Paul Hogan founded Home Instead Senior Care ® with his wife Lori in 1994. Today, the franchise network is the world's leading provider of home care services for seniors, with more than 1,100 independently owned and operated franchise offices that provide more than 70 million hours of care annually across 12 countries. Hogan previously served as Governor for the Future of Health and Health Care System at the World Economic Forum and as a Steward for the World Economic Forum’s System on the Future of Education, Gender and Work.He also previously served as the Vice Chair for the Global Agenda Council on Ageing at the World Economic Forum. In 2016, Hogan became a member of the World Dementia Council (WDC), which was formed after the G8 Dementia Summit. The WDC had been supported by British Prime Minister David Cameron and the UK government and is now an independent body and includes a total of 24 global leaders from all sectors – business, science, philanthropy, industry, academia, government, nonprofits and advocacy groups. The WDC will focus on five areas: finance, drug development, data sharing, care improvements and risk reduction. For his success in exporting the home care business concept to other countries, Hogan was awarded the “E” Award by the U.S. Department of Commerce in May 2008. This award, which was presented at a White House ceremony, is one of the highest honors the federal government presents to individuals, firms or organizations that have made a significant contribution to American exports. In 2016, Home Instead was honored with the “E Star” Award for sustained excellence in exporting. In recognition of his contribution to franchising, Hogan was named the Entrepreneur of the Year for 2006 by the International Franchise Association. Hogan co-authored, Stages of Senior Care (McGraw-Hill), a USA Today Bestseller. Proceeds from book sales go to the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation, which provides financial support to non-profit organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life of older adults.
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