September 10th is National Grandparents Day, which means you still have time to get your elderly loved one the perfect present. Whether your loved one is tech-savvy or old fashioned, this guide can help you find the right gift for him or her.
1. Lighted Wallet Magnifier
If you want to get your loved one a gadget that won’t get thrown in a drawer, go for a lighted wallet magnifier. These little magnifiers are small enough to slip into wallets and purses, and they’re a great help for seniors on the go. If your loved one has a difficult time reading the menu in a dark restaurant, he or she can simply use the magnifier.
Mild vision impairment is one of the many age-related issues seniors may experience. Seniors can face a variety of challenges as they age, many of which can be mitigated with the help of professional in-home caregivers who provide high-quality home care. Las Vegas families trust in Home Care Assistance to help their elderly loved ones age in place safely and comfortably.
2. Digital Photo Frame
Grandparents who love photos but don’t understand social media will enjoy digital photo frames. These frames store thousands of photos, allowing seniors to shuffle through countless memories.
3. Domino Set
A gift isn’t just an object, it’s also a gesture. Show your loved one you’d like to spend more time together by getting him or her a new game. A high-quality domino set is sure to be a hit at game night.
4. Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen
This popular cookbook is a great gift for grandparents who love to spend time in the kitchen. The tasty recipes range from healthy salads to fried chicken with spicy honey butter. Whether your loved one is health conscious or likes to indulge in high-calorie meals, he or she may find some new favorite recipes in this cookbook.
If your aging loved one needs occasional help with bathing, grooming, cooking, or other basic household tasks, or if you need time to attend to important personal matters, reach out to Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of live-in and respite care. Las Vegas seniors can maintain their independence while living at home with the help of our reliable respite caregivers.
5. DIY Spa Day Basket
Your loved one deserves some rest and relaxation. Help him or her have a spa day in the comfort of home with a fully stocked bath gift basket. Include botanical bath salts, body scrubs, hydrating face masks, and a few scented candles. Many older people take baths rather than showers for safety reasons. Make bath time special with a DIY spa care package. Put all the gifts in a basket and tie it with a bow for the perfect spa-day gift for a loved one who needs a day off.
6. Book of the Month Club Subscription
Grandparents who love books are sure to enjoy a subscription to the book of the month club. This subscription service gives users the option to choose a 3, 6, or 12-month membership plan. During the subscription period, users receive one book a month, catered to their tastes. It’s a great way to satisfy your loved one’s passion for reading and introduce him or her to new books.
7. Personalized Stationery
If your loved one enjoys writing and receiving handwritten letters, buy him or her a stack of personalized stationery. Write a letter to accompany the gift to kick start a snail mail correspondence with your loved one. He or she can use the stationery for thank you notes, and the chance to write to the grandkids is sure to be extra special.
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