Howard Coff and his wife Caryn opened their Visiting Angels franchise in 2004, serving eastern Montgomery County. Their office is located in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. Visiting Angels, established in 1998, connects seniors with caring, experienced caregivers through franchises across the country. The owner of the company, Jeffrey Johnson, conceptualized a new kind of home care that relied on the motto, “Caring first, profits second,” and joined forces with Larry Meigs to put forth the vision. Howard Coff and other franchise owners benefit from the leadership of Visiting Angels directors, many of whom began in the home care industry in the 1980s. To support Howard Coff and other franchisees, Visiting Angels provides marketing assistance through the Marketing and Advertising Manual that features blueprints and outlines of how to advertise successfully. Additionally, the company provides access to proprietary brochures and works hard to optimize Internet search engine results. The company website, www.visitingangels.com/jenkintown, is highly visible and well rated in terms of marketing effectiveness. Visiting Angels also offers a safe business opportunity in an economically troubled time, putting an affordable price tag on the franchise program. Howard Coff and fellow franchisees also benefit from one-on-one training and regional group meetings. As a long term care insurance specialist, Howard Coff helps seniors with the forms to file a claim as a free service of Visiting Angels in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. Many seniors find the process of filing a claim and doing the paperwork on a continuous basis overwhelming. Visiting Angels does this for them at no charge. In addition to managing a home care company, Howard Coff maintains an active presence in his community, participating with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Society for Human Resource Management and the Suburban Network Group. Howard Coff also acts as the Treasurer of Contact Point Networking.