Are you having trouble finding a gift for mom or dad or someone elderly? Take a look at these gift ideas below that help with their day-to-day life activities.
Flun & Practical Gifts for Seniors
1. iRobot Roomba vaccum
Would the senior on your list like to be able to slip into his or her shoes without having to bend over? These robotic vacuums can be a smart and worthwhile investment for those who have difficulty keeping up with cleaning floors.
2. Non-slip socks
Gripper socks with rubber grips on the bottom can keep an older person’s feet toasty warm while also preventing falls.
3. Sleep sound machine
Sleep issues are a common complaint among elderly people, but a sleep sound machine may be a good solution. These devices generate calming white noise or nature sounds to help people relax and fall asleep faster.
4. Massage Pillow
A heated massage pillow can bring welcome relief to an elderly family member or friend who experiences the normal aches and pains that come with getting older.
If your mom or dad likes to relax with a good book, an e-reader might be just the thing to bring a smile to their face. E-readers are light and easy to use; you can even preload the devices so that your parents can have dozens of titles right at their fingertips.
6. Amazon Echo Or Google Home
Designed as a Wi-Fi-connected, voice-operated device that can perform a huge range of tasks, these devices can play music, give the weather forecast, offer alarms and reminders, and even control the lights in a home.
7. Fitbit or Apple Watch
Fitbits and other similar watch-style fitness trackers give seniors and their loved ones and caretakers a simple way to monitor activity, sleep, heart rate, and more. Some models like the Sense also offer features like built-in GPS, stress tracking, an ECG app, and an alert for low or high heart rates.
8. Wheelchair Blanket
Gripper socks with rubber grips on the bottom can keep an older person’s feet toasty warm while also preventing One of the most practical gifts for dementia patients who use a wheelchair is a soft blanket that wraps around their legs but doesn’t get caught in the wheels of the chair.
9. Talking Watch
People with low vision have a hard time seeing the numbers on a standard wristwatch. That’s why talking watches for the blind are so cool. With the press of a button, a voice announces the current time.
10. Heated Mattress
The importance of a good night’s rest cannot be overstated. A heated mattress pad can help your gift recipient truly relax and let him or her wake up each morning feeling nicely refreshed.