Military Veteran Opens Always Best Care Location In Edinburg, Texas

– Leading Senior Care Franchise Continues to Expand its Footprint Across Texas – 

 ROSEVILLE, Calif. (Oct. 9, 2017)Always Best Care® Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced today that Carlos A. Martinez Jr. has opened Always Best Care of McAllen. Located at 108 N. Jackson Road, Suite 22 in Edinburg, the new agency provides senior care in McAllen and the surrounding communities of Mission, Edinburg, Sharyland and Pharr. Martinez operates the business alongside general manager, Marina De Leon.

“I found my passion for helping the elderly after my grandmother passed away from dementia in February 2017, and it motivated me to get involved in the industry and finally open my own business,” said Martinez. “Always Best Care’s mission matched my core values and provides me with a proven business model and unparalleled support. The elderly paved the way for us and deserve to be taken care of, so I look forward to providing the best care possible to these individuals and their families of the McAllen community.”

Martinez moved from Puerto Rico to New York City as an infant. He served in the Army from 1988-1992 before moving on to the Navy in 1996 to fulfill his dream of being a naval flight officer. Martinez has an associate’s in criminal justice from Georgia Military College and a bachelor’s in psychology from Augusta State University. He also received his post-doctorate as a Director of Corporate Security (DSE) from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid, Spain. Prior to franchise ownership, Martinez had an extensive career in law enforcement and security, having worked for the United States Secret Service, Richmond County Sheriff’s Department and Augusta Police Department.

“At Always Best Care, we value our veteran franchisees because they have already made a selfless commitment to our country, which translates well to the mission of our company and industry,” said Jake Brown, CEO of Always Best Care Senior Services. “We know that Carlos’ passion and background will serve him well as he embarks on this new chapter of his life. We’re thrilled to have him join us at Always Best Care.”

Always Best Care is one of the nation’s leading providers of non-medical in-home care, assisted living placement services and skilled home health care. The company delivers its services through an international network of more than 200 independently owned and operated franchise territories throughout the United States and Canada.

By working with case managers, social workers, discharge planners, doctors, and families, Always Best Care franchise owners provide affordable, comprehensive solutions that can be specifically matched to meet a client’s particular physical or social needs. The hallmark services of the Always Best Care include non-medical in-home care and assisted living finder and referral services, with skilled home health care now being phased in throughout the country.

For additional information on services available through Always Best Care of McAllen, or for a free evaluation, please call 956-403-4127, email or visit


About Always Best Care
Founded in 1996, Always Best Care Senior Services 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 assists seniors with a wide range of illnesses and personal needs, and currently provides more than 4 million hours of care every year. Franchise opportunities are available to individuals interested in leveraging the company’s clear strategy and proven track record for delivering affordable, dependable service to seniors in their local areas.

Always Best Care also offers an exclusive program called Always in Touch, a telephone reassurance program that provides a daily phone call to seniors and disabled adults who are living alone and have limited contact with the outside world.  Always in Touch is the only absolutely free national telephone reassurance program of its kind anywhere in the USA and Canada. For more information on Always in Touch, or to request an application, visit

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