services to eligible U.S. and Canadian families through the Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Relief Grant Program. Care will be provided by professionals trained in how to most effectively and compassionately assist individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. The new partnership will provide much-needed help for families living with Alzheimer's disease.

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Home Instead Donation to Alzheimer’s Association featured on The Meredith Vieira Show

September 9, 2014 – On today’s episode of The Meredith Vieira Show, Meredith featured a segment on Alzheimer’s disease.

Meredith lost her father and aunt to Alzheimer’s, and in June, her brother died from the disease. Home Instead Senior Care worked with our friends at The Meredith Vieira Show and the Alzheimer’s Association to increase Alzheimer’s awareness and help raise funds for research and care.

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Home Instead Caregiver Advocate featured on the PBS website

Molly Carpenter, Caregiver advocate for Home Instead Senior Care, was recently interviewed for a story on home safety for older adults on the PBS website, Next Avenue.

In the article Molly offers tips on subjects ranging from water burns and slips to knife cuts and muscle pulls.

Surefire Ways to Stay Safe in Your Own Home, 8 ways to avoid the most common household accidents

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“Until there is a cure, we must care for the carer.”
 
OMAHA, Neb. – May 2, 2014 — As the world population ages, diseases such as Alzheimer’s become more prevalent. And with a surplus of people who need care, there is often a shortage of those who are able and willing to give care. Paul Hogan, chairman and co-founder of Home Instead Senior Care®, will address ways to support caregivers at the 29th Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference.
 
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Unleashing the economic power of older workers is essential for U.S. prosperity
By: Nicholas Eberstadt and Michael W. Hodin March 10, 2014
Washington is abuzz over the politics of work. Will ObamaCare create jobs or destroy them? What would raising the minimum wage do to youth unemployment? And what to do about the long-term unemployed? Yet there is an odd political silence about a future vision for jobs and economic growth.
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Home Instead, Inc Joins The Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer’s Disease

WASHINGTON, DC – The Global CEO Initiative (CEOi) on Alzheimer’s Disease today announced that Home Instead Senior Care® – the world's leading provider of in-home care services for seniors will join the CEOi to advance the quality of care for those suffering from Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
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Home Instead Senior Care CAREGiver Advocate Moly Carpenter

Caregiver Advocate from Home Instead Senior Care Offers Home Safety Tips for National Television Audience

Home Instead, Inc Caregiver Advocate Molly Carpenter was recently featured in a segment about senior home safety on The Better Show, a nationally-syndicated, daily, one-hour lifestyle program.

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Home Instead looks to home-grown master franchisor for Quebec
 
Home Instead Inc. has been growing its footprint in Canada since it established its first franchise office in Toronto in 2000. Thirty-three franchises later, it is finally tackling the Quebec market.
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Franchise Business Review Names 2014 Franchisee Satisfaction Award Winners
by Franchise Business Review

Franchise business Review announced today the recipients of its 2014 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards, part of a national project that looks at franchisee satisfaction at some of the country’s most popular franchise brands. Now in its 9th year, the “FBR50” is the only awards program to rank companies based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction.
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Thought leadership in action; Roger Baumgart attends G8 Summit

Roger Baumgart participated in the G8 Dementia Summit in London on December 11, 2013.  The Group of Eight (G8) is an economic and political organization designed to encourage discussion and effect change among the world's most powerful nations - Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Leaders of the G8 meet annually to discuss the state of world economics and politics.

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1000th Franchise

Home Care Industry and Franchising Opportunities Grow to Meet Rising Demand

TORONTO, ON – December 4, 2013 – Home Instead Senior Care©, the world's leading provider of in-home care services for seniors, has reached a milestone in its 19-year history with the opening of its 1,000th franchise location. The 1,000th franchise officially opened Dec. 4 in Niagara Falls, Canada, by local owners Denielle Cuoco and Jonathan Cook.

The growing Home Instead Senior Care network which surpassed the $1 billion annual revenue mark in 2012, also announced it will enter Quebec and China in 2014. Upon the expansion, Home Instead services will be offered in 18 countries.

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Home Instead Senior Care Franchise Network Expands into Mexico

Home Care Provider Expands Service Areas to Meet Rising Demand

OMAHA, Neb. – June 10, 2013 – Home Instead Senior Care®, the world's leading provider of non-medical in-home care services for seniors, will soon be providing services through its first franchise in Mexico, marking the 17th country in which Home Instead will have operations.

