Home Instead Senior Care is one of the world's largest and most trusted providers of comprehensive companionship and home care services for seniors. These services are designed for practically any living arrangement where an older adult requires human interaction and help with day-to-day activities. The company employs CAREGivers who provide more than 60 non-medical home care services to senior citizens, including companionship, meal preparation, medication reminders, light housekeeping, incidental transportation, errands and shopping. Home Instead Senior Care was founded in Omaha, Neb. in 1994. The concept proved a success and the company began franchising in June 1995. By 1998, the company had grown to more than 99 franchises and was recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the 100 fastest growing franchise companies in the United States. Home Instead Senior Care began international development in 2000 with the opening of an office in Osaka, Japan. Today, Home Instead Senior Care has more than 700 franchises in the United States, Canada, Japan, Portugal, Australia, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Spain, New Zealand and Taiwan.