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Quality Personal Care Services in West Suburban Boston, Including Needham, Newton and Wellesley

FirstLight Home Care of West Suburban Boston’s compassionate caregivers assist with personal care tasks that can help seniors stay in their own homes. These personal care services are the perfect way to give your loved one the assistance he or she needs, whether it’s help with brushing teeth, bathing, getting dressed or simply getting in and out of bed. Tender care can make all the difference for those experiencing lifestyle changes, and each personal care provider at FirstLight looks after your loved one as if they were a member of their own family. If you are located in the suburbs west of Boston, including Needham, Newton and Wellesley, contact us to get a free home care assessment.

Bathing Hygeine

Bathing and Personal Hygiene

Good hygiene is important to overall health and well-being. Our senior personal assistant services assist adults with bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene and more while still preserving their dignity.

Walking Mobility

Walking and Mobility

Many older adults can benefit from regular movement. FirstLight caregivers help with walking and mobility while carefully considering each client’s ability and capacity to move around, climb stairs and complete other routine movements.

Transfer Posture

Transfer and Posture Care

Our personal care services focus on making sure clients maintain proper posture while sitting to eat, read or watch television. This type of care also assists older adults with getting in and out of bed, a chair or a vehicle.

Continence Toileting Care

Continence and Toileting Care

It’s common for people to have difficulties using the restroom as they grow older. Our aides are trained in continence and toileting care as they understand how important this is for one’s comfort, self-esteem and social life.

Eating Assistance

Eating Assistance

FirstLight caregivers help with basic eating and drinking functions while also ensuring mealtimes are safe and comfortable.

We Do More

Judy lives in assisted living, but needs help with daily activities. The personal support and care that FirstLight provides helps preserve her dignity and comfort with as much freedom as possible.

Judy lives in assisted living
Adjusted oxygen for comfort and safety
Went on weekly visit to the hair salon
Made sure nails were perfectly polished
Helping Judy look and feel her best to go to lunch with the gals
Frequently Asked Questions

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