Wow, we’re winding to the end of the year and entering a brand new decade of the 2020’s. 

Nurse Next Door was founded in 2001 in Canada. We began franchising in 2007 in Canada and our pink cars have become recognizable icons as you can spot them in big cities and small towns, synonymously becoming a household name in the home care industry. In 2012, we started franchising in the United States, introducing our Happier Aging philosophy to American seniors. Most recently, we expanded into Australia with a Master Franchise and now currently have over 200 locations across United States, Canada and Australia, which means the number of lives we are making better is multiplying!

We decided to review our past year and share some milestones. For a quick glance:

  1. Our Pink Cars Are Driving Around In 4 New States in America!
  2. Everything’s Bigger in Texas—We Are SOLD OUT in Dallas!
  3. Franchise Partner Brings Happier Aging to 2 Cities at Once!
  4. Franchise Partner Now Making Lives Better in 2 States!
  5. 1 Year Anniversary for Nurse Next Door Australia!
  6. Ranked on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500!
  7. Continuing to Expand Globally

Let’s take a deeper dive at this growth, shall we?

Our Pink Cars Are Driving Around In 4 New States in America!

In this year, we have dozens of launches and we’re excited to announce that we’ve actually entered a few new states—unchartered territory, if you may, and it’s so exciting.

These states include: Idaho, Indiana, Kansas and Massachusetts!

Our Franchise Partners take pride in being the first Nurse Next Door franchise in their state and are working hard on making our bold pink brand known in their community!

Everything’s Bigger in Texas—We Are SOLD OUT in Dallas!

The Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas has been a buzzing area for Nurse Next Door the past few years and this year, we’ve had new partners join our Texas family. 

Steve and Kristin Sines purchased multiple territories including Frisco, Garland, Colleyville, McKinney etc.

Joseph Kincey III purchased a handful of territories, covering areas of Arlington, Irving, the southeast of Dallas and Mesquite and more. 

They’ve joined our other Dallas-Fort Worth area Franchise Partners, Lee Hecker (Fort Worth), Robert and Heather Green (Dallas North) in introducing Happier Aging to the Texans in the community!

This means that all available market territory is completely sold out.

Some of our Texas Franchise Partners at Gala 2019. From Left to Right: Scott Lyles (San Antonio North), Lee Hecker (Fort Worth), LuAnn James (Austin), Joseph Kincey III (Arlington South), Robert Green (Dallas North)

Are you in Texas and interested in a Nurse Next Door franchise? We are looking for partners to join us in the communities surrounding Austin, San Antonio and Houston! Download a FREE Franchise Report now!

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Franchise Partner Brings Happier Aging to 2 Cities at Once!

Our Franchise Partner, Joseph Kincey III launched his home care franchise business this year and has already expanded his territory into two cities: Dallas AND Houston!

This veteran-turned-entrepreneur is thriving in the franchise system as he is tenacious, disciplined and has a knack for following systems and support. He’s been working on developing his people and dominating his local marketing scene. 

Joseph has declared a bold goal, he wants to build his team to become “the biggest homecare business in Texas” and we are definitely cheering him on!

Franchise Partner Now Making Lives Better in 2 States!

Tom and Kathleen Chastain have owned Nurse Next Door Lee’s Summit in Missouri for a few years. The couple had struggled to find a home care provider for their parents that were suffering from Alzheimer’s. They ultimately had to send their loved one to a long-term nursing facility. A few years later, they found out about Nurse Next Door and decided they wanted to make a difference in other people’s lives. They wanted to help seniors stay independent, happy and safe at home as long as possible while giving their family members peace of mind.

We love go-getters: Tom and Kathleen decided that 2019 would be an excellent year to expand as their business has been steady and they’ve gone ahead and done exactly that.

The remarkable thing is that the territory they chose to expand to was in a neighboring state! So now, alongside Lee’s Summit in Missouri, the Chastain’s are now proud to serve Overland Park in Kansas!

Kathleen (left) and Tom Chastain (far right) catching up with Nurse Next Door’s senior franchise development manager Jason Isley at Annual Conference 2019.

1 Year Anniversary for Nurse Next Door Australia!

In the past year, we’ve been working closely with our Australian Master Franchisors, Matt Fitton and Amber Biesse and their team on setting up Australian processes and systems. We are proud to see the steady growth in Melbourne.

We recently caught up with and interviewed them about their experiences and learnings in the first year of business. Read the blog here!

Ranked on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Twice!

Through the continuous growth, in 2019, Nurse Next Door has ranked in multiple Franchise 500 lists by Entrepreneur magazine:

Our goal is to rank in the Top Global Franchises category in the next few years. Why? That brings us to our next point.

Continuing to Expand Globally!

According to the World Health Organization, the population aged 65+ is growing at a rate of 3 percent each year and those that are 80+ years old is projected to triple by 2050, from 137 million (2017) to 425 million (2050). Europe currently has the largest percentage of population of those aged 60 and over at 25% if the entire continent’s population. 

That’s why there’s no better time to enter the senior care industry: we can make a difference in millions of seniors’ lives! The demand is constant and growing at an exploding rate.

We’re currently seeking Master Franchise Partners in: 

  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • India
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • Quebec
  • And more! See our Markets page for more information

We’re on our way to becoming a globally admired brand and we cannot wait to see what’s on the horizon for 2020!

Kick-off your dream of starting a business in 2020 with Nurse Next Door. Take the first step: fill out our form and let’s make it happen!