Touching Hearts at Home founder Renae Olafson grew up in the family responsible for the founding of Merry Maids and was a Merry Maids franchisee herself for almost 10 years. She started her nonmedical home care company in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1996, and began franchising in 2007. Touching Hearts at Home franchisees offer personal and companionship care, meal prep, transportation, help with medication and Alzheimer's and dementia care services.
Touching Hearts at Home franchisees serve seniors in just about any senior environment; in-home, as well as assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and senior residences. Touching Hearts at Home provides franchisees many opportunities for success today and for the future in a rapidly growing industry.
A vision for the future serving our clients today
The senior care industry is rapidly evolving. At Touching Hearts we are prepared to meet the increasing needs of our aging population. Seniors' longevity with a desire to stay in their own homes is driving the demand for non-medical in-home care. Consider the opportunity to be a part of a franchise dedicated to being the SOLUTION OF CHOICE for our seniors.
Touching Hearts at Home franchisees draw from a wealth of experience. Founder and CEO Renae Peterson has extensive ownership experience in the non-medical in-home care services industry.
Prior to franchising Touching Hearts in 2007, she owned and operated a senior care business for 11 years. Renae was also a successful franchisee with Merry Maids, one of the largest home service franchises in the country founded by her brother Dallen Peterson.
Enriching the lives of the seniors we serve is our passion, delivering on the promise of quality care ensures a rewarding and successful partnership for all.
Our franchise owners receive the training and support they need to provide the quality care Touching Hearts is known for. The success of our franchisees and the care they provide are the cornerstones of our success.
• Training is conducted in a small conference room environment typically with one or two other new franchisees. Sessions are led by our CEO, Directors, experienced franchisees, and relevant product vendors.
• Support is provided by your training team on a day to day basis, subject to your needs.
Touching Hearts at Home believes that in order to be successful in this business a potential owner should be/have:
• A people person
• Sales, marketing and or management skills are helpful
• Prior medical experience or training is not necessary
• A results orientated person who knows that putting the welfare of their clients first is essential to being financially successful
At Touching Hearts at Home takes an educational approach to your discovery process. Our goal is to help you gain a greater understanding of the business of providing non-medical care to seniors. Together we will help you decide if a Touching Hearts at Home senior care franchise is right for you.
Become part of this growing organization of thoughtful, committed and successful people making a difference in the field of senior care.