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FirstLight Home Care of Greater Kansas City Expands to Serve Additional Communities

Franchise owners continue to meet the growing demand for home caregiving services

KANSAS CITY, MO – May 23, 2023 – FirstLight® Home Care has announced the expansion of its Greater Kansas City, MO, territory. Brothers and franchise owners Michael and Andrew Brainerd are now serving clients in Independence and Lee’s Summit, MO, as well as new urban Kansas City neighborhoods.

The Brainerds became FirstLight franchise owners in 2019 with the opening of their first territory in Overland Park and have continued to grow their business by providing care in Johnson, Wyandotte, Clay, Platte and Jackson counties.

FirstLight Home Care delivers home care services to individuals who want companionship and personalized care in the place they call home, including seniors, veterans, adults with dementia, and those recovering from illness, injury or surgery. Trained caregivers help with many needs, from errands, transportation and household tasks to personal care responsibilities like bathing, grooming and hygiene.

“Our goal has always been to help others live their life to the fullest, wherever they call home,” said Michael Brainerd. “Our quality caregiving services are tailored to each client’s specific care needs, allowing them to live a safe and independent life while providing much-needed peace of mind for loved ones. With our growth and expansion, we can support even more families.”

FirstLight Home Care of Greater Kansas City is proud to be an employer of choice and create jobs in the local community. The company is dedicated to investing in its team by providing comprehensive training and offering flexible schedules, competitive wages, a supportive environment, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.

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About FirstLight Home Care

FirstLight Home Care, a leading provider of home care services, is a lifeline for seniors, veterans, adults living with dementia, and anyone 18 and older who needs care in the place they call home. FirstLight exists to help people have their best day, every day. The company’s mission is to provide compassionate home care so that all families who are served have peace of mind knowing their loved ones are receiving the support they need to enjoy the quality of life they deserve. FirstLight’s network of professional caregivers is passionate about creating meaningful relationships and making a difference in the lives of others. The franchise system includes nearly 200 independently owned and operated home care locations throughout the United States. To learn more, or to find a local office, visit

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