Gurnee, IL is a city of 30,303 people as of 2022 that is located in the northern Chicago suburbs.  Senior citizens over the age of 65 make up 13% of the population of Gurnee and adults between the ages of 50 and 59 make up an even bigger portion of the population at 17%.  This means that more than a quarter of Gurnee residents are either already senior citizens or are quickly approaching that status.

With a median age of 40, the population of Gurnee is slightly older than the average median age in Illinois.  A significant percentage of Gurnee citizens will be over the age of 65 in the next 10-15 years and many of them will need some form of care and assistance in their daily lives.  Seniors in the Baby Boomer generation are increasingly choosing to stay at home in retirement instead of leaving for a nursing home or assisted living facility.  This means that the demand for home care will increase in Gurnee in the coming years, making it a lucrative business opportunity.

There has never been a better time to start a home health care business as the senior population and the demand for senior home care is expected to increase each year in Gurnee, IL.  Those looking to capitalize on this trend can invest in a home health care franchise from Assisting Hands Home Care.  Assisting Hands Home Care is a leading home health care franchise serving more than 200 territories in the U.S. and Canada and has been ranked in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 multiple times.

You can invest in an Assisting Hands Home Care franchise that serves seniors who need home care in Gurnee, IL.

Why Start a Home Health Care Franchise in Gurnee, IL?


The Baby Boomer generation is the second most populous generation in the U.S. and the majority of Boomers are now 60 or older. More than 10,000 people turn 65 each day and according to the AARP, 67 percent of seniors will need long-term care at some point to accommodate their daily care needs. Of the growing senior population, 90 percent of them prefer to age in place in their own homes, which is why home care has become a $90 billion per year industry.

The Chicago area is one of the most populated areas in the U.S. and the senior population is expected to continue growing. By starting a home health care business in Gurnee, IL, you will be in a great position to capitalize on the demand for home care which will continue to increase.

Call Assisting Hands to Become a Franchisee

If you want to become a franchisee in Gurnee, IL, Assisting Hands Home Care does have open territory in Gurnee. Contact our Assisting Hands representatives at (630) 809-6292 to learn more about the steps you need to take to become an Assisting Hands franchisee.

Why Invest in an Assisting Hands Franchise?


Assisting Hands Home Care is a trusted home care service provider and one of the fastest growing home health care franchises. Our scalable business model has been proven effective and we have a diverse leadership team that has experience operating all aspects of our business including marketing, finance, and home health franchising. We build strong client relationships through our marketing strategies which helps generate new client referrals for franchisees to help them grow their business.

If you are interested in being a franchisee for Assisting Hands in Gurnee, IL you do not need to have a background in the medical field or providing home care. However, you should have a passion for helping seniors in your community live better quality lives as well as good management skills to run your Assisting Hands franchise. You should also be able to pay the franchise fee and invest in other startup costs.

Once you become a franchisee, you will complete training over several days that includes on-site visits and classroom lectures to learn about employee recruitment, hiring, caregiver training, scheduling, billing, and more. Franchisees will get billing and scheduling software from Assisting Hands, and we provide 24/7 customer support.

The benefits of being a franchisee for Assisting Hands Home Care include the following:

Exclusive territories

High growth industry

Minimal start-up costs

Multiple revenue sources

Recurring revenue model

Support and coaching from Assisting Hands

Success Stories

Awards & Associations