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 Houston, TX 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.
There are two constitutional amendments on the ballot and many local MUD and school district racesHere are a couple of things you should know.No. 1 - There are two proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. The first would allow the state legislature to reduce the property tax limit on the homes of elderly or disabled residents. The second would increase the homestead exemption for school district property ...
There are two constitutional amendments on the ballot and many local MUD and school district races
Here are a couple of things you should know.
No. 1 - There are two proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. The first would allow the state legislature to reduce the property tax limit on the homes of elderly or disabled residents. The second would increase the homestead exemption for school district property taxes from $25,000 to $40,000.
No. 2 - There's a special election to fill the Texas House District 147 seat that was vacated when Garnet Coleman retired. Democrats Danielle Keys Bess and Jolanda Jones are on the ballot.
Before heading to the polls, make sure you're registered! There's an easy way to check on the Texas Secretary of State's website.
Harris County makes it easy to find your voting location. Not only that, they let you know wait times for each of them. Here's a map you can use to find out where to vote and how long it'll take you.
The State of Texas also makes it easy to find your voting location, wherever you are in the state. Here's where you can find that information.
You can see the amendments and the candidates on the May 7 ballots by checking this page on the state's election site. Make sure you're looking at the May 7 election information.
You will need an acceptable form of identification to vote. According to VoteTexas.gov, these are the acceptable forms of ID:
If you don't have any of the above-listed forms of ID and can't get one, you can bring one of the following in order to request a "Reasonable Impediment Declaration:"
This information is from VoteTexas.gov. At voting locations, you’re not allowed to use wireless devices or electronic/mechanical devices to record sound or images within 100 feet of voting stations.
Here’s what you should NOT use at voting locations.
Any other device that can communicate wirelessly or record sound/images.
You’re also not supposed to wear clothing related to a candidate, measure or political party that’s on the current ballot. You can, however, wear something related to a candidate, measure or political party that’s NOT on the ballot.
Houston may be one of the best places to eat Asian food outside of Asia itself. The city's sheer diversity of cuisines from across the continent is on full display during Asian Restaurant Month, the second annual event that is timed for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month in May.Launched by Houston's Asian Chamber of Commerce last year, Asian Restaurant Month returns in 2022 with a digital...
Houston may be one of the best places to eat Asian food outside of Asia itself. The city's sheer diversity of cuisines from across the continent is on full display during Asian Restaurant Month, the second annual event that is timed for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month in May.
Launched by Houston's Asian Chamber of Commerce last year, Asian Restaurant Month returns in 2022 with a digital passport in partnership with Visit Houston. Diners can record which restaurants they've visited over the month of May and receive prizes based on how many they've checked off their list.
Details and a full list of 100-plus participating businesses can be found on the website. Here are 17 must-visit restaurants participating in Houston's Asian Restaurant Month, reflecting the various foods and cuisines represented in the May event.
One of the few Houston restaurants to offer traditional cart service, Ocean Palace is a classic for dim sum. The two-story, 38,000-square-foot restaurant has been operating in Hong Kong City Mall since 1999. Dim sum is available daily, but the rolling carts are only on the weekends.
Find it: 11215 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX 77072 (281-988-8898)Hours: Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Hot pot is all the rage these days, but has been a staple in China for centuries. Diners do the cooking themselves from a selection of meat, seafood and vegetables. Chongqing Chicken Pot specializes in chicken hot pot, but also offers brisket, beef ribs, shrimp and frog pots.
Find it: 9393 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX 77036 (832-582-8483)Hours: Daily, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
The addictive, numbing tingle of Szechuan food is available at Bamboo House in Humble. Chef William Chu serves traditional Chinese dishes from the Szechuan province such as wonton soup, mapo tofu, kung pao, and whole and half Peking ducks.
Find it: 7855 N Sam Houston Pkwy. E, Humble, TX 77396 (281-441-3456)Hours: Daily, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Getting a taste of food from the Philippines is easy at Filipiniana Too in northwest Houston. The restaurant offers a buffet of more than 30 dishes that revolve daily. Classics include beef asado, chicken or pork adobo, a variety of pancit noodle dishes, and even lechon, a Filipino specialty of whole roasted pig.
Find it: 4051 FM 1960, Houston, TX 77068 (281-895-6666)Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Himalaya is one of the most acclaimed restaurants in Houston for Indian and Pakistani food. Chef Kaiser Lashkari is famous for his fusion masala-spiced fried chicken, as well as more traditional fare like biryani, kababs, vindaloo and korma curries. The restaurant is BYOB.
