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FirstLight Home Care of Asheville provides caregiving support to aging seniors and other adults

ASHEVILLE, NC – JULY 30, 2020 – FirstLight® Home Care, an award-winning provider of non-medical home care services, is pleased to welcome one of its newest offices, FirstLight Home Care of Asheville, located at 370 North Louisiana Ave., Suite D-1.

Andy Rickman

Andy Rickman, Owner and President, FirstLight Home Care of Asheville

Owner and President Andy Rickman operates the location which provides companion and personal caregiving services to residents in Asheville, Hendersonville, Candler, Biltmore Forest and other surrounding communities.

FirstLight Home Care of Asheville delivers non-medical home care services to individuals who need companionship and support at home, including seniors, veterans, adults with disabilities and those recovering from illness, injury or surgery. Trained FirstLight caregivers help with many needs, from errands, transportation and household tasks to individual responsibilities like bathing and personal hygiene.

“I have been the primary caregiver to both of my parents since 2018,” said Rickman. “As my mother journeys through her battle with lung and brain cancer, it’s been my pleasure and joy to be able to help both of my parents enjoy the familiarity, safety, comfort and love of being at home and being cared for. I want to make a positive impact in the lives of the elderly and the passionate caregivers in my community.”

The Asheville office is also recruiting caregivers. FirstLight offers competitive wages, a fun, caring environment, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. Visit for more information.

Since opening its first franchise location in 2010, FirstLight Home Care has experienced steady growth and is now serving or in the process of serving clients in more than 250 locations in 36 states throughout the U.S.

 About FirstLight Home Care

FirstLight Home Care is a leading provider of non-medical home care, helping individuals in more than 30 states achieve the quality of life they deserve. The company has set a new standard in home care by creating an unmatched Culture of Care that drives industry-leading client and employee satisfaction. FirstLight is a lifeline not only for seniors, but for people recovering from illness, injury or surgery, adults with disabilities, veterans, busy families, and anyone 18 and older who needs personal or companion care services. FirstLight Home Care’s mission is to deliver exceptional, compassionate care provided by extraordinary people so that all those who are served may age with comfort, dignity and independence in the place they call home. FirstLight is also proud to champion the family caregivers who give countless hours of care to their loved ones every day by providing the resources and support needed to help them maintain balance in their own lives. Visit Connect with FirstLight on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter.

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Lucy Modzelewski
Brand Director
FirstLight Home Care

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