Which is exactly what Dick Padgett had at heart as he started 5 star Concierge. The San Diego company represents the kind of seed-stage opportunity set to explode within the next decade though a small one-man operation. “The senior market requirements a reliable supply of transport and care,” claims Padgett, 54, whom offers escorted transport, individual shopping and errands, technical consulting and training, handyman solutions and much more. “they require some one they could call that is dependable and truthful. I will be the substitute son.”
Adult Care day
this is the situation with Jonathan Howard’s Charlotte, North Carolina-based Resources for Senior Living, a team of senior communities that are living added adult time care at its communities in Charlotte, new york, in 2003.
“the principal intent behind adult time care would be to offer caregivers, that are often the spouse or a grownup child, with relief,” states Howard, 49, whom projects general revenues of $30 million for 2004, of which a little small fraction is due to adult time care. “Knowing their family members are in a safe, stimulating spot during the day, caregivers can run errands as well as enjoy only a little leisure time.”