A History of The Senior’s Choice


1999

  • The Senior’s Choice is created by Steve Everhart as an alternative to traditional senior care franchises to provide non-medical and personal care services to seniors and others in the comfort and safety of their own homes

2002

  • The Senior’s Choice adds its 100th Member

2003

  • The Senior’s Choice unveils their proprietary Fall Prevention Program
  • The Senior’s Choice adds its first Canadian member

2004

2005

  • The Senior’s Choice publishes its proprietary TSC Operating Systems Manual
  • The Senior’s Choice fellow member, Tony Fulton, attends the White House Conference on Aging as Nebraska’s delegate
  • The Senior’s Choice holds 2nd National Member Convention

2006

  • The Senior’s Choice institutes its TSC Advisory Board Mentorship Program for the benefit of its members

2007

  • The Senior’s Choice develops the TSC Illness and Injury Prevention Program and the Caregiver Safety Handbook
  • The Senior’s Choice is recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as the 27th fastest growing franchise
  • Official opening of TSC’s new state-of-the-art Training Center in Charlotte, NC
  • The Senior’s Choice fellow member, Tony Fulton, is appointed by Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman to represent the 29th Legislative District in the Nebraska Legislature
  • The Senior’s Choice 3rd National Member Convention

2008

  • The Senior’s Choice is included in the Top 50 New Franchises for 2008
  • The Senior’s Choice receives inaugural 2008 “Best of Home Care” Award from Home Care Pulse for achieving exemplary scores in all 13 Home Care survey categories
  • The Senior’s Choice introduces the Welcome Home Program
  • The Senior’s Choice creates the TSC Benchmarking Workbook Tool
  • The Senior’s Choice ranks #439 in the Annual Franchise 500

2009

  • The Senior’s Choice celebrates its 10th Year Anniversary of helping people launch and grow bar-setting home care companies in North America and internationally
  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s annual Franchise 500 ranks The Senior’s Choice highly in several important categories, including #13 Top New, #27 Fastest Growing and #50 Low-Cost, bringing welcomed recognition to the company’s many successes in 2008. Additional celebrated rankings include #62 Top Home Based, #191 Top Global and #248 Franchise 500
  • The Senior’s Choice introduces its proprietary Certified Hospice Companion Aide® Program
  • The Senior’s Choice is awarded with the prestigious “Best of Home Care” Award for second year running
  • The Senior’s Choice 4th National Member Convention
  • The Senior’s Choice inaugurates The Champions’ Club
  • The Senior’s Choice Champions hold first Champions’ Club Event in Petaluma, CA

2010

  • The Senior’s Choice wins Home Care Pulse “Best of Home Care” award for impressive 3rd year in a row
  • The Senior’s Choice expands its scope of services to include healthcare staffing with the establishment of StaffChoice, a division of TSC run by a team of world class recruiters specializing in the placement of nurses and case managers
  • The Senior’s Choice ranks #225 in the Annual Franchise 500
  • The Senior’s Choice 5th National Member Convention in San Diego, CA

2011

  • The Senior’s Choice member Kathy Devlin is awarded with the Small Business Administration Rhode Island Small Business Person of the Year
  • The Senior’s Choice honored with “Best of Home Care” award for 4th consecutive year
  • The Senior’s Choice international presence continues to expand, with companies now in New Zealand, Australia, Switzerland, and Trinidad and Tobago
  • The Senior’s Choice ranks #195 in the Annual Franchise 500
  • The Senior’s Choice founder/president Steve Everhart was 1 of 2 leaders featured in the Entrepreneur Magazine issue entitled Taking Care: Franchise Success
  • The Senior’s Choice Champions’ Club event in Charlotte, NC

2012

  • The Senior’s Choice is awarded the Home Care Pulse “Best of Home Care” for an unprecedented 5th consecutive year
  • The Senior’s Choice ranks #225 in the Annual Franchise 500
  • The first Senior’s Choice Member launches in Korea
  • The Senior’s Choice 5th National Member Convention in Ft Lauderdale, FL

2013

  • The Senior’s Choice introduces the proprietary Home Study Program
  • The Senior’s Choice introduces new, comprehensive Policies and Procedures Manual
  • The Senior’s Choice article “The Rise of the Co-Preneurs” is featured in Worth Magazine’s Robb Report
  • The Senior’s Choice Champions’ Club event in Anchorage, AK
  • The Senior’s Choice is privileged to receive the Home Care Pulse “Best of Home Care” for 6th year in a row

2014

  • The Senior’s Choice introduces Care Kits
  • The Senior’s Choice achieves the Home Care Pulse “Best of Home Care” for an impressive 7th consecutive year for achieving “Best of Home Care” results in all 13 categories measured

2015

  • The Senior’s Choice receives the “Best of Home Care” award from Home Care Pulse for the 8th year in a row!
  • The Senior’s Choice 6th National Member Convention in Las Vegas, NV

2016

  • The Senior’s Choice Champions’ Club event in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • The Senior’s Choice 7th National Member Convention in San Diego, CA
  • Three The Senior’s Choice members are accepted in and successfully complete the Goldman-Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Business and Management Education Program
  • The Senior’s Choice receives the “Best of Home Care” award from Home Care Pulse for the 9th straight year

2017

  • The Senior’s Choice receives “Best of Home Care” Award from Home Care Pulse for achieving exemplary scores in all 13 Home Care categories for unprecedented 10 consecutive years!
  • The Senior’s Choice Champions’ Club event held in Phoenix, AZ