Statistics show that most baby boomers have a strong desire to remain independent as they age. These hardworking Americans are turning their noses up at the idea of spending their golden years in a strange nursing home. They have an unshakeable yearning to live life at home as long as possible. This factor, combined with advances in modern medicine that are helping seniors live longer, has set the stage for more home care franchise opportunities than ever before.
Research by the University of Alabama shows that more than seven million people in the U.S. need some form of home care. This fact is bolstered by the rising trend of "aging in place." Seniors not only want to be self-sufficient - they wish to remain at home, where the surroundings are familiar and family is near. Always Best Care nurtures this need by providing quality in-home care that helps both the seniors in need and their families.
When you implement Always Best Care's proven business model, your senior care franchise in Charlotte, NC will become a pillar in your community. You will be part of a highly regarded, reputable organization that others will respect. While you refine your reputation and earn respect, you'll be living an entrepreneurial lifestyle that lets you make a difference in other people's lives.
Great entrepreneurs are always on the lookout for recession-resistant franchising opportunities. In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, in-home care is now an essential service -- one that will continue to be needed, regardless of the economy. No matter what hurdles we must overcome, one thing is for sure: people will always need care.
At Always Best Care, our proven franchise model enables hundreds of dedicated franchisees the opportunity to achieve financial freedom in the most uncertain times. Our award-winning training program provides franchisees with the tools to succeed and the stability they need.
Always Best Care is one of the fastest-growing senior care franchise systems because our franchisees are more than just business owners, they are compassionate professionals dedicated to helping others. Perhaps most importantly, their home care business lets them care for people in their community while building a rewarding business for themselves.
Our experienced corporate team works with new in-home care franchise owners to provide comprehensive training for you and your staff, marketing resources, performance metrics, turnkey operating tech, systemwide benchmarking, national accounts, and customer satisfaction support.
Your local Area Representative and our National Directors work with all new franchisees to arrange mentoring opportunities, communications and team-building strategies, and ongoing strategic planning. That way, you have a leg up in your market and access to key resources to build your confidence as you develop your business.
Your Always Best Care franchise development specialist will make sure you have contact information in your state to complete any state licensure requirements. We link you to the nation's top health care licensure consultants, thus allowing you to discover the most cost-effective and time-efficient procedures to get your license, launch your business, and begin serving your community.
Each Always Best Care franchise territory is protected and exclusive to you using zip codes in your state.
Our powerful combination of corporate and local support paves a clear and proven path for new Always Best Care franchise owners to succeed. And with your initial training, field training, and ongoing support, you always have access to Always Best Care repesentatives as you grow your senior home care business.
If you have made it this far, it's now time to learn more about Always Best Care and the enriching opportunity that lies ahead. If you are ready to turn your dreams of living an entrepreneurial lifestyle into reality, you're closer than ever before. By downloading our free E-Book , you're taking the exciting next steps towards building a home care business that makes a true difference in your community.
Celebrate moms all weekend long with great events happening in the Queen City.CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The storms are set to clear this weekend after a week full of severe weather. With that said, there are plenty of events in Charlotte that will give you that weekend feeling. See what's happening!Friday, May 6Come out for good eats, live music and fun for the whole family at various Food Truck Friday events happening all over the Queen City. Popular spots this Friday include...
Celebrate moms all weekend long with great events happening in the Queen City.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The storms are set to clear this weekend after a week full of severe weather. With that said, there are plenty of events in Charlotte that will give you that weekend feeling. See what's happening!
Come out for good eats, live music and fun for the whole family at various Food Truck Friday events happening all over the Queen City. Popular spots this Friday include Cabarrus County Food Truck Friday at Gibson Mill, Plaza Midwood Food Truck Friday, and University City Food Truck Friday.
Start your weekend with your best foot forward and a good cause. Enjoy 3.1 miles of Charlotte’s most scenic views while benefitting Right Moves For Youth, an organization that provide the resources and guidance for student success. Runners, joggers and walkers are welcome. Happening from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Find more information here.
Celebrate mom with good music from Grammy winner Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Kem as they swoon at Bojangles Coliseum, beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $39 and can be purchased here.
Things may be kicking off a day later due to inclement weather, but there are still good times to be had at the SC Strawberry Festival in Fort Mill. Have your pick of delicious strawberries, along with live music, rides for kids and fun for the whole family. Find more information here.
Give mom the gift of relaxation and wellness with a trip to Yoga & Mimosas, happening at Ballantyne’s backyard and beginning at 10 a.m.. Entry starts at $5 for SweatNet members. Find more information here.
Hosted by Charlotte’s Black Business Owners Corporation, this is your chance to explore some of the best Black-owned businesses and vendors that the Queen City has to offer. Happening Saturday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free. Find more info here.
