Needham, MA
Steve Stern, Owner

Steve Stern, Owner

Helping People through Home Care in the Communities of

Needham, Newton, 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 are also proud to accept Long Term Care Insurance (including the assignment of benefits) to help families provide exceptional care for their loved one.

To get a good sense of how our clients feel about our services, we welcome you to read our reviews on  or Google reviews (or even Yelp)–or this letter from the family of our client at an independent living community in Newton, MA (Note: Esta is not related to FirstLight owner Steve!). We are proud to announce that for the second year in a row, we have won the Best of Home Care® Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse, the top research and quality assurance firm for home care. To get a sense of the compassion of our exceptional, employee caregivers, 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 our Director of Client Care Services, Wendy Adlerstein, LSW, 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“. Also, learn what Wendy thinks about memory cafes from her interview in a story published on Wicked Local.

Learn about our new Care Coordinator, Jenny Wu.  Her arrival to our office team provides our clients with greater communication and oversight, including more frequent visits with our caregivers and clients–helping to ensure the highest levels of service

Learn about the new Needham Memory Cafe program, hosted by Avita of Needham and supported by FirstLight HomeCare and other organizations and volunteers in the community. Our next Program date is Wednesday, January 10th from 1pm to 2pm at Treat Cupcake Bar in Needham. We have appreciated the opportunity to support the Newton Council on Aging through sponsorship of events last year, including the Halloween Program at the Newton Senior Center.  FirstLight Home Care provided the entertainment, the acclaimed ventriloquist, Brian Tiernan.

Finally, if you missed our recent webinar, “Learn How to Help Your Parents Make the Best Possible Choices Now and in the Future”, please take the time to watch the 11-minute excerpts on home care from the webinar recordingFirstLight’s Wendy Adlerstein, LSW participated in the program. We offer this Panel Program which includes experts on aging, addressing questions including home care, estate planning, senior living options and family mediation to organizations who would like to host or sponsor at no cost. Please contact us to find out more at 781-559-0220.

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OFFICE LOCATION: 109 Highland Avenue, Suite 104, Needham, MA 02494. Map Location

Who we help

Those recuperating
People with disabilities
Busy moms

Hear why this adult daughter chose FirstLight

From preparing meals to planning road trips this is home care.

FirstLight Home Care of West Suburban Boston is an industry leading provider in respite care, senior care, and home care for adults of any age, providing home care services to the West Suburban Boston communities including Needham, Newton, and Brookline. Our Needham home care services allow seniors and people with disabilities to live quality lives wherever they are located. FirstLight has a home care solution that will fit whatever situation you or a loved one has.

Our senior care and respite care in Needham provides for those who need a little assistance to remain in their homes, while our home care services are geared toward people with disabilities, who may need help handling day to day tasks. We even offer visits for people who want company to talk to and share moments with. FirstLight’s home care services vary based on someone’s needs, from an hour of help a day to full time care, and we even accept Long Term Care Insurance! For all of your respite care, home care, and senior care needs in Needham and Newton, contact FirstLight Home Care of West Suburban Boston.

Proudly serving the West Suburban Boston communities of Needham, Newton, Brookline, Wellesley, Weston, Wayland, Lincoln, Concord, Bedford, Medfield, Dover, Westwood, and Dedham (with a service area which extends from Quincy up to Woburn, and surrounding communities).

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