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.
COVID-19 UPDATE: We are closely monitoring Covid-19 and frequently update our Protocols. Please read our latest update.
Our office team supported the recent Greater Boston Alzheimer’s Walk. Our Executive Director and Co-Owner, Wendy Adlerstein, LSW (pictured left front) served as this year’s Co-Chair of the Senior Services Sub-Committee for the Walk and was instrumental in our fundraising efforts—we helped raise over $3,000!
Thank you to our office team and other staff members, Clients, professional referral sources and many other friends who made a donation. We greatly appreciate your support of the Alzheimer’s Association’s important mission of education, awareness, advocacy–and critically, research.
Our Executive Director and Owner, Wendy Adlerstein, LSW, was recently interviewed during an episode of the podcast, Club Sandwich, a discussion of “life in the middle” with Jennifer Owens.
Wendy shares tips for what to think about when considering in-home care.
What are the signs your aging parent needs in-home care? How do you have that conversation? How do you choose a caregiver? Listen to the 20 minute podcast for helpful tips and advice
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.
Wendy is Co-Chair of the Senior Services Sub-Committee for the 2021 Greater Boston Walk to End Alzheimer’s and we invite you to donate, join our team, or join the walk. Click here to learn more.
OFFICE LOCATION: 361 Newbury Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02115. Map Location