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Gift Ideas for the Senior in your Life 

Finding the perfect holiday gift for your senior loved ones can be difficult: many times, they already have the things they really need or are able to buy what they want for themselves. With Christmas around the corner and Black Friday sales already starting, you may be thinking about starting your holiday shopping and looking for the perfect gift for your senior loved ones. Here are a few ideas in case you are feeling a bit stuck on what to get them. 

Temperature Control Mug


When your loved one is enjoying their morning coffee or tea, does it get cold before they are able to finish the whole cup? Then you might consider getting them a temperature control mug that will keep their drink warm so that they don’t have to go back and reheat it multiple times. 


Personalized Cutting Board


Is there a special recipe your family always makes that has become quite a tradition for your family? You can have that recipe inscribed on a cutting board, or even just your family’s name put on it, and it becomes a personalized gift with something that is special for just your family. 


Custom Apron


Does your senior loved one do a lot of cooking or baking? Getting them an apron with their name on it or another kind of customization that is important to them will give them something a little special for when they’re cooking or baking. 


Car Vacuum


While this gift isn’t really personal, it is very practical and probably will be received really well if your loved one really enjoys spending time working on and taking care of their vehicle. It makes it easy for them to clean up their car and make sure it stays nice and tidy.


Digital Tape Measure


Now that your loved one is retired, are they finding little projects to work on around the house? If so, a digital tape measure might actually be a great addition to their toolbox. This allows them to have precise measurements and gives them a digital readout that might be easier and more convenient. 


Armchair Caddy


These handy items have come a long way in terms of design, so you don’t have to worry that they won’t match the décor of your loved one’s home. They can put remote controls, books, iPads, even glass cases in the holders of an armchair caddy so they don’t lose anything between the couch cushions anymore. 


Photo coasters


Grandparents love seeing pictures of their grandchildren and loved ones, so what better way to display these pictures than on coasters? This gift can also double as a DIY gift as photo coasters are very easy to make yourself and put whatever pictures you like the most on there. This gift will allow your loved one to be surrounded by even more pictures of the people they love. 

Buying the right gift for your senior loved one can be difficult: you want to make sure you get something personal and heartfelt, yet you also want to make sure it will be something they will use and make their life better or easier. These gifts are unique and can easily be personalized to make them one of a kind. Your loved one will really appreciate the time and thought you put into their gift and will also enjoy spending time with you these holidays! 


Contact VERA Home Care today


Do you have a loved one who could benefit from some extra help at home this holiday season? If so, contact VERA Home Care today to learn about the services that are available!

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