Senior Emergency Kit

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The questions can seem endless: What medications are you on? Do you have allergies? Is there a living will? Who has power of attorney? Any time your mom or dad winds up in the emergency room, doctor’s office or hospital, there’s much those professionals need to know about your parents. So do you, especially if your parents can’t speak for themselves.

Lack of information can certainly be trouble for you when the time comes to assist your aging loved ones. For Mom and Dad, though, the wrong information can be deadly.

That’s why family caregivers like you should be ready to be a supporter of your parents, helping them when it’s time to provide those important details. The following resources could be a life-saver.

The Senior Emergency KitSM features several worksheets that family caregivers can complete with the help of a senior loved one. This toolkit can be kept in an easy-to-reach location, such as a nightstand, to allow easy access to information.

Checklist of Things to Have in Your File

Keep these documents about your senior loved one in your information management tool file:

The toolkit is part of the Home Instead Senior Care® network’s Answering the CallSM program designed to help family caregivers be ready for a call when a senior loved one needs emergency assistance. If you would like to request a printed copy of the toolkit, please contact us.

Important Contacts

It’s important that a family caregiver has easy access to the medical and business professionals that manage their senior’s affairs in the event of an emergency. List on the worksheet all of those individuals with whom your senior does business.

Important Contact Information Worksheet

Medications and Dosages

Tracking medications is one of the most important exercises that a family caregiver can do to help keep an older adult safe from medication accidents. This worksheet is a valuable resource to keep all of a senior’s medications and dosages up-to-date.

Medication Tracker Worksheet

Allergies and Conditions

Your loved ones and any emergency workers who may assist your senior in a medical crisis should be aware of allergies or conditions that a senior is suffering from, including:

  • Foods
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Medications
  • Heart Problems
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Macular Degeneration

Allergies and Conditions Worksheet

Doctor Visit Worksheet

Doctor visits can be confusing for older adults. Take this doctor visit worksheet to an appointment so you can write down questions, answers, and what you need to do next.

Doctor Visit Worksheet

Senior Emergency Wallet Card

Keep emergency information quickly available wherever your loved one goes. Information such as emergency contacts, medical data and a medical conditions list are easily available with this wallet card.

Emergency Wallet Card

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