Gifts for Elderly

Posted: December 8, 2020

Gifts for Elderly

Gifts for Elderly

Holiday Gift Ideas for Senior Citizens

It is the most wonderful time of the year! The festive lights and decorations, spending time with friends and family, the smell of cookies baking in the oven, but it can also be stressful trying to find the perfect gifts. This is especially true when trying to find gifts for elderly loved ones. Here is a little help with useful, thoughtful, and comfortable gifts that can bring a smile to or improve the everyday life of that special senior in your life.


Handy Gadgets & Useful Gifts for Elderly

Armchair Caddy

This practical gift is fashionable enough to go with any décor and it comes in over 30 colors. The durable linen fabric of the caddy retains its softness while ensuring durability. It also has six handy pockets and the rubber patch on the back keeps the caddy from constantly slipping.

Spa Certificate

Everyone likes to feel pampered, and a no-cost trip to the spa is the ultimate pampering experience.

Acupressure Foot Massage Slippers

These slippers feature massage buttons that act as pressure points to help improve blood circulation, nerve sensitivity, and general tension. Each set comes with replacement buttons in case they get worn out.

Easy-Grip Toothbrush

Toothbrushes, like anything else, can cause hand and wrist pain. An easy-grip toothbrush will make it easier for your elderly loved one to brush their teeth.

Page Magnifier

A modern spin on magnifying glasses. These large lightweight page magnifiers with dimmable LED lights are ideal for aging eyes reading small print.

Item Trackers

Tile and other bluetooth trackers help you find your keys, wallet, phone and everything that matters.

Walker Bag

A walker bag is a practical gift that can improve the everyday life of seniors who use walkers.

Reach Tool

There comes a day when it becomes difficult to reach items in cupboards, but a grabber reach tool could solve that problem.


Safety & Healthy Gifts for Elderly


The GrandBox is a monthly care package for seniors. It includes five full-sized items alongside your own personal note and photos.

Healthy Seniors Chair Based Exercise Program

These resistance bands, handles, and completely customizable guide are the perfect gift for elderly loved ones. Maintaining senior wellness is an important part of the healthy aging process and physical exercise plays a crucial part.


Hobbies & Activities

‘My Life Story — So Far’ Book

Inspire your loved ones to create this lasting keepsake that can be handed down from one generation to the next. Filling out the book together will take your family on a journey through time. The book is divided into nine sections, starting with “The Early Years.” Each page comes with a new thought-provoking prompt meant to spark colorful memories.


A DNA testing kit can help your elderly loved one and your whole family learn more about their heritage. It may spark a new hobby and can be a family bonding experience creating a family tree, finding relatives, and preserving your heritage that will be recorded for future generations.

Jumbo Playing Cards

If someone you know is having trouble reading his playing cards, a set of jumbo playing cards may be just what they need.

Jigsaw Puzzles

Keep senior’s minds healthy and active with jigsaw puzzles, a classic mind-testing game.

Mind Games like Sudoku and Crossword Puzzles

To keep the brain active, seniors should do puzzles like sudoku and crosswords. It is also a great way to keep them occupied in assisted living facilities.