An aging population with more and more seniors choosing to grow old in their own home equals many opportunities for entrepreneurs. This means there are so many different senior service business choices with at least five of them being your best bet. Let me introduce you to the five best senior service businesses you can start up quickly and without a lot of upfront costs. My criteria also includes senior services business opportunities that require little or no formal training, can be run as … [Read more...]
Is A Senior Service Business Right For You?
The senior service industry is booming, as the number of seniors grows and more seniors choose to remain at home, or”age-in-place” as long as possible. The senior population is growing twice as fast as the general population, as the baby boomers move into their golden years. Right now, almost 15 percent of Americans are over the age of 65, and that number will swell to 20 percent by 2020. There has never been a better time to start a rewarding and profitable senior service business, whether … [Read more...]
Driving Miss Daisy – and 5 Other Ways To Make Money With Your Car
Driving Miss Daisy - and 5 Other Ways To Make Money With Your Car My dependable Toyota Highlander just turned 90 last month - 90 thousand miles - and I confess to a bad case of sticker shock when I got the estimate from the repair shop for the 90K service. You’ve probably had a similar experience, and thought about ways to reduce the high cost of owning anything with 4 wheels. How high? Recent studies by AAA found ownership costs of about 50 to 75 cents a mile, depending on the size of … [Read more...]
Is A Senior Concierge Service The Perfect Retirement Business?
If you’ve recently retired, you’re probably enjoying the freedom of retired life. No full-time job, no daily commute, the ability to set your own schedule, and all the other benefits that come from retirement. At the same time, you might still want to earn some extra income, but still have a flexible schedule and not be tied down to a 9 to 5 routine at work. Plus, you’d like to help others too. Here’s an idea for you that meets all those requirements - starting your own senior concierge … [Read more...]
Become A Senior Concierge
You probably have an elderly neighbor who can’t drive their vehicle anymore and are either house bound or rely on family to take them places. Maybe that elderly neighbor doesn’t have family living nearby and stays indoors a lot venturing out in a taxi cab when they are in need of something specific like groceries or to pay some bills. While taxi companies will assist with some of these tasks, there is a real opportunity for another senior to start a concierge service for fellow seniors. If … [Read more...]