Memorial Day and Caring for Veterans


This upcoming Monday is Memorial Day in the United States and FirstLight Home Care caregivers are proud to offer our thanks for the millions of veterans that have served our country proudly in conflicts across the globe.

As the number of United States Veterans continues to grow, the caregivers at FirstLight Home Care are honored to be the choice for a growing number of Veterans and their families. From members of the Greatest Generation who are challenged by advancing age to recently returned Veterans who are returning from combat in Afghanistan and Iraq, the “culture of care” that is in everything we do enables our caregivers to treat our nation’s Veterans with all of the respect and dignity that they have earned and deserved. FirstLight Home Care caregivers Memorial Day

FirstLight Home Care caregivers can provide a wide range of assistance, depending on the level of care that is required for Veterans and their families. These services include:

Companion Care: FirstLight Home Care provides assistance to Veterans and their families through a wide range of companion care services at home or in a healthcare facility setting, including:

  • Regular visits, conversation & company
  • Medication reminders
  • Meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry services
  • Shopping, errands & transportation
  • Recreational activities
  • Mail & paperwork organization
  • Live-in services
  • 24-hour care
  • Family respite care

Personal Care: FirstLight Home Care also provides even more personal care services to assist with the activities of daily living, giving families additional peace-of-mind and giving our Veteran clients dignity and comfort every day. These services include

  • Bathing & hygiene
  • Walking & mobility assistance
  • Transfer & posture positioning
  • Continence & toileting care
  • Special Diets & meal preparation
  • Eating assistance
  • Oral hygiene

Along with the services listed above, FirstLight Home Care also offers Veterans and their families a multitude of additional options to support their individual needs. A number of our franchise owners are Veterans themselves and are uniquely suited to understand the needs of our Veteran population. For more information on the Veteran Services that FirstLight Home Care offers, we encourage you to visit our website.

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