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OKC-based Christian Companion Senior Care offers franchises
Source: Journal Record, August 20, 2008
Christian Companion Senior Care is offering franchise opportunities in Dallas; Fort Worth; Wichita, Kan.; Springfield, Mo.; Kansas City, Mo.; and Little Rock, Ark. "Franchising lets you start a business for yourself, but not by yourself," said Gary Brown, founder and president of Oklahoma City- based Christian Companion Senior Care. "With the number of seniors in our targeted region hovering around 750,000, we feel these regions of the United States are primed for new franchises," Brown said. Christian Companion Senior Care has franchises in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
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Christian Companion Senior Care Expanding to Missouri
Source: ARCADIA MISSOURI BLOG, Aug. 14, 2008
Christian Companion Senior Care, the nation's first senior care franchise to combine practical and spiritual assistance, is offering franchise opportunities to entrepreneurial-minded businesspeople in Kansas City and Springfield, Mo. Christian Companion Senior Care, the nation's first senior care franchise to combine practical and spiritual assistance, is offering franchise opportunities to entrepreneurial-minded businesspeople in Kansas City and Springfield, Mo.
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Christian Companion Senior Care Offers Franchise Opportunities
Source: BAGNELL MISSOURI BLOG, Aug. 14, 2008
Christian Companion Senior Care, the nation's first senior care franchise to combine practical and spiritual assistance, is offering franchise opportunities to entrepreneurial-minded businesspeople in Kansas City and Springfield, Mo.

"Franchising lets you start a business for yourself, but not by yourself," said Christian Companion Senior Care Founder and President Gary Brown. "With the number of seniors in Kansas City and Springfield hovering around 170,000, we feel these areas of Missouri to be a prime location for new franchises. Unlike starting a business from scratch, Christian Companion franchisees begin with a proven business model. From day one, our franchisees are provided protected territories and tools to help ensure their business success--plus affiliation with a team of like-minded, mission-focused businesspeople."
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Senior Care Facility Taps Tony Vann as Vice President
Source: City Sentinel, August 13, 2008
Tony Vann has been named vice president of communications for Christian Companion Senior Care. Vann will direct all media and public relations efforts for the nation’s only Christian based in-home care provider. Vann began his tenure on July 31.
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New Research Quantifies Caregiving’s Emotional Impact on the Sandwich Generation
Source: THE FUTURE OF AGING BLOG, August 13, 2008 
by Sarah Mashburn

It’s no secret that caring for an aging loved one is taking its toll on the finances, career and health of many members of the “Sandwich Generation.” Now, there’s research out showing that this responsibility is causing these individuals’ emotional turmoil too.

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How to Make a Better Sandwich
Source: New York Times, August 11, 2008
By Jane Gross

Among women caring for their parents, none face the rock-and-a-hard-place choices of those in the so-called sandwich generation. Now, a new analysis estimates that there are 20 million Americans — the vast majority of them mothers — who are juggling responsibilities for their own children and their aging parents at the same time. 
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