FirstLight Home Care of Valparaiso Receives National Honor in 2016

By: Contributor Last Updated: May 19, 2016

firstlight-jim-michelleFirstLight Home Care of Valparaiso, an award-winning provider of non-medical in-home care, today announced it has received FirstLight Home Care’s 2016 Franchisee of the Year award. The Valparaiso, Indiana office was selected from more than 110 FirstLight locations and was one of only three offices nationwide to receive the honor. The award was presented to Jim and Michelle Alex, local owners of FirstLight Home Care of Valparaiso.

Franchisee of the Year award winners were evaluated based on a variety of criteria including: third-party client satisfaction survey scores, caregiver retention, quality of service provided and year-over-year revenue growth. The FirstLight Home Care office, which opened in April 2012, offers a variety of companion and personal care services to residents of Northwest Indiana including the cities of Munster, St. John, Dyer, Lowell, Crown Point, Michigan City, Valparaiso and the surrounding communities.

“Jim, Michelle and the entire Valparaiso FirstLight team have worked tirelessly to create a culture of care in the community, and that is reflected in their exceptional client satisfaction survey results and overall business growth,” shared Jeff Bevis, chief executive officer of FirstLight Home Care. “I think their clients would agree that FirstLight Home Care of Valparaiso is very deserving of our ‘Franchisee of the Year’ award.”

FirstLight caregivers help area seniors and others in need of assistance with many needs – from personal hygiene and household duties such as cooking, cleaning and running errands, to respite and dementia care. Visit for more information on FirstLight Home Care of Valparaiso.