What to Include in a Care Package


The care package can contain any items from the chemo bag list, in addition to these items.  Please substitute items as you see the need.


gift card to local restaurant (preferably one that delivers)
gas gift card
kindle gift card
itunes or android gift card
netflix subscription
fuzzy, no skid socks
Udderly Smooth hand cream
Claritin (if patient will be receiving Neulasta shot)
Colace (to help with side effects of pain meds)
Biotene mouth rinse and/or spray
Hard candy (lemon drops are highly recommended)
Ginger mints or candy/lollipops
mints to help with metallic taste (Chick-fil-A mints work fabulous)
plastic utensils
gum
teabags if they drink tea, and maybe a pretty mug
a soft, warm blanket
crossword puzzle books
a fun water bottle
an inspirational book
a trashy novel (we all need an escape once in while!)
a blank journal
a cute lunch tote for bringing snacks to appointments


snacks:
granola bars
pretzels
nuts

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