Always Best Care Announces New Owners Of Saint Paul, Minnesota Territory

Release Date: 12/12/2016

Always Best CareĀ® Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced that it has opened its third franchise in Minnesota. The company provides senior care services in the Saint Paul area and surrounding communities, including Saint Croix Valley.

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.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ken and Erica Crawford to the Always Best Care family,” said Jake Brown, President of Always Best Care. “Ken and Erica have strong relationships with area hospitals, social workers, senior communities and resources throughout Saint Croix Valley. The network they have established within the community, coupled with their hands-on management style and passion for quality healthcare will translate well into their new business.”

Ken has 25 years of experience as a facility manager for a non-profit organization that aided individuals with disabilities. Erica, who has a masters in public affairs, plans to combine her philanthropic passion with her 15 years of experience in corporate account management. In addition, Judy Gustafson, Erica’s mother and a retired nurse of 40 years, is serving as the company’s care coordinator.

“After working within the healthcare industry for many years, it became clear to me that additional services were needed in our area,” said Ken. “Always Best Care is a leader in senior care, which is one of the reasons why Erica and I are proud to offer its award-winning services to local families in need.”

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 Saint Croix Valley, or for a free evaluation, please call (651) 774-9979 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

SOURCE Always Best Care Senior Services