Treat mom to an afternoon of tasting exquisite samples of food, wine and cocktails from some of Charlotte’s most renowned culinary experts. Tickets start at $45 and include boundless food, cocktail, wine and & craft beer tastings. The event begins at 1 p.m. and ends at 4 p.m. More info here.
Soccer returns to Bank of America Stadium this Saturday as Charlotte FC takes on Inter Miami CF at 3:30 p.m. Tickets start at $50 and can be purchased here.
Come out for a show dedicated to moms. Hosted by the Vanity House, Slay Sunday Mother’s Day Drag Brunch will feature some of your favorite Queen City drag queens and delicious brunch and drink options. Doors open at 11 a.m. Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased here.
Treat mom to a shopping spree at some of the best locally-owned business Charlotte has to offer. You can also sit a spell and enjoy a craft beer while you are there. This free event is happening from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Find more information here.
The Crave CLT fest continues Sunday with a Rosé and Mimosa tasting at Pinhouse. Whether you bring mom, grandma, aunt, or wife, they are sure to enjoy this. Tickets start at $25. More information found here.
This comedy is dedicated to motherhood and the laughs it brings. Bring mom out laughs and brews at Heist Brewery and Barrel Arts Sunday starting at 5 p.m. Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased here.
For the outdoor and nature lover, head over to Belmont to wander the Gardens, listen to live music, shop at The Garden Store, dine at food trucks and sip on a cool beverage. The first 250 mothers admitted each day beginning at 10 a.m. will receive a free potted plant courtesy of Rountree Nursery and Supply. Find more information about timed tickets here.
The Federal Reserve is raising its benchmark interest rate by a half-percentage point.Federal interest rates are set to increase in hopes of combatting inflation.CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it was raising its benchmark interest rate by a half-percentage point to combat inflation. The Fed’s goal is to slow spending and economic growth by making it more expensive for people and businesses to borrow.In the wake of Wednesday’s announcement, Charlotte realtor Alex Lopez,...
Federal interest rates are set to increase in hopes of combatting inflation.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it was raising its benchmark interest rate by a half-percentage point to combat inflation. The Fed’s goal is to slow spending and economic growth by making it more expensive for people and businesses to borrow.
In the wake of Wednesday’s announcement, Charlotte realtor Alex Lopez, of Verge LLC, is encouraging home buyers and sellers in the Charlotte market to act fast.
“If you are in the market right now, I recommend that you make a decision very quickly, especially if you are active because I do suspect rates to go up, but what we will not be able to determine is how fast they go up and what speed,” Lopez said in an interview with WBTV.
He said he predicts that the rate hike will ultimately cause Charlotte’s hot housing market to cool down.
“There’s definitely going to be a little bit of cooling off because of just the affordability of home,” said Lopez. “With the median sales and average sales price increasing so much year over year, also with interest rates rising, I will say the monthly mortgage expense for buyers in the market are getting a little aggressive. It will price people out.”
Lopez said home prices could be impacted if demand softens and there are less buyers in the market, but to see a sizable drop in prices, the inventory of homes would have to increase to the point where there are more properties than active buyers. He noted that he does foresee this happening, but explained that the market will dictate the timing.
One of Lopez’ clients, Patrick Menefee, lives in the Madison Park community with his wife, Jami, and infant daughter, Adeline. Menefee said the family is currently hoping to move to a new home with more space.
“We have a lot of toys,” Menefee said. “We just need somewhere a little bit bigger. We want a place with a yard. The townhouse has been great for what it was, but really want to have a house to raise a family in.”
He said they originally wanted to find a bigger home in the city of Charlotte, but have had to look outside of the city due to home prices.
“Last year we were looking at places that were a lot closer to here and we now are priced out of those, and we are looking in Union County and Fort Mill as a result,” Menefee said. “The longer we wait on the sidelines, the smaller the house is and the further away it gets.”
The family spent part of Wednesday evening looking at houses. They hope to find a home to move into soon.
“We still want to find the right one,” he said. “I mean we’re not going to jump on something we don’t love, but we also know there’s a sense of urgency.”
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Vi Lyles, who was the keynote speaker at Johnson C. Smith's commencement, was awarded an honorary doctorate during the ceremony.CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles received an honorary doctorate from Johnson C. Smith University this weekend.Lyles was the keynote speaker for this weekend's commencement at JCSU. It was the first time in two years the university had a full commencement ceremony with graduates, their families and loved ones all in one ...
Vi Lyles, who was the keynote speaker at Johnson C. Smith's commencement, was awarded an honorary doctorate during the ceremony.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles received an honorary doctorate from Johnson C. Smith University this weekend.
