Michael Newman

Founder & Executive Chairman


Michael Newman, ABC President and CEOMichael Newman has excelled in the senior care industry for nearly 20 years, gaining invaluable hands-on experience as an owner/operator of several residential care and assisted living communities. He was licensed by the state of California to teach a variety of topics ranging from the medication management to dementia care, all in senior care field, and taught an administrator course for individuals or corporations that wished to open an assisted living community. Mr. Newman also developed what is now the largest assisted living case management company in California, which manages care for seniors who live in non-skilled assisted living communities, but need some skilled care. He founded Always Best Care in 1996 to provide assisted living referral services, and two years later expanded to non-medical in-home care services. Mr. Newman is a graduate of Chico State University with a focus on international business and economics. Always Best Care began offering franchise opportunities in late 2007, providing non-medical in-home care and assisted living finder and referral services, with skilled home health care added in 2010. The company has grown to more than 200 franchised territories and area representatives in 34 states.