Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

WildBleu Sleepwear west palm beach careWildbleu Sleepwear: Proven to prevent bed sores. The fabric shuttles moisture away from the body and into the atmosphere. Wildbleu sells hot flash pajamas, loungewear, bedding and undergarments through medical specialty retail outlets and online.
—Cost: $20 and up

magnifier with lightMagnifying Glass with Light: These stand magnifiers from Mattingly Low Vision are perfect for someone who finds using traditional handheld magnifiers tiring. Just place the stand magnifier directly on the page you’re viewing, flip the LED light on, and look down through the glass, moving the magnifier across the page as you read!
—Cost: $55.95

Reminiscing Game for SeniorsReminiscing Game for Seniors: This game challenges memories of events, fads, music, radio, TV, and clothing from the 1950’s through the 2000’s.
—Cost: $34.95

My Personal Memory BookMy Personal Memory Book: This book was designed to trigger past memories and make it fun and easy to record them. Each book contains hundreds of “big moment” news events, popular songs, radio/TV shows, movies, statistics, trivia, ads, and more from the year they were born to 2012.
—Cost: $37.00

1212 Ways YOU Made a Difference Book Ways YOU Made a Difference Book: Let loved ones know how special they are with Rag & Bone’s 12 Ways YOU Made A Difference. Inside are pages to fill in with prompts such as, “I don’t tell you this enough…”, “The best advice you ever gave me…”, “Our favorite day together…” Guaranteed to make someone smile, maybe even shed a tear. Available in a variety of handmade cover colors and patterns.
—Cost: $29.00

radioOld Time Radio Program CDs: Choose from a wide variety of old time programs. Available to download or in a CD format.
—Cost: $3.50 and up

Good Old Days Magazine: Good Old Days magazine is filled with America’s favorite memories and warm thoughts of the happy days gone by. Find nostalgic stories and articles in each issue of Good Old Days magazine.
Cost: $17.95/6 bi-monthly issues

Twiddle™ MuffTwiddle™ Muff: The ‘muff’ is a soft, machine wash and dry fabric with a tethered, soft squeeze ball inside and a variety of ‘gadgets’ to give cold idle fingers something to play with.
—Cost: $39.95 – $44.95

Low Vision Marinoff Playing CardsLow Vision Marinoff Playing Cards: These playing cards were designed by the ophthalmologist, Dr. Gerald Marinoff, to enable individuals with vision problems to more easily see the numbers on playing cards.
— Cost: $4.95

Shutterfly Photo 8x8 Story BooksShutterfly Photo 8×8 Story Books: Tell the story of this year’s family reunion, your grandparent’s big birthday party, or even their life/family story by uploading your photos to the Shutterfly site and creating a coffee-table worthy display. Customize your hardback book further by choosing from hundreds of themes, styles, colors and fonts.
— Cost: $12.99 and up

Cognifit Personal Coach: Cognifit Personal Coach is a computer-based cognitive assessment and training program that provides hours of entertainment and the gift of improved mental acuity. Cognifit Personal Coach adjusts to the unique needs of each user, providing unique training regimens for each. Additionally, the program has undergone a clinical trial of boomers and seniors and the results support its beneficial claims.
— Cost: FREE

Nintendo WiiNintendo Wii: The Wii console allows the player to golf, bowl or even play tennis in the privacy of his or her own home and with minimum movement. The Wii is sweeping the nation and increasingly being embraced at nursing homes and by the elderly as a means of entertainment, socializing and even staying in shape.
— Cost: Available online and at local retailers, $149.95 and up

Talking Watches and ClocksTalking Watches and Clocks: At the push of a button, hear the current time announced; talking calendar watches also announce day of the week and date, in a variety of styles for men and women.
— Cost: $14.95 and up

Warming Booties with AromatherapyWarming Booties with Aromatherapy: These booties, infused with a light aromatherapy scent of eucalyptus, clove and cinnamon, provide instant soothing warmth for feet. Just microwave for a few minutes and they will retain heat and provide moisture for up to an hour.
— Cost: $9.99

Large Print Jigsaw and Crossword PuzzlesLarge Print Jigsaw and Crossword Puzzles: Large format puzzles and large print crossword and cryptogram puzzle books make it easier to see and handle but are also challenging enough to stimulate the brain.
— Cost: $5.49 – $11.49

 

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