The Need for Home Care Will Continue to Grow
People today are living longer. More and more of us will require some form of home care in our lifetimes. Add to that the fact that Baby Boomers are reaching retirement age, and you can clearly see how the home care industry is primed for growth.
There’s never been a greater need for compassionate people to join this deeply important field, and there’s never been a better franchise opportunity in home care than CareBuilders at Home.
What You Might Not Know About Home Care
- By 2025, the population of senior citizens in the US is projected to increase from 49 million to nearly 72 million.
- The population of people 85 and older is expected to grow from 5 million to more than 20 million by 2050.
- At least 70% of people over the age of 65 will require some form of home care in their lifetime.
- 80% of seniors have at least one chronic health condition, and over 50% of them have more than one, necessitating even more ongoing care.
Home Care Helps People Live with Dignity
It’s no surprise that nearly all senior citizens prefer to stay in their homes for as long as possible. Maintaining that quality of life is one of the driving forces behind the home care boom. It’s helped the industry more than double in the last five years and provides strong motivation for caring people to join the field.
Whether you personally know someone who’s been helped by an in-home caregiver or you just want to run a business that’s built around providing dignity to those in need, the home care industry can be the right place for you.