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FirstLight Home Care Ranks Among Top Franchises in Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive Franchise 500

Cincinnati, Ohio – January 17, 2024 – FirstLight Home Care has been recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500®, the world’s best, most comprehensive franchise ranking.

The 45th annual Entrepreneur Franchise 500® is a considerable honor in the franchise industry. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the 2024 Franchise 500® ranks FirstLight Home Care at #438 for its outstanding performance in unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

Entrepreneur’s 45-year-old ranking formula continues to evolve. The editorial team researches and assesses several factors in the evaluation, including costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500® in ranking order.

The ranking highlights Firstlight Home Care’s exceptional growth in the past year. In 2023, the home care provider had nearly 30 new territories open, bringing the brand’s total number of territories to 200+ across the U.S.

“Our ranking on the Franchise 500 list demonstrates our strength and stability, and it helps further position us as a trusted brand and an outstanding franchise opportunity,” said President and CEO Glee McAnanly. “This is a true testament to our ability to innovate, grow, and build the momentum that drives long-lasting success.”

To view FirstLight Home Care in the full ranking, visit

About FirstLight Home Care

FirstLight Home Care, a leading provider of home care services, is a lifeline for seniors, veterans, adults with disabilities, those 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 getting the support they need to live independently. FirstLight’s network of professional caregivers is passionate about creating meaningful relationships and motivated to do more so that clients enjoy the quality of life they deserve. 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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Lucy Modzelewski
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FirstLight Home Care

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