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Steve Stern and Wendy Adlerstein Steve Stern & Wendy Adlerstein, LSW

Helping People through Home Care in the Back Bay, South Boston, South End, Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, and other neighborhoods in Boston

(857) 273-1122

At FirstLight Home Care of Boston – Back Bay, we provide dependable, high quality, 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. Our caregiving is perfect for the elderly or anyone needing help with daily tasks at home. With over 40, 5-Star Google reviews and positive reviews on other platforms, we are proud to be one of the highest-rated home care agencies in the Boston area.

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FirstLight Home Care of Boston, MA Personal Care

Personal Care

From help with bathing and hygiene to walking and mobility, we help with activities of daily living.

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Companion Care

We provide comfort, companionship and help with transportation, meals and basic household tasks.

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Respite Care

We allow you to take time off from your responsibilities as a family caregiver so you can focus on yourself for a while.

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FirstLight Home Care of Boston, MA Dementia Care

Dementia Care

Our personalized dementia care services help not only the person living with dementia, but their families as well.

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Areas We Serve

FirstLight Home Care of Boston - Back Bay is proud to offer our home care services to families in:

  • Boston (Downtown)
  • Back Bay
  • South Boston
  • Jamaica Plain
  • Roslindale
  • West Roxbury
  • Hyde Park
  • Milton

Also serving the surrounding areas.

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Client Reviews

I can’t say enough about FirstLight! They have provided in-home services for both of my parents, a few years ago for my mother and most recently for my father. Indeed, they stepped in quite expeditiously when it became clear that my father was in urgent need of in-home care. Moreover, it is always a pleasure corresponding with Wendy, Elise and everyone on the FirstLight team!

FirstLight Home Care provided services for my mom while she was staying with my sister and brother in law, and I am so grateful for the service they provided. The caregivers were reliable, and helpful and the office staff was friendly and always responsive. The caregivers motivated my mom to walk and helped her with her physical therapy exercises. Thank you FirstLight for taking great care of my mom!

My experience with First Light has been first rate! Wendy and the administrative team are excellent and provide prompt service and follow up. They were thoughtful in matching the right caretaker with my mother. Her caretaker, Dee, is extremely helpful, flexible and accommodating. We are very pleased we chose First Light for our Home Health Care needs.

FirstLight Home Care is the agency to call if you are looking for caring, compassionate care. In addition to the quality of care, FirstLight offers excellent communication and support, which is so important as you navigate through the difficult path of caring for your family member.

Caring, reliable, concerned, experienced — we could not be happier with the service FirstLight has provided our family. They listen and treat each case individually so they can match the right caregiver to the specific need.

I think FirstLight is a great company and they really care about their families, clients and caregivers. I appreciate everything they do.

Dependable! Never question their abilities! I’ve had peace of mind ever since I chose them.

Helpful and cooperative with dedicated employees who do their best to care for their clients.

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Our Partners

FirstLight Home Care of Boston is proud to support organizations that align with our Culture of Care and our mission to ensure every adult has the care needed to age with comfort, dignity and independence in the place they call home.

As a 2023 Patron-level supporter/donor to the Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) we strive to expand opportunities for all foreign-born people and their children.
FirstLight is a supporter of the Aging Life Care Association, a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults and others facing ongoing health challenges.

Awards & Associations

Home Care Association of America
ALCA Aging Life Care Association Corporate Partner
Proud Supporter of Legacy List with Matt Paxton

Home Care You Can Trust in

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Home Care in Boston You Can Trust

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,, Facebook or  Yelp.

Whether you have an elderly or disabled loved one who’s struggling to live on their own, or a relative recovering from surgery or the birth of a baby, FirstLight Home Care of Boston can help. We provide innovative, non-medical home care services to adults across Boston, Back Bay, and other surrounding areas. We’ll ensure your family member has quality care and compassionate support, giving you both peace of mind in the process.

What Sets Our Home Care Company Apart

We exist to help people have their best day, every day. The care and support we provide allows adults to age with comfort, dignity and independence wherever they call home. We understand that every caregiving situation is unique and have built a trustworthy team who is dedicated to meeting your family’s needs, whether it’s a few hours of help each week or full time in-home assistance.

With FirstLight Home Care of Boston-Back Bay you can also expect:

  • Trained professional employee caregivers (not contractors) who are heavily vetted, empathetic, compassionate and committed to building relationships built on trust and respect.
  • A team focused on listening and learning so that we may design the best care plan for your family.
  • A holistic approach to care that supports your loved one physically, emotionally and socially.
  • The guidance you need to make the most informed choices.

Your loved one deserves more than having someone who simply keeps them company. They deserve a caregiving team that is passionate about creating meaningful relationships and motivated to do more simply because they care.

Finding the right home care for a loved one is an important decision, but it’s one that can be met with uncertainty when you’re not sure where to turn. Whatever your family member’s needs, abilities, or preferences, we’ll find out what matters to them most and personalize our care around them. This ensures we’re helping in ways they feel comfortable with and you’re confident in, whether it’s weekly, daily, or around-the-clock.

Not only do we provide support for individuals, but the whole family, too. We know finding the right caregiver can be an overwhelming and stressful process. With our team by your side, you’ll have a source of information and a shoulder to lean on every step of the way. We even have an experienced, licensed social worker who can offer additional advice, addressing every concern you have.

Some other ways we can support your family and loved one include by:

  • Listening first, so we fully understand your unique situation before offering solutions.
  • Educating you about all possible options so you can make more informed choices.
  • Offering a level care that’s focused on the whole person: mind, body and spirit.
  • Providing compassionate, experienced caregivers who treat your loved one with dignity and respect.
  • Giving your family member the level of support that’s ideally suited for them, whether it’s part- or full-time.

What makes us truly unique

  • A complimentary in-home assessment by a licensed social worker is offered to review needs and discuss resources.
  • Each client is assigned a Care Coordinator who handles complex issues/scheduling and oversight of the Caregivers.
  • FirstLight offers a Care Support Coordinator for periodic check-in visits to re-assess client needs and adjust the care plan and to offer Caregivers one-on-one specialized training or advice.
  • FirstLight has a Care Coordination team member on-call 24/7 to help with urgent issues and scheduling needs.
  • All office staff and Client Care is overseen by a licensed social worker.

Are you exploring FirstLight Home Care as an alternative to an independent or private caregiver which you hire directly?  It is very important that you are aware of the hidden costs and significant risks.  This flyer should be helpful in your decision.

Get Started with Personalized Home Care in Boston

We can meet the wide-ranging needs of your loved one today, tomorrow, and in the future. Whether it’s a little assistance each day with cooking and light housekeeping, a companion to talk to, or respite care, we can provide the right level of support and modify it as needed if your loved one’s condition changes. You can stop worrying and simply enjoy quality time together. Read our reviews to learn more.

For home care in Boston, MA you can trust for your loved one and your whole family, we’re just a call away at (857) 273-1122.

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