Caregiver "Emergency Kit" - Breathing Space Blog
a Caregiver's "Emergency Kit"
* Personal basics:
Social Security number (original card or a photocopy).
Keys (home, car).
* Health information:
Photocopy of Medicare cared.
Copy of Medigap policy or policy number and agent contact information.
List of current diagnoses. Up-to-date list of current medications with dosage schedule.
Primary care physician and specialists with phone numbers and which conditions they are treating.
* Legal documents:
Living will (if they want extraordinary measures taken in a medical emergency).
Power of attorney for medical and/or financial decisions.
* Financial information:
Co-signing power for bank and brokerage accounts and safe-deposit box
Savings accounts numbers