It’s that special time of year again! With the holiday season fast approaching, you’re likely already in holiday shopping overdrive. And if there’s an elderly loved one on your list, you may be experiencing a bit of a stump in your decision making. What do you get for your older parent? For many people, the thought is “Mom and Dad don’t really want anything”. So, maybe it’s important to consider what they need.
There are many unique gift ideas for seniors on the market. In today’s blog, we’ll take a look at a few in hopes to help you find the best holiday gifts for your elderly loved one.
These are no ordinary gloves. They’re not designed for the cold winters, so seniors, here in California, can definitely make use of them. That is, of course, if they are animal lovers. Do you have a pet in your home? If so, these HandsOn Gloves will make the perfect gifts for your older parent who enjoys grooming his/her beloved pet.
“Your pet-loving loved one will appreciate HandsOn Gloves that make bathing and grooming easier,” explains Gina Roberts-Grey on Caring.com, “Made of hypo-allergenic, bio-friendly material, the gloves let pet owners and their animals become closer and bond through gentle massage thanks to the nodules on the gloves. Available in green, black and purple.”
Zyllion Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager
You’d be hard-pressed to find any individual who isn’t a fan of massages. Your elderly loved one is likely combating aches, pains and muscle soreness that can be greatly helped by this unique product. As Jamie Giggs explains on FamilyLivingToday.com, the Zyllion Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager is designed to relieve sore and overused muscles.
“It features an advanced heating function that soothes away pain and aching joints, allowing your loved one to relax once again,” he describes, “Its ergonomic and compact design ensures users can place it into multiple positions with ease. The pleasure of massage in a versatile and portable package is sure to be well received.”
Kodak Printomatic Instant Print Camera
Seniors don’t tend to snap photos on their smartphones in order to post them to Instagram. Many older adults long for the days when they had cameras with actual film in them. Does this sound like your mom or dad? If so, the Kodak Printomatic Instant Print Camera will offer that bit of nostalgia your older parent is looking for.
“The simple to use point and shoot action camera makes it super easy to use for seniors; they just press the button to capture a memory with loved ones,” details Roberts-Grey, “Then using the camera’s instant print technology, in seconds they have a color or black and white photo much like the ‘old days’ of using instant cameras.”
Forward Day’s Shower Bay portable shower accommodates the wheelchair user in your home. Because it can be snapped together in any room of the home where there is a faucet nearby, it enables your elderly loved one to roll his/her shower wheelchair in to take a shower with running water. And because it eliminates the need to remodel your bathroom, the money-saving investment that is Shower Bay helps for it be the perfect holiday gift!