Find it: 6652 Southwest Fwy., Houston, TX 77074 (713-532-2837)Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
From the broth to the noodles, everything is made from scratch at this ramen shop in the Heights. Samurai Noodle even imported a noodle-making machine from Japan. Options include spicy miso shouyu ramen, shouyu tonkotsu ramen and tampopo shouyu ramen.
Find it: 1801 Durham Dr. #2, Houston, TX 77007 (832-879-2982)Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 12-9:30 p.m.
Chef Manabu Horiuchi flies in the highest quality fish from Japan several times a week for his Upper Kirby sushi hot spot. Go à la carte with a variety of traditional and modern interpretations of sushi, or make a reservation for the omakase chef's tasting.
Find it: 3600 Kirby Dr. Suite H, Houston, TX 77098 (713-526-8858)Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-10:30 p.m.; Friday, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-11 p.m.; Saturday, 12-3 p.m. and 5-11 p.m.; Sunday, 12-10 p.m.
Started by restaurateur and Korean immigrant Micky Kim in 2007, Honey Pig now has five locations (with two more on the way) in Maryland, Virginia and Texas. Head to Houston's Asiatown for a Korean barbecue experience with generous special combos and à la carte options like pork belly, kalbi, bulgogi and brisket.
Find it: 9140 Bellaire Blvd. Suite B, Houston, TX 77036 (713-842-7993)Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight
Chef Alex Au-Yeung's Katy restaurant put Malaysian food on the map in Houston. At Phat Eatery, start with a roti canai appetizer—flatbread with curry dip—and a selection of dim sum, then dig into main dishes like the rice dish nasi lemak, or the Malaysian chicken curry infused with galangal and pandan leaf.
Find it: 23119 Colonial Parkway, Suite B-2, Katy, TX 77449 (832-913-6382)Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Tapioca House offers a variety of boba drinks, Taiwan's most famous food import. But the restaurant's Taiwanese street snacks provide a broader taste of the country's food, through rice dishes like crispy pork chop, black pepper chicken and braised pork belly, and other bites from crispy tofu to sesame balls.
Find it: 9104 Bellaire Blvd. Suite B, Houston, TX 77036 (713-272-6468)Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Kin Dee opened in the Heights in May 2020. The Thai restaurant specializes in noodle-based dishes that are visually beautiful and cover several distinct Thai regions. Highlights include panang curry, spicy pork noodle soup and Thai dumplings made with butterfly pea flower to make them purple.
Find it: 1533 N. Shepherd Drive, Suite 160, Houston, TX 77008 (281-826-2655)Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m-3 p.m. and 5-10 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m-3 p.m. and 5p.m.-12 a.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m-12 a.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Chef Christine Ha of the Blind Goat opened her second restaurant, Xin Chao, in October 2020 with chef Tony J. Nguyen. Ha, a MasterChef winner, starts her menu with Viet-Cajun oysters and pork belly baos, leading to mains like the smoked beef rib noodles, and a catch-of-the-day whole fish served with tamarind sauce and fish sauce vinaigrette.
Find it: 2310 Decatur St., Houston, TX 77007 (832-740-4888)Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday, 5-11 p.m.
It's the tail end of crawfish season, so get your hands on mudbugs while you can. Houston coined the fusion Viet-Cajun cuisine from Vietnamese and Louisiana culinary influences. Crawfish Cafe, with locations in Asiatown and the Heights, offers boils with several sauce options to coat the crawfish.
Find it (Asiatown): 11209 Bellaire Blvd. Suite C36, Houston, TX 77072 (281-575-1746)Hours: Monday-Friday, 3 p.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 12-10 p.m.
Find it (Heights): 1026 N Shepherd Dr., Houston, TX 77008 (832-649-7102)Hours: Monday-Friday, 12-10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 12-10 p.m.
There's even food from Yemen in Houston. Hadramout serves well-known Middle Eastern specialties like hummus and baba ghanoush, while also introducing mains like Zurbian chicken and lamb, a type of biryani dish that's popular in Yemen.
Find it: 3758 S Gessner Road, Houston, TX 77063 (832-767-1894)Hours: Wednesday-Monday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Alief-raised friends Quy Hoang and Terry and Robin Wong, along with pitmaster Jaime Valencia, are changing Houston's barbecue scene with their Bellaire joint, Blood Bros. BBQ. The liberal use of Asian ingredients and flavors are what make this restaurant special, from the brisket fried rice to the togarashi split chicken.
