BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (January 13, 2021)—Best Life Brands, LLC, a family of companies focused on the well-being of clients along the continuum of senior care, awarded a record number of 71 new franchise agreements across all brands in 2020. The franchise development milestone reached during a global pandemic underscored the needs of seniors, the most vulnerable population, and growing demand for more businesses that serve them.
“The world at large learned that the services we provide to a rapidly aging population will forever be essential,” said J.J. Sorrenti, CEO of Best Life Brands. “That was true in 2020 and it will continue far into the future. Our owners and caregivers showcase compassion every day just by the nature of the job they are in, but their dedication to continue caring for clients during the pandemic makes them truly heroic. They are the heart of our business and we are proud to help them deliver our solutions across North America.”
Highlights of the year included:
- Franchising veteran J.J. Sorrenti announced as CEO of Best Life Brands; hired to oversee strategic growth of the portfolio of companies;
- ComForCare and At Your Side, premier franchised providers of home care, signed 26 new franchise agreements; a total of 215 locations open and operating, with an additional 13 locations waiting to open.
- CarePatrol, the nation’s largest franchised senior placement organization, signed 18 franchise agreements; a total of 144 locations open and operating, with an additional 9 locations waiting to open.
- The company added 24 new franchise support teammates across the organization to support the growing network;
- The Best Life Brands teams shifted to virtual discovery days and new franchise owner online training sessions to help new owners launch their business during the pandemic;
- ComForCare was recognized on the 2020 Entrepreneur Franchise 500 ranking;
- Media coverage for the brand appeared in Home Health Care News, McKnight’s Senior Living, Senior Outlook Today, Global Franchise, and more.
- Among other accomplishments from Blue Moon Estate Sales.
In 2021, Best Life Brands plans to add more franchise locations to each brand’s roster, along with future franchise-based acquisitions to round out the senior care franchise portfolio.
To learn more about ComForCare franchising, visit comforcare.com.
To learn more about CarePatrol franchising, visit carepatrol.com.