7 Outside-the-Box Gift Ideas for Seniors

7 Unique Gift Ideas for Senior Loved Ones

By Will Reid, 9:00 am on

Get the special senior citizen in your life a unique and creative gift this holiday season. Whether you are looking for a gift for your aging parent or you’re a Cincinnati caregiver looking for a thoughtful gift for your client, here are some one-of-a-kind gift ideas.

1. Memory Book

Many seniors will love talking about old pictures, revisiting favorite memories, and discussing earlier days in their lives. Alternatively, check out photo art websites for other photo options: calendars, coasters, tote bags, and plenty of others that will allow your loved one to display their favorite pictures everywhere they go.

2. Scratch-Off Map

Has the senior on your list spent a lot of time traveling? Purchase a scratch-off map that will display all the places they’ve been. Not only is it a gorgeous item to display in a home, it’s also a wonderful conversation piece that will help them share memories of those travels.

3. Hearing Aid Bling

Many elderly women still love to look their best and that means wearing jewelry. However, some elderly women may find wearing earrings uncomfortable due to hearing aids. These affordable charms will turn a drab hearing aid into a beautiful fashion statement.

4. Stylish Mobility Aid

If the senior in your life has to use a cane or walker thttp://www.homecareassistancecincinnati.com/o get around, add some style with a fancy cane, a new basket for the walker, or another accessory. There’s no reason mobility aids can’t be stylish!

5. Monthly Delivery Service

Choose a monthly delivery service that will appeal to the senior in your life. There are options for healthy snacks, meals from around the world, and plenty of other options that will keep him or her smiling and thinking of you all year long.

6. No-Clean Aquarium

Many senior citizens would love a pet, but a dog or cat companion could be too much of a hassle. This aquarium has a self-cleaning design that allows old water to automatically drain out when new water is added. Perfect for a no-mess pet alternative.

7. Wow! Computer

This computer is specially designed with seniors in mind. Many baby boomers and older generations encounter problems when it comes to technology. With one-touch zoom and a easy-to-understand interface, this computer is ready to use the minute it comes out of the box.

Choosing a gift for the senior in your life doesn’t have to be the most stressful part of the holiday season. Take the opportunity to think a little outside the box and choose a present that he or she will never forget. Remember, it doesn’t have to be fancy. It just has to be chosen with love.

The holidays are a great time to check-in with your loved one, and if you feel he or she could use additional help around the house or with everyday activities, reach out to Home Care Assistance. As a trusted provider of senior care in Cincinnati, we help seniors maintain a high-quality life in the comfort of home through part-time or live-in care. To learn more about how our care services can benefit your aging loved one, give us a call at 513.891.2273 and speak with a friendly Care Manager today.