Find it: 5425 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire, TX 77401 (713-664-7776)Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Taiwanese company Fuji Tea landed on Houston for its first U.S. location. Spring for standard boba pearls or venture out with red bean paste or cheese foam. There's a solid menu of milk teas as well as herbal and fruit teas such as the white peach oolong drink.
Find it: 9312 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX 77036 (832-659-0929)Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
The team behind Burger-chan recently moved their original location in Greenway Plaza to a new space in Uptown. The burgers are customizable with several sauce and topping options inspired by Asian flavors, like kimchi relish and sambal mayonnaise.
Find it: 5353 W. Alabama St., Suite 110, Houston, TX 77056 (832-408-0860)Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Lady Gaga announced three new dates in The Chromatica Ball global stadium tour, including a show in Houston.The now 20-show tour featuring the GRAMMY-winning 2020 album Chromatica will stop in Houston on Sept. 13 at Minute Maid Park.For all U.S. shows included in The Chromatica Ball Tour, $1.00 from each ticket sold will be donated to Born This Way Foundation, a non-profit organization that focuses on empowering youth, improving m...
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Lady Gaga announced three new dates in The Chromatica Ball global stadium tour, including a show in Houston.
The now 20-show tour featuring the GRAMMY-winning 2020 album Chromatica will stop in Houston on Sept. 13 at Minute Maid Park.
For all U.S. shows included in The Chromatica Ball Tour, $1.00 from each ticket sold will be donated to Born This Way Foundation, a non-profit organization that focuses on empowering youth, improving mental health, and preventing bullying. The nonprofit was founded by Lady Gaga and her mother Cynthia Germanotta in 2012.
"We work with young people to build communities that provide approachable resources, foster genuine connections and drive action."
Gaga has just released her latest single "Hold My Hand," which will be heavily featured on the new Tom Cruise Top Gun: Maverick movie. She plans to perform it on the tour, according to a press release.
Tickets are available for presale starting May 17 at 10 a.m. until May 19 at 5 p.m. through the Citi Entertainment program.
Verizon will offer an exclusive presale for the Houston show dates through the customer loyalty program Verizon Up. Members will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, May 17 at 10 a.m. until Thursday, May 19 at 5 p.m.
LADY GAGA THE CHROMATICA BALL TOUR DATES
7/17 Düsseldorf. DE Merkur Spiel- Arena7/21 Stockholm. SW Friends Arena
7/24 Paris, FR Stade de France7/26 Arnhem, NL GelreDome7/29 London, UK Tottenham Hotspur Stadium7/30 London, UK Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
8/06 Toronto, ON Rogers Centre8/08 Washington, DC Nationals Park8/11 East Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium8/15 Chicago, IL Wrigley Field8/19 Boston, MA Fenway Park
8/23 Dallas, TX Globe Life Field8/26 Atlanta, GA Truist Park8/28 Hershey, PA Hersheypark Stadium9/2 Tokyo, JP Belluna Dome9/3 Tokyo, JP Belluna Dome9/8 San Francisco, CA Oracle Park9/10 Los Angeles, CA Dodger Stadium9/13 Houston, TX Minute Maid Park9/17 Miami, FL Hard Rock Stadium
HOUSTON, TX, May 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To help address the skilled labor shortage, StrataTech Education Group’s Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center (TWSTC) is adding Electrical Applications and Electro-Mechanical Technologies (Electrical and HVAC/R-combined) programs to its offerings at its campus in Houston, Texas.Starting this month, TWSTC will diversify its program offerings to help fill the growing demand for electricians and HVAC/R technicians. The new program offerings will provide training in electrical an...
HOUSTON, TX, May 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To help address the skilled labor shortage, StrataTech Education Group’s Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center (TWSTC) is adding Electrical Applications and Electro-Mechanical Technologies (Electrical and HVAC/R-combined) programs to its offerings at its campus in Houston, Texas.
Starting this month, TWSTC will diversify its program offerings to help fill the growing demand for electricians and HVAC/R technicians. The new program offerings will provide training in electrical and HVAC/R and include a new virtual reality training component that enhances and reinforces the skills taught in the classroom and hands on labs.
The program additions come at a critical time as careers in the skilled trades continue to be on the rise with electrical and HVAC/R jobs in Texas expected to increase by 14% and 16% respectively by 2028, according to CareerOneStop.
