Always Best Care Senior Services Expands with 7th Franchise in North Carolina!

Roseville, CA (Feb 28, 2011)

Always Best Care Senior Services, named by Entrepreneur magazine as the fastest growing Senior Care franchise system, today announced the company has awarded its seventh franchise in North Carolina and is now expanding into the Northern Piedmont area encompassing Greensboro and communities in northern Guilford and eastern Rockingham counties.
Always Best Care provides non-medical in-home care, assisted living placement services and skilled home health care through a nationwide network of more than 125 independently owned and operated franchised offices.
Always Best Care of the Northern Piedmont is owned and operated by Philip Stringer, who joined the ABC team in late January, 2011 after nearly 20 years of pastoral ministry.
“It gives me great pleasure to announce that we have awarded our newest franchise to a person of Philip Stringer’s character and capabilities,” said Michael Newman, founder and Chief Executive Officer of California-based Always Best Care. “Mr. Stringer has spent his entire career caring for others, and offering comfort and guidance in times of change. I’m confident he will be a valued addition to the Always Best Care team.”
Mr. Stringer lives by a philosophy that “life is fullest when it is shared,” said Mr. Stringer. “My respect for all people is central to my desire to offer services that enhance the quality of life for seniors in our community. Love for one’s neighbor will always be a guiding principle”
The addition of the Northern Piedmont franchise to the Always Best Care family in North Carolina results in the company now providing services in Charlotte, Asheville, Hendersonville, Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh and Wake Forest in addition to the greater Greensboro area. Mr. Stringer brings nearly 20 years of service to his new role as an Always Best Care franchise owner. His background includes parish ministry, hospital and police chaplaincy, service ministry development and serving as a missionary in Taipei, Taiwan. He has an extensive educational background, having earned degrees from Valparaiso University (BS, 1986) and Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (M.Div., 1991), and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University (2008).
Mr. Stringer and his wife, Patty, have been married since 1987, and live in Jamestown, NC, with their daughters, Margaret and Rachel.
Always Best Care of the Northern Piedmont may be reached at (336) 285-9480, via email at or by visiting
For information on ABC franchise opportunities, contact Steve Marcus, Vice President, Franchise Development, at, or visit

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About Always Best Care


Always Best Care Senior Services, (, founded in 1996 by Michael Newman, is based on the belief that having the right people for the right level of care means peace of mind for the client and family. Always Best Care Senior Services has assisted over 25,000 seniors, representing a wide range of illnesses and personal needs. This has established the company as one of the premier providers of in-home care, assisted living placement assistance, and skilled home health care. Franchise opportunities are available to individuals interested in leveraging the company’s clear strategy and proven track record for delivering affordable, dependable service to area seniors.


Barry J. Parrish


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