what to get a man in the hospital?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@soontobemrsm11:  Has he rented a tv? Is there such a service available in the hospital in which he is a patient? Watching TV is something that would help pass the time.

Post # 4
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

Would he like any magazines or books? As PP suggested, something to pass the time would be nice. I’ve spent some time in the hospital and it’s sooo boring. Or movies if he has something to watch them on? 

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2014

Audio books or a radio. He might still appreciate a potted plant to brighten his room up a bit…maybe some magazines? 

Post # 6
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Busy bee

Adding a vote for things to help him pass the time, especially if he’s in severe chronic pain that breaks through his medication.  I worked in a hospital for years, and all the patients have to do is sleep and suffer from boredom.  If his pain is making sleep difficult, anything to break the monotony (books, TV, handheld games, etc) will be a blessing.

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Flowers or reading material are good suggestions.  Not sure where you read that about teddy bears but I have never seen a grown man with a teddy bear, business trip or not.

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@soontobemrsm11:  My FIL is sick and I was thinking about getting him some word search books.

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