Helping People through Home Care in the Back Bay, South Boston, South End, Jamaica Plain and other neighborhoods in Boston
At FirstLight Home Care of Boston – Back Bay, we provide innovative home care services for the Back Bay, South Boston, South End and many of the surrounding downtown Boston and outlying neighborhoods, such as West Roxbury, as well as the town of Milton. We accept Long Term Care Insurance (including the assignment of benefits) to help families provide exceptional care for their loved one.
FirstLight Home Care of Boston – Back Bay enjoys the same ownership and management and high quality caregivers as FirstLight Home Care of West Suburban Boston. To get a good sense of how our clients feel about us, we welcome you to read the many outstanding reviews (of the West Suburban Boston office) on Google, AgingCare.com, Facebook or Yelp.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: We are closely monitoring the Coronavirus and frequently update our Protocols. Please read our latest update.
Our Executive Director and Owner, Wendy Adlerstein, LSW was recently interviewed during an episode of The Patricia Raskin “Positive Living Show”. Wendy talked about positive and healthy aging along with some current challenges such as breaking through senior isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic, changing the perspective of aging, navigating family dynamics, home safety for seniors, and dementia care. Listen to the Episode here.
In our celebration of this year’s National CNA Week, we recognized all of our amazing caregivers. In this short video, the office team shared some words which come to mind–words which reflect how our caregivers inspire us. And we introduced our new Weekend On-Call Specialist, Melander Taylor (we are thrilled to have Melander on-board–learn more about Melander in this post). To our caregivers, you really are everything to us. Watch the video here.
To get a sense of the compassion of our exceptional, employee caregivers, please read the Boston Globe story or watch the TV news report of how Amanda found a cat for her 76 year-old Client, Rosemary.
As a supporter and donor to the Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) and member of the affiliated, Massachusetts Business Immigration Coalition, we stand firmly with the peaceful protesters who seek justice and systematic change. Read more about our support.
Find out what Wendy Adlerstein, LSW, our Executive Director and Owner, suggests in the hiring of the right personal care aide in her interview in U.S. News & World Report, “5 Steps for Selecting a Personal Care Aide for Mom and Dad“. Read Wendy’s recommendations for wellness checks during the holidays (still relevant this winter) from the Boston-area newspaper group, Wicked Local and the Needham Times and read Wendy’s suggestions for making your home more comfortable in a U.S. News’ interview, “6 Factors to Consider Before Using Your Retirement Savings for Caregiving.”
Watch Wendy discuss aging in place in this video from Real Estate Talk Boston.
Finally, Wendy was a recent guest of Nicole Will’s WillGather, “Navigating the World with Your Aging Loved One” podcast. In this episode, Wendy shares her insight into how she is seeing the perspective shift in aging, especially in a home care setting. Wendy offers her thoughts on the qualities which make up a great caregiver and what to look for when you hire a home care agency. Wendy also encourages a younger generation to look at caregiving as a great way to spend their time and foster meaningful relationships