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Essential Items for Cold and Flu Season

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Now that we’ve progressed into the second half of the year and into the cold and flu season, it’s important to keep in mind some essential items to help you at home. When our loved ones reach a certain age, it becomes more and more difficult for them to do tasks on their own and get the healthcare necessities they need.

For many of us, it’s necessary to stay home due to the pandemic. Therefore, it’s even more vital to have some equipment and tools to help us through the roughest symptoms.

Top 20 Things to Have at Home for the Cold & Flu Season

Even with home healthcare services available, it will be easier to deal with when have the following items handy in your home:


  1. Humidifier
  2. Electric Kettle
  3. Cozy Comforter
  4. Water Bottle
  5. Blender for Smoothies
  6. Ear Plugs
  7. Soft Tissues
  8. Juicer
  9. Pressure Cooker
  10. Eye-Mask
  11. Electric Blanket
  12. Slow Cooker
  13. Space Heater
  14. Essential Oil Diffuser
  15. Dehumidifier
  16. Thermometer
  17. Heating Pad for Pain
  18. Weighted Blanket
  19. Hand Sanitizer
  20. Face Mask

Specialty Care Services, providers of Silver Spring home health care and senior care in nearby areas, can help your older loved ones be prepared for the cold and flu season. Contact us today to learn more about our services and healthcare workers.

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