By Nancy Ludin
Jewish Pavilion CEO 

Pack a hospital bag


March 25, 2022

Most pregnant mothers are advised to pack a suitcase for their upcoming visit to the hospital. Everyone, but especially seniors, should keep a packed bag at home. It should contain the obvious things like nightclothes, toiletries, an outfit to go home in, slip on sneakers and a book to read.

The bag should also include a copy of your medical records and your legal documents. The physicians at intake do not know your medical wishes/directives, so it is important to have them with you at the time of arrival.

Packing in advance is a great gift to your adult children or neighbors, who can come to...

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