Helping People through Home Care in the Communities of
Needham, Newton, Wellesley and Surrounding Cities and Towns
At FirstLight Home Care of West Suburban Boston, we provide innovative home care services for Needham, Newton, and surrounding communities. Our quality caregiving solutions are perfect for the elderly, mothers with a newborn baby or anyone needing help with daily tasks at home. Our talented caregivers offer quality companion and personal care solutions for you or your loved ones, giving you peace-of-mind knowing that the help you need is there. We accept Long Term Care Insurance (including the assignment of benefits) to help families provide exceptional care for their loved one.
Read the recent announcement that Wendy Adlerstein, LSW has become an owner of the company and has been promoted to Executive Director. 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.
Find out what Wendy 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.
Please take some time to listen to Wendy in a recent interview on the Engaging Voices podcast. Wendy shares how she became interested in gerontology, the importance of empathy and communication in the business of care, and how she connects with stressed clients and families.
Learn about the Needham Memory Cafe program, hosted by FirstLight HomeCare and supported by the Needham Council on Aging and other organizations and volunteers in the community. Learn more about our memory cafe and download the program flyer at our blog post.
Learn about the Parkinson’s Support Group in Wellesley which we co-sponsor. The sessions are geared to people with the diagnosis and their caregivers and family members. There is no set agenda or theme. Participants are encouraged to speak about what is on their mind. Open ended conversation then follows. Please read our blog post for details. For a full list of our upcoming sponsored, co-sponsored or supported events, free and open to the public, please visit our Events page.
We were pleased to support the Newton Senior Center by sponsoring programming such as their LGBTQ Dinner earlier this year. We are also proud sponsors of the foundations which support the Wellesley Senior Center and the Needham senior center, The Center at the Heights. We were proud to be a Hope Sponsor of the 2019 Needham Goes Purple, a fundraising and awareness event for Alzheimer’s on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association. Finally, we are proud to support dozens of organizations in our community through our member business partnership with WAITT, We’re All in this Together. We have committed to daily donations to these community organizations. To view the specific organizations which we are supporting, please click on our July 2019 or August 2019 Giving Calendar.
FREE EVENTS: Please join us for our sponsored, co-sponsored or supported Events.