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 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 us, we welcome you to read our many outstanding reviews on Google,, Facebook or  Yelp.

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 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“.  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 recent video from Real Estate Talk Boston.

Learn about the Needham Memory Cafe program, hosted by Avita of Needham and FirstLight HomeCare and supported by the Needham Council on Aging and other organizations and volunteers in the community. Our next Program date is Wednesday, April 10th from 10.30am to 11.30am at the Center at the Heights in Needham.

Stay tuned for an announcement of our next workshop, open to the public, on a topic of interest related to aging.  Our workshop series is held once a month at our training and education center in our Needham office.  Learn about our most recent event on our blog post.

We were pleased to support the Newton Senior Center by sponsoring their recent programming, their LGBTQ Dinner in January.  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 Cure Sponsor of the 2018 Needham Goes Purple, a fundraising and awareness event for Alzheimer’s on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association and we are a Hope Sponsor for 2019.  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.  Click here to learn more.

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OFFICE LOCATION: 109 Highland Avenue, Suite 301, Needham, MA 02494. Map Location

Who we help

Those recuperating
People with disabilities
Busy moms

Hear why this adult daughter chose FirstLight

Extraordinary People. Exceptional 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 Wellesley. 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 (not including 02445), Wellesley, Weston, Wayland, Lincoln, Concord, Bedford, Medfield, Dover, Westwood, and Dedham– and Boston neighborhoods including the Back Bay, South End, Downtown, Seaport District, South Boston, Jamaica Plain, and West Roxbury.

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