Packing List

What You Can Bring

  • Comfortable, casual, washable clothes. Residences are equipped with a washer and dryer. Please bring your own laundry soap and dryer sheets. Dry cleaning is at your expense.
  • Long pants, capris, and shorts are acceptable attire, as are fingertip or longer skirts and dresses.
  • Exercise attire – no revealing clothing such as sports tops or mid-drift baring shirts.
  • Shirts that are NOT low cut or revealing (all sleeves must be at least 2 inches wide and cleavage must be covered).
  • Lounge-wear and pajamas are to be worn in your suites only.
  • Comfortable, practical shoes are suggested. Sneakers are recommended for recreational activities.
  • Socks/underwear
  • Smoking and tobacco products for four weeks. Vaping is not permitted. We offer smoking cessation support; please consider this an ideal time to limit your tobacco use and take advantage of professional cessation support.
  • Jacket/weather-appropriate outerwear.
  • Umbrella and rain gear.
  • Wristwatch and alarm clock.
  • Toiletries: Shampoo/soap/toothbrush/tooth paste/shaving kit or electric shaver/non-alcoholic mouthwash.
  • Sunscreen- tube or spray, only, no self-tanners.
  • Journal for writing.
  • If you have an Advance Directive/Living Will, please bring a copy with you for our records.
  • Medications–Please bring your existing prescribed medications in the original bottles.  Please bring a list of all over the counter medications, vitamins or other supplements you are currently taking. You should provide information on your prescription insurance coverage at the time of admission.
  • Contact information (name, address and telephone numbers) for your physician(s), family members, emergency contact(s), and other parties that may be involved in your care.
  • Insurance and/or prescription card, driver’s license or another form of identification.
  • Method of payment – either a credit card or cashier’s check for the amount agreed to during the pre-admission phone call or meeting.


  • You may need funds for incidental spending and expenses. Please limit your cash to $100. You are responsible for any theft and/or loss. Please use care to safeguard your valuables.

What Not to Bring

  • Alcohol, drugs, or drug paraphernalia. Anything containing alcohol, including perfume/cologne, mouthwash, face-wash, food-stuff, etc. Any items of this type will be confiscated and destroyed.
  • Revealing or provocative, seductive clothing. Any clothing with offensive slogans or that promote violence, gangs, alcohol or drugs
  • Guns, knives, scissors or sharp objects, including metal nail files, bottle/can openers and straight-edge razors, Leatherman-type tools, lighter fluid refills, etc.
  • Electronics including, but not limited to, the following: computers, tablets, cell phones, Apple watches, MP3 players.
  • Food and/or beverages
  • Magic markers
  • Expensive jewelry or clothing