Lyles was the keynote speaker for this weekend's commencement at JCSU. It was the first time in two years the university had a full commencement ceremony with graduates, their families and loved ones all in one place.
Mayor Lyles said it was a memorable day for her while congratulating graduates on social media.
"I hope my keynote speech helped add to your big day," Lyles tweeted. "I guess it was a memorable day for me too, as JCSU awarded me an honorary doctorate. So proud & humbled to be a part of the JCSU family."
Congratulations to all of the graduates today at @JCSUniversity. I hope my keynote speech helped add to your big day. I guess it was a memorable day for me too, as JCSU awarded me an Honorary Doctorate. So proud & humbled to be a part of the JCSU family. pic.twitter.com/MoCCzj3jjE— Mayor Vi Lyles (@CLTMayor) May 15, 2022
Lyles was honored but she wasn't the most famous Charlottean to have their name called this weekend. NBA superstar and two-time league MVP Steph Curry graduated from Davidson College after completing the final semester needed for his sociology degree, more than a decade after leaving school early to turn pro.
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DAVIDSON, N.C. (WBTV) - The NBA’s all-time leading 3-pointer shooter and three-time NBA champion, Stephen Curry will finally receive his degree from Davidson College.Curry, a Charlotte native who attended and played basketball at Davidson from 2006-09, hadn’t graduated yet after leaving school following his junior year in 2009 for the NBA Draft. He was drafted seventh overall by the ...
DAVIDSON, N.C. (WBTV) - The NBA’s all-time leading 3-pointer shooter and three-time NBA champion, Stephen Curry will finally receive his degree from Davidson College.
Curry, a Charlotte native who attended and played basketball at Davidson from 2006-09, hadn’t graduated yet after leaving school following his junior year in 2009 for the NBA Draft. He was drafted seventh overall by the Golden State Warriors.
On Sunday, Davidson announced that Curry re-enrolled for the spring semester and completed his final semester of classwork. He will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Sociology with the class of 2022.
“Stephen Curry has on many occasions emphasized the importance of education, how much he valued his Davidson College experience and that he is committed to earning his degree,” the school said in a statement.
Curry, 34, who is still competing in the NBA Playoffs with the Warriors, will not attend Sunday’s Commencement but the school will look to present him with a diploma in the future.
The NBA superstar who helped revolutionize the game of basketball with his 3-point shooting ability made his mark with the Wildcats when he led the school to the Elite Eight in the 2008 NCAA Tournament.
Since then, Curry has won two NBA MVPs and has been an all-star eight times. He won championships with the Warriors in 2015, 2017 and 2018.
13 years after entering the NBA, Stephen Curry is a college grad.Stephen completed his final semester of coursework this spring and will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Sociology from Davidson College.Congrats to the Class of 2022! pic.twitter.com/R3giuMtPDx— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) May 15, 2022
Due to not finishing his degree, Curry’s No. 30 jersey hadn’t been able to be retired by Davidson.
Curry graduated high school from Charlotte Christian School in 2006 and became the NBA’s all-time leading 3-point scorer earlier this year. He currently has 3,117 all-time in the regular season.
His father, Dell Curry played with the Charlotte Hornets from 1988-98 and is now a color commentator on the team’s broadcasts. Curry’s younger brother, Seth, played for Duke University and is currently a member of the Brooklyn Nets.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The weather is warming up. Which is the perfect time to sit outside and enjoy a beautiful picnic!Here to talk about some of the essentials you'll need for your next summer picnic are Stephanie and Porter from Soulshine Soiree Picnics!Locally owned, they take the mystery and stress out of planning the perfect picnic. They specialize in creating unique and memorable experiences by setting the perfect scene for any small gathering.Utilizing hand-picked decorative items accompanied by custom charcuter...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The weather is warming up. Which is the perfect time to sit outside and enjoy a beautiful picnic!
Here to talk about some of the essentials you'll need for your next summer picnic are Stephanie and Porter from Soulshine Soiree Picnics!
Locally owned, they take the mystery and stress out of planning the perfect picnic. They specialize in creating unique and memorable experiences by setting the perfect scene for any small gathering.
Utilizing hand-picked decorative items accompanied by custom charcuterie boards and more.
Stephanie and Porter tell us, they've set up everything from picnics to proposals, even photo shoots for families to gather around their tables and picnic set ups.
Each Soulshine Soiree is set in a unique spot: think local parks, lakeside settings, your backyard or maybe a favorite winery. Soulshine Soiree focuses on creating a comfortable, decorated setting with instagram worthy essentials as well as fun add-ons for you to relax, socialize, eat, drink & be merry. The best part is they do 100% of the setup and breakdown so that you can just show up and enjoy! To book with them or learn more go to: soulshinesoiree.com
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