We all take precautions to minimize the risk of mishaps in and around the home. But let’s face it: accidents happen. As loving family members and caretakers, it’s imperative to be prepared in the event of an emergency. If you don’t have a first aid kit, now is the time to gather the necessary items. If you do, this is a good reminder to discard expired items and replenish supplies. Either way, the professional caregivers at Advanced Home Care Services are here to help. We can make a list, shop for items, and put together a home first aid kit for the important seniors in your life.

Safety First is Safety Always.

~Charles M. Hayes 

Home first aid kit

Items Found in a Home First Aid Kit for Seniors

  • adhesive bandages in various sizes
  • allergy and cough medicine
  • antibiotic lotion
  • antihistamine cream and tablets
  • antiseptic cream
  • aspirin
  • cold/hot patches
  • cotton balls and swabs
  • disposable sterile gloves
  • elastic bandage with clips
  • flashlight and batteries
  • hand sanitizer
  • painkillers
  • scissors
  • sterile eyewash and eye dressings
  • sterile gauze dressings in various sizes
  • tape
  • thermometer
  • tweezers

Keeping Seniors Safe at Home

We know how much the safety and well-being of your loved ones mean to you. They mean a lot to us, too. We also appreciate how hectic life can get. Are you finding it difficult to provide ongoing care and assistance to Mom or Dad? If so, you are not alone. And that is why our Massachusetts companions and home care providers are here to help. Our highly skilled and compassionate home health aides continuously provide assistance to our senior clients. Whether you need to arrange light housekeeping, overnight services, or medication reminders, our loving elder care professionals can help alleviate the stress of caring for a parent. Together, we can keep Mom and Dad living independently and safely at home. We would love to hear from you, so please contact us today so that we may begin delivering in-home care to your loved ones!

From the Advanced Home Care Services family to yours, stay safe and well!