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Girish and Shalini Lahoty

Girish and Shalini Lahoty

Home Care in Cambridge You Can Trust

Caring for a loved one is a stressful role. Let FirstLight® Home Care of Boston Northwest step in and help. We provide non-medical home care services to adults across Cambridge, Belmont, Arlington, Lexington, and other surrounding areas. Whether your loved one is elderly, a veteran, disabled, a new mom, or recovering from surgery, we can be there when you can’t, providing you both with peace of mind.

What Sets Our Home Care Company Apart

At FirstLight Home Care of Boston Northwest, we’ll take time to learn about your loved one and their needs so we can personalize a plan for them. Whether they require help a few hours a week or around the clock, we’re here whenever and however you need us. We offer services from companionship, light housekeeping, and cooking to care for those with dementia and other related conditions.

Bringing in a professional caregiver is a big decision, one we want you to feel comfortable with. It’s why we also focus on your family, providing resources, support, and information. We’ll walk you through every step of the process, answer your questions, and provide ongoing support so you feel at ease.

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FirstLight Home Care of Boston Northwest is a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) authorized provider for care services, and we’re proud to serve our veterans by helping them avail of VA-covered care benefits with no out-of-pocket expense. In addition to VA benefits, we offer flexible schedules with no hourly or weekly minimums. We also accept Long-term Care (LTC) Insurance to make professional home care more affordable than you think!

Some other ways our team can help include by:


  • Listening and asking questions first so we’re able to learn about your loved one and their unique needs.
  • Educating you on your options so you can make the most informed decisions.
  • Taking a holistic approach to care, focusing on mind, body and spirit.
  • Providing caregivers who feel like family, always treating your loved one with dignity and respect.
  • Delivering care in many ways, such as part- or full-time, and modifying it if your loved one’s condition changes.

Get Started with Personalized Home Care in Cambridge

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for all those we serve, including adults and their families, across the local area. You won’t have to stress or worry about your loved one and can rest easy they’re in capable hands so you can simply enjoy time together. Read some of our reviews to find out more about our services, available in:


  • Cambridge
  • Belmont
  • Arlington
  • Lexington
  • Winchester
  • Waltham
  • Somerville
  • And throughout the surrounding areas

For home care in Cambridge, MA you can trust for your loved one and your whole family, we’re just a call away at (781) 874-9901!

Affordable In-Home Care with Flexible Hours in the Greater Boston Area

At FirstLight Home Care of Boston Northwest, we’re there when you can’t be… caring for your loved one just the way you would. We’ve been in your shoes and understand the importance of quality and affordable care for loved ones.

Click here to learn why families choose us to provide completely personalized companion care, personal care, dementia care, and respite care services for seniors, the elderly, people with disabilities, those recovering from surgery, veterans, new moms, or any adult who needs a helping hand at home, assisted/independent living communities, or any healthcare setting.

As a VA-authorized Provider for Home Care, we are honored to provide home care at no/minimal out-of-pocket cost to eligible veterans.

Enhanced Safety Protocols during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Click here to read our latest COVID-19 updates and procedures. Or hear this 30-minute Podcast Interview where Girish Lahoty, CEO & Owner, shares the enhanced precautions and measures that FirstLight has proactively taken to safely provide quality service during the pandemic.

Top Home Care Agency for Client Satisfaction

While others talk about customer-centricity, we walk the talk! Read some of our 5-star client reviews on Google to get a sense of the quality and reliability of service that you can expect from us.

We sincerely appreciate our clients’ vote of confidence in us by consistently giving us a perfect 5.0 score for overall client satisfaction in an independent 3rd party survey.

No Hourly or Weekly Minimums

At our free in-home consultation, we enjoy taking the time to understand our clients’ needs and personality to create a personalized Care Plan and match them with right caregiver.

We do NOT believe in imposing hourly or weekly minimums. Whether it’s 2 hours a week or 24×7 care, you can have as many hours you need, whenever you need them. We create flexible schedules to fit your unique needs and budget.

Reliable Dementia-trained Caregivers

Our focus on finding and training extraordinary caregivers, as well as innovative services, ensures that you receive exceptional care that goes beyond the basics of bathing, housework, and trips to the doctor. All our aides go through specialized Dementia Training to assist clients with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Lewy body disease, and other dementia-related conditions.

Affordable Home Care

Along with flexible schedules, we make home care even more affordable by accepting Long-Term Care (LTC) Insurance, including assignment of benefits. We also assist veterans and their spouses to qualify for VA benefits. We simplify the complex process and can often get care started immediately.

Compassionately serving Metro Boston area and surrounding communities, including Arlington, Belmont, Brighton, Brookline, Cambridge, Lexington, Medford, Melrose, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Winchester and Woburn.

Call us today at 781-219-9462 to schedule your complimentary in-home consultation!

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OFFICE LOCATION: 407R Mystic Ave, Suite 34B, Medford, MA 02155. Map Location

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If you don't have an elderly loved one, we help busy families too. We can also help if you're now working from home and need assistance. And all of our caregivers are taking extra precautions and following procedures to keep you and your loved ones healthy and safe.

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Flexible Schedules. Exceptional Care.

Do you have an unconditional love for your loved ones? You would do anything for them, but you’re just too physically/mentally overwhelmed. Look no further because FirstLight Home Care is the unparalleled option for Medford, Lexington, Winchester, and surrounding communities. FirstLight Home Care offers flexible schedules and a plethora of home care options catering to your family’s needs. Some of the caregiver services we provide to the Medford, Winchester, and Lexington area is senior/elderly care, new mother assistance, and assistance to clients recovering from surgery. Our staff is devoted to providing excellent care to our clients that trust in us to perform as such. It’s easy to see why FirstLight Home Care is the primary choice for families in need of a trustworthy helping hand.

As the leading home care provider for the Medford, Winchester, and Lexington area, we believe that everyone should be able to live a full, satisfying life no matter the challenges. We provide home care, senior care, respite care, and more to adults of all ages. Whatever assistance you or your loved one requires, we’re ready to design a care plan which accounts for all your specific needs. We give seniors and those with disabilities the ability to live a fulfilling life while staying safe and healthy. By providing home care to those who need it, we help people reclaim their life. The caregivers at FirstLight are compassionate people. We’re here to help with day-to-day tasks or even personal companionship. Whether you need a dedicated, live-in caregiver, or just someone to visit, FirstLight is here to help. If you need a helping hand in Northwest Boston areas of Medford, Lexington, or Winchester area, contact FirstLight Home Care today.

Caring for the Boston Northwest communities of Arlington, Belmont, Brighton, Brookline, Cambridge, Lexington, Medford, Melrose, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Winchester and Woburn.

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