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Home Instead Senior Care Wins Ultimate Canadian Franchising Award of Excellence

(Toronto, ON) April 12, 2013 - Home Instead Senior Care®, the world's trusted provider of companionship, Alzheimer's and home care for seniors, has been awarded the highest prize of excellence by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA).

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Franchise System is Third-Time Recipient of Prestigious Franchise Business Review Award, Receives Top Honors in Three Categories

Home Instead Senior Care®, the leading global provider of in-home, nonmedical care services for seniors, today was named the Top Franchisor of the Year by the Franchise Business Review. This is the third year running Home Instead has been honored with this prestigious award recognizing franchise systems that provide the best business opportunities for their owners.

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Franchise network’s U.S. growth in sluggish economy is a key indicator of rising need for home care professionals

Home Instead Senior Care®, the leading global provider of home care services for seniors, today announced that in 2013 its franchisees anticipate hiring 45,000 CAREGivers ? across all 50 states. The company’s anticipated growth is a key indicator of the increasing demand for home care professionals and the strength of the industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of personal care aides is expected to grow by 70 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations.

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New Research Debunks Top Five Myths About Aging

Many Americans fear the social impacts of aging. From wrinkles to serious health and financial concerns, aging undoubtedly creates anxiety for people of all ages. However, according to new research released by Home Instead Senior Care®, there are significant gaps between the perceptions and realities of mature age.

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Paul Hogan Participates in World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

Population aging around the world presents both challenges and opportunities. Paul Hogan, Founder and Chairman of Home Instead Senior Care, serves as the Vice Chairman of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Aging. During the recent Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the Council on Aging hosted a workshop on preparing for aging populations.

Here is a summary of the workshop:
http://www.weforum.org/sessions/summary/preparing-ageing

Here is an overview on aging from the WEF Global Agenda Council on Aging:
http://www.weforum.org/content/global-agenda-council-ageing-2012

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Home Instead Alzheimer's CARE program featured on National Public Radio

On Tuesday, January 8, All Things Considered on National Public Radio aired a story featuring the Home Instead Senior Care Alzheimer’s CARE training program. As part of the story, reporter Ina Jaffe attended a family caregiver workshop hosted by John Moser, franchise owner in the Los Angeles area.

All Things Considered is the fourth largest radio program in America with more than 11 million listeners per week.

Here is a link to print and audio versions of the story:
http://www.npr.org/2013/01/08/168890934/workshops-help-families-grappling-with-alzheimers-home-care

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Americans fear developing Alzheimer’s disease more than any other major life-threatening disease, including cancer or stroke.

Home Instead Senior Care®, the world's leading provider of home care services for seniors, today announced new survey results revealing that Americans fear developing Alzheimer's disease more than any other major life-threatening disease, including cancer, stroke, heart disease and diabetes.Read more

2011 Caregiver Cruise Winner Mary Lamalie (center) with Mary Alexander and Cat Koehler from Home Instead Senior Care

The 2012 Caregiver Cruise Giveaway Contest, sponsored by the Home Instead Senior Care® network, welcomes nominations of caregivers who deserve the chance to win a free, five-night Caribbean cruise. The getaway package includes 40 hours of free care from a Home Instead Senior Care CAREGiverSM, ensuring the winning caregiver and guest can cruise worry-free knowing their loved one is with a trained professional. Read more

"I Will Remember for You" Video Screenshot

Concerned that a parent or family member is showing signs of Alzheimer's and dementia? Learn more about the early stages of the disease and how to choose the right plan of action.

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Home Instead Senior Care - #1 Overall Franchisee Satisfaction Award Winner.

From Franchise Business Review, February 2012

For the second year in a row, Franchise Business Review awards Home Instead Senior Care network as the #1 Overall Franchisee Satisfaction Award winner.

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Caregiver is relaxed because she's planned for emergencies.

What do you do when the caregiver needs care? The November issue of Heart Insight, a publication of the American Heart Association, featured an article...

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Baby Boomers, who once said “don’t trust anyone over 30,” now think old age doesn’t start until 77, according to a study by Marist Institute for Public Opinion conducted for Home Instead Senior Care.

How old is old? Your answer depends on your age. And it depends on your gender.

Click here to read more about the poll.

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