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Need home care but don’t know where to start? Take the first step with our Caregiving 101 webinar
Caregiving 101: How to Know When to Ask for Help 8 p.m. EST Nov. 30, 2022 Sign up here. Millions of adults across the country have found themselves in the position of taking on a caregiver role for a family member. The caregiving journey can be demanding and complex, and it...
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New Bill Would Help Older Adults Afford Home Modifications
As a leading provider of home care services and a member of the HomesRenewed Coalition, FirstLight supports the introduction of the Home Modifications for Accessibility Act. Earlier this month, Representatives Charlie Crist (D-FL) and Tom Suozzi (D-NY) introduced the Home Modification and Accessibility Act, which creates financial incentives for homeowners...
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Care After a Hospital Discharge
For aging adults, a trip to the hospital has the potential to stretch on for several days, and medical procedures can bring a host of new caregiving responsibilities that continue even after the patient heads home. Older adults often need greater levels of care during a hospital stay, and this...
Creating a Safe Space for Adults Living with Dementia
If your aging senior is living with dementia, Alzheimer’s or other cognitive disorder, you know what a challenge it can be to make them feel safe and comfortable as these conditions can make understanding the world around them a difficult and confusing experience. In fact, your loved one may see...
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Celebrating National Caregivers Day
National Caregivers Day is Friday, February 18. Although we regularly recognize our FirstLight caregivers, we make a special point of doing so on this special day. Dedicated home care, home health and hospice professionals selflessly care for others each and every day. They go above and beyond to help families...
If you traveled home for the holidays and spent some time with your elderly parents, you may have noticed they need a little extra assistance at home. Although it can often be difficult to know when your loved one is no longer able to live independently, there are some tell-tale...
Moving is one of the most stressful events a person will experience in their lifetime. Going to a new home at any stage in life is not an easy decision and it can be extremely emotional. When it’s an elderly parent, that can bring even more challenges. Whether you are...
How Temporary In-Home Care Can Help Your Family
Temporary in-home care can help individuals who are recovering from illness, injury or surgery, as well as after a hospital stay. This short-term care can last anywhere from several weeks to a few months, and it is typically provided in someone’s home. This care may include unskilled or skilled care...
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Resources for Veterans and Their Family Caregivers
There are a number of resources for military veterans and the family members who care for them. We’ve collected several helpful links for you here, from assistance with benefits to caregiver support to how to save on housing costs. We invite you to share in the comments below any additional...
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Understanding Our Services: Alzheimer’s Care
Alzheimer’s can be one of the most difficult diagnoses to face. There’s so much uncertainty about your loved one’s future and what kind of care and support they will need. At FirstLight Home Care, we offer Alzheimer’s care designed specifically for this condition. It can help in a range of...
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- Alzheimer's & Dementia Care
- Companion Care
- Health & Wellness
- In-home care
- Personal Care
- Senior Care
- Veteran Care