HomeChoice Senior Care, a Cedar Rapids-based home care agency, announced it has become a franchise of BrightStar Care, a leading in-home care franchise, effective April 1. HomeChoice Senior Care, which operates in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City,  will transition to become a BrightStar Care agency. Brightstar, which operates more than 333 locations nationwide, received the 2017 “Best of Home Care Endorsed National Provider” award from Home Care Pulse.