“The new programs are one of many ways in which our school is meeting the needs of local employers and students looking for professional training to start their careers in the skilled trades industry,” said Kimberly Knox, Campus President of Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center. “As there continues to be growing demand for electricians and HVAC/R technicians across Texas, TWSTC will continue to be a partner in technical education by offering technology-infused programs and providing students with career support services to help identify employment opportunities post-graduation."
Students interested in the Electrical Applications program at TWSTC will receive hands-on training guided by experienced instructors to help prepare them for job opportunities as entry-level electricians. The in-depth, seven-month program teaches students about the fundamentals of mechanical and electrical principles, residential and commercial wiring and more, preparing them for careers as residential, commercial, industrial or maintenance electricians. The annual mean wage for electricians in Houston is $56,090*.
The Electro-Mechanical Technologies program trains students in the fundamentals of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technologies in nine months. Along with HVAC/R, this program teaches the fundamentals of electricity, residential and commercial wiring and comfort systems, and introduces students to solar energy technology. The hands-on training prepares students for entry-level positions in refrigeration service and maintenance. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual mean wage for a trained HVAC/R technician is $53,450 in Houston*.
StrataTech is committed to enhancing its welding-, HVAC/R-, and electrical-related programs through innovation and technology by utilizing virtual reality training to keep up with the evolution of technical skills and training. Last year, StrataTech launched OcuWeld (ocuweld.com); a virtual reality training environment for welding that utilizes the Oculus Quest 2. StrataTech also integrates the virtual environment experience in the HVAC/R and electrical-related program curriculum in its continued goal to be the leader in technical education.
The first cohort for the new electrical- and HVAC/R-related programs at TWSTC will begin on June 6. For more information about the new programs, please visit www.tws.edu.
About StrataTech Education GroupStrataTech Education Group focuses on the education, growth and development of specialized career education schools, particularly skilled-trade programs designed to address the nation’s growing infrastructure needs. Holding an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau, StrataTech Education Group’s portfolio includes The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI) (Phoenix, AZ), Tulsa Welding School (TWS) (Tulsa, OK), Tulsa Welding School Jacksonville (FL) , and Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center (Houston, TX). For more information, visit stratatech.com.
About Tulsa Welding SchoolTulsa Welding School (TWS) was founded in 1949 in Tulsa, Okla. and has trained thousands of individuals to become entry-level professionals in the skilled trades for more than 70 years. Students learn hands-on, technical competencies and skills through labs, virtual reality and classrooms, with a curriculum designed to meet employers’ needs. TWS offers Welding, HVAC/Refrigeration and Electrical related programs. Upon program completion, TWS graduates are equipped to start entry-level careers in a variety of industries. TWSTC is an ACCSC accredited school and approved by TWC. For more information, visit www.tws.edu. or follow along on Facebook and Twitter.
*Houston's annual mean wage for Electricians (472111) and Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers (499021) reported by BLS for May 2021 http://data.bls.gov/oes. Average starting salaries for the Electrical Applications and Electro-mechanical Technologies programs have not yet been reported for Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center.
Do you or a loved one need help to prepare for an inpatient addiction treatment center? This is an excellent start. One strategy to expedite your recovery is to prepare for inpatient therapy. This article will assist you in preparing for your transition and recovery.Contact Your Addiction Treatment Center in HustonThe majority of addiction treatment programs offer materials available to assist you in preparing for the program. You m...
Do you or a loved one need help to prepare for an inpatient addiction treatment center? This is an excellent start. One strategy to expedite your recovery is to prepare for inpatient therapy. This article will assist you in preparing for your transition and recovery.
The majority of addiction treatment programs offer materials available to assist you in preparing for the program. You may rely on staff advice to assist you with packing and shopping for your extended stay. Certain facilities like Kemah Palms Recovery - Alcohol & Drug Treatment of Houston give checklists to assist you in transporting all of your material requirements. Additionally, the center will feature a list of prohibited products. After obtaining all of the necessary items, the following step is to organize key parts of your daily life so that everything remains in order when your treatment program is complete.
While some patients may lose their jobs during their recuperation, telling your employer is one of the best methods to increase your chances of retaining your work. Depending on your workplace culture, your colleagues may become part of your support network.
Informing your family and assigning household tasks and financial responsibilities is critical for mentally preparing for inpatient treatment. You will need to prepare to adapt to the therapeutic atmosphere and program requirements. Accepting your need for assistance wholeheartedly is the greatest approach to maximize the drug or alcohol rehab program's benefits.
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