New Franchise Direct Report Foresees Healthy Future for Home Care Franchises

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - May 21, 2010) -  As America's baby boomer population enters its golden years, the demand for home heath care has never been greater. The latest exclusive report from Franchise Direct (, one of the world's top franchise portals, documents the exorbitant growth of the home care franchise sector in recent years. For entrepreneurs looking to make a difference in people's lives while earning a comfortable living, home care franchises have emerged as the perfect investment.

Franchise Direct, who released the annual rankings of the Top 100 Global Franchises, is an established authority in assessing the franchise industry. Home care businesses have been selected for their latest report because the sector stands to become one of the most lucrative franchise industries in the future.

As the Franchise Direct home care business report outlines, these businesses have been around for more than a century, having blossomed after the creation of Medicare and Medicaid. Put briefly, home care businesses provide essential care to patients seeking treatment in their home, instead of a hospital. With Americans demanding a more humane and homely alternative to hospital treatment, home care franchises have prospered because they offer a proven, trustworthy care model.

The bright future of home care franchises is underwritten by a massive generational shift. The population of Americans over 65 is expected to double over the next 40 years. The so-called 'graying of America' means that there will be about 62 million American retirees by 2020. Many will opt for home care to treat their various ailments.

Franchise Direct's home care business report is based on the Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs) of 18 different home care franchises. For entrepreneurs looking for financial information on the sector, this report is an invaluable resource. There's exclusive information on franchise fees and other costs for some of the top performing franchises in the sector. Beyond financial facts, the latest Franchise Direct report outlines why home care franchises are likely to become even more profitable in the future.

About Franchise Direct: is one of the world's leading portals for franchise and business opportunities. Started as a single website for the promotion of franchises in the US market in 1998, Franchise Direct now operates a suite of six multilingual sites targeting North America and Europe. Their American center is in Atlanta, Georgia and they can be contacted on 1-866-325-9830.

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Diana Thurmann
Franchise Direct