Stay At Home


Stay At Home® is raising the standard and changing the face of the senior care industry on e business at a t time. We provide Compassionate and Dependable care to the elderly and that provides real peace of mind solutions for our clients and their family members.

Stay at Home, a division of the Arden Group, Inc, is located in the heart of the Smokey Mountains in Knoxville, TN. Our principals have over 25 years experience in owning and operating successful in-home healthcare companies. We have a developed a franchise network of like minded people who are dedicated to building large businesses and providing uncompromising compassionate and dependable care®.

Stay at Home is uniquely situated in the non-medical in-home care sector, the fastest growing sector of healthcare industry, which is expected to grow by 40-50% in the next ten years.

The uniqueness of our position is that we are # 1 in the Compassionate In-home Care Market; we make a real difference in every market we serve.


Year Established: 2007
Year First Franchised: 2007
Franchised Units: 10-50
Actual number of units: 11
Company Owned Units: N/A
Projected New Units (12 months): 12

States referrals are accepted in:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

Avail. in Canada: Masters/Area Developer: No


Availability in Canada: Not At this time.

States, from which Broker Referrals are not being accepted: CA, HI, IL, IN, MD, MN, NY, ND,OR, RI, SD, VA, WA, and WI. Michigan coming soon.


Financial / Terms

Cash Investment: $50,000
Minimum Investment: $49,900
Minimum Net Worth: $100,000
Franchise Fee: $35,900


  • Vet Fran

Royalty: 5%
Ad: N/A
Average # of Employees: 1
Passive Ownership Allowed: No
Earnings Claims: No


Total Investment: $49,900 - $69,900
VetFran Program Participant: (Yes) 10% discount too honorably discharged veterans.


Franchise Sales

Single Unit: Yes
Multiple Units: No
Area/Master Developer: No
Resales: No


International Expansion

International Expansion Opportunities: No
Developing outside of the U.S.: N/A
Single Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Multiple Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Area Development or Master Avail.: No
Cash Investment: N/A
Total Investment: N/A


No International Opportunities at this time.


Support & Training Provided

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Co-operative Advertising: No


Financial Assistance Provided: No, however independent 3rd party sources are available.

Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Co-operative Advertising: Not at this time.


  • The present Stay At Home® Initial Training Program has three phases:
  • Phase one referred to as “Quick Start Training” is designed to help the new franchise owner prepare for the opening of their franchise business and it represents a combination of instruction and self study. This training typically takes a minimum of 16 hours to complete 
  • Phase Two referred to as Franchisee Immersion Training (FIT), is 5 days of classroom training at our headquarters in Knoxville, TN
  • Phase Three referred to as “Follow-up Training” is conducted to assist the new owner in the operation and management of their franchise. This training is a minimum of 3 days of training at the owners franchise location


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Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development