Skokie, IL is a city located just north of Chicago with a population of 63,971. Around 21% of the population of Skokie are seniors over the age of 65 and another 15% are between the ages of 50 and 59. This means that well over 30% of the population of Skokie is either already a senior citizen or will reach the age of 65 within the next 10-15 years.
The median age in Skokie is 43 which is higher than the average median age throughout Illinois. With much of the population approaching their golden years, there will be a higher demand for services to help seniors, such as home care, in the coming years. Many people over the age of 65 require some form of care and assistance and home care is the most popular option for receiving care among the Baby Boomer generation. Therefore, starting a home health care franchise to serve the senior citizens of Skokie, IL is a wise investment.
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 Skokie, 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 Skokie, IL.
Why Start a Home Health Care Franchise in Skokie, 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 Skokie, 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 Skokie, IL, Assisting Hands Home Care does have open territory in Skokie. 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 Skokie, 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.