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The 10 Best Gifts for Seniors

Stumped on what gift to get that your older adult will use and enjoy? We’ve got you covered. These gifts are thoughtful, helpful, and can improve your older adult’s quality of life while bringing a smile to their face.

  1. Custom photo blanket – Keep your older adult warm and cozy with familiar faces all around. These photo blankets are especially nice for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
  1. Amazon Echo “Alexa” – Amazon Alexa will help your senior stay connected and gives the opportunity to play interactive games like Jeopardy and interact with the Alexa feature to find out information like the weather for that day.
  1. Foot Massage Slippers – Any foot massager that combines heat, compression, and kneading action will be relief for tired, aching feet. Check with your doctor to make sure this is safe for an older adult.
  1. Photo Coasters – In a time where we may be separated from our families, these coasters are sure to remind you of brighter days. You can personalize each set of 4 coasters with either single or multiple photos.
  1. Adaptive clothing – There are any stylish options for adaptive clothing that makes life easier for someone with arthritis, incontinence, or other special needs. There are even adaptive slippers and shoes.
  1. New York Times Custom Puzzle – Celebrate a significant day by turning a front-page New York Times story into a 500-piece puzzle!
  1. Hiking sticks – For active seniors, how about stylish hiking sticks. Not only will they help with pacing, but they can also help prevent falls.
  1. Add-ons for walkers or wheelchairs – If your loved one uses a walker or a wheelchair, consider such additions as a cup holder make for a wheelchair or walker, tote bags that are accessible and can easily clip on, or a special gen enhanced seat cushion.
  1. Custom Coloring Book – Everyone has photo albums, but not a custom coloring book. Coloring is for people of all ages because it calms the brain, reduce stress, and help focus on being in the present.
  1. Audible subscription – Each month, your loved one can choose one free audiobook from among thousands of titles and listen to it via a computer or mobile device.