Suppose I'm in charge of seeing to it that some mourners about to begin shiva have their physical needs and comforts to the extent possible. (Here, physical needs includes physical things needed for spiritual purposes. I'm excluding things like advice, comfort, and spiritual guidance. I'm also excluding things unrelated to shiva, like income to replace the deceased's.) What should I bear in mind and arrange for?
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They will need:
If there will be communal prayer services in the home, they will need:
Some added boons: