helping loved ones

We know from experience that it can be difficult to know what to do for a friend or a loved one during their treatment, so we’ve complied a list of gift ideas sure to offer comfort and support. For readymade baskets such as the one pictured here, please email us at support@bcured.org.

  • Soft scented candle
  • Scented “sticks” that come with a bottle of scented liquid (stick to basic scents)
  • Soft, plush throw or blanket (stick to cotton, chenille or cashmere rather than wool. e.g. www.target.com)
  • Soft sheets and pillow cases
  • New pillows for the bed
  • Books on CD
  • Selection of DVD movies (Oscar winners, TV series, comedies, dramas, etc.)
  • Arrange for weekly bedside table arrangements to be delivered through a local florist
  • Create a playlist of soothing or classical music on an iPod or CD
  • An iPod and speaker base (with selection of songs already downloaded)
  • Set of warm socks
  • “Softening” hand mittens & socks (visit www.blissworld.com)
  • Special gift basket of favorite baked goods (e.g. www.fairytalebrownie.com and www.zabars.com)
  • Custom gelato/ice cream (www.ecreamery.com)
  • Small journal and pen
  • Simple water pitcher and glass for bedside table for pill taking
  • Tray for meals in bed
  • Back support pillow with arms for sitting up in bed
  • At home manicure/pedicure service from a local salon
  • Basket of favorite products (face products/body products)
  • Slippers (preferably with a rubber sole)
  • Bathrobe
  • House shoes (a good example are crocs with wool lining)
  • Soft, roomy cardigan sweater
  • Assorted scarves (to cover hair loss)
  • Hats for men/women (to cover hair loss)
  • Eye pillow
  • Essentials for bedside table: lip balm, soft Kleenex, hand cream, pill box
  • Pill boxes (take a basic one and add little messages to each slot)

 

 


This is a caption that should be adjusted to describe the content of the image.
This is a caption that should be adjusted to describe the content of the image.
This is a caption that should be adjusted to describe the content of the image.