Older women when they grow older become fragile and weak but their love is unwavering. This is the best time to give back all the love and support that they gave you. In searching for gifts for older women, take into account their interests and practical needs on a daily basis. The last thing we want to give them is something they will only use once. Find products that are built to last and make their succeeding years fruitful and memorable. With that in mind, here are some unique gifts for older women you can choose from:
Gifts for Older Women
Realistic & Lifelike Companion Cat
If your elders had been wanting a cat for so long but are allergic to fur, this one is for them. The companion cat is a perfect replica of a real cat that looks and moves like the real deal. The interactive toy is ageless, appealing to every sense. Aside from the cat’s purring, it also mimics the way a cat lifts its paw, open and close paws, and mouth, as well as head and body movement. The fur that is soft when touched is actually synthetic, brushable furs. Don’t leave your elders alone, bring them the cat as a companion.
Patty Both Musical Sewing Machine
Music boxes always give off nostalgic vibes to the receiver. Wash off the sadness in your mom or grandma with a music sewing machine. A replica of an old-school sewing machine is a surefire way to put the smile back on your elder’s lips. No batteries are needed as all your old mom needs to do is twist the switch and open the drawer. The fun thing with the sewing machine is that as it plays music the treadle moves up and down. And also, the spool of thread on top moves round and round. It’s a mesmerizing sight that warms all senses.
Vive Dressing Stick with Zipper Puller
You might have noticed how older women always require assistance even in daily mundane tasks such as getting dressed and undressed. Without external help, it’s hard to imagine how they come by. Help them become independent again with a dressing stick. Fit for a holiday gift to make their new year better. The smooth, vinyl-coated S-shaped hook is what makes dressing up convenient. With the hook, they can dress, undress, and hook their zipper without a fuss. It is slim enough to put in their luggage so they can bring it with them anywhere.
Puzzle Magic Tabletop Puzzleboard
With no work and/or children to worry about, old women have the whole day to themselves. One hobby that they can look forward to is solving puzzles. Let them complete the puzzle without straining their neck and shoulders with this puzzle board. It’s one of those thoughtful gifts you can give to older women for Christmas. The adjustable tilting angle makes puzzle solving comfortable. It even comes with a handle and latches which makes it easier to carry everywhere. They can use it for other hobbies too like writing, reading, and watching from their iPad.
Ergonomically Back & Lumbar Support Pillow
Aching back is common for seniors. Let not this be the same story for your beloved mother or grandmother. Send them the comfy curve because having sweet dreams at night is the best way to wake up in the morning. The pillow was ergonomically designed to support the back and lumbar. Its contour design alleviates any discomfort, especially on the lower back. The breathable fabric from memory foam assures the back wouldn’t be sweltering with sweat. Best of all, it is washable and reusable.
6 Hour Bowl
Senior women don’t have much appetite and often, it takes them a long time to finish a meal. Resist reheating their food multiple times because radiation isn’t healthy for the seniors. But, don’t let them eat cold meals either. For their big day, fulfill their tummy’s desire of eating warm meals each time with a 6 Hour Bowl. The insulated bowls maintain the temperature of food for up to 6 hours. Easy to clean too because of the stainless steel interior. The bowl is huge enough to feed a family or peers. Always pleasing to know that your mom will enjoy a healthy and hearty vegetable soup the whole day. Preserve the freshness of fruit in a bowl for hours.
Bear-A-Bowls Microwavable Bowl Cozies
On their own, elderly women can easily hurt themselves in the kitchen. With their fragile skin, they can get scalded or burned easily. When Christmas comes, make eating warm bowls of soup safe and simple with ear-A-Bowls. The bowl holder works for both hot and cold. Whether she wants to eat a hot bowl of chowder or ice cream sundae, they won’t hurt their hands. All they need to do is put the bowl inside the holder. Taking out bowls from the microwave is safe because their hands are protected. It can accommodate most containers from small cups to large microwave bowls.
Umbra Mini Stowit Jewelry Box
Mothers often have a collection of jewelry they acquired throughout the years. Secure her collection with an exquisite jewelry box. It is one of the most thoughtful gifts for older women. The jewelry box isn’t your typical one as it comes with hidden compartments for her expensive and valuable items. It’s designed not only to keep her jewelry but to organize them properly. The sleek design makes it a nice piece that can easily blend with the rest of the interior. The topmost part of the box can stay open. It’s where they can put accessories they use every day. For the rest, keep them hidden from the naked eye.
Folding Shower Seat
Do you wonder how you can make an older woman shower comfortably and safely without fuss? If yes. Now, you can stop bringing in a chair for her to sit down. Instead, as a holiday gift, install a foldable shower seat in the bathroom. The foldable seat will save you space and time from hurling chairs for shower time. As it is mounted on the wall, they can pull it down and up when needed. Clean as you go is possible too because it can be rinsed with nonabrasive cleaning tools. Aside from this, you can also install them on the entry or along the hallway to make moving easier for your older folks.
Cold and Hot Heated Eye Mask
Eye strain can be annoying and painful. Elderly folks often have puffy and dry eyes when exposed to too much TV and gadgets. More often than not, it comes with age. For the holiday when the air is cold and they spend more time indoors, give them these eye masks as Christmas presents. Unlike microwaveable masks, these masks come with ice gel and heated carbon fiber compress, elderly women can choose whether they like it hot or cold. Designed to control the temperature and the time to assure eyes are not overexposed to high or low temperatures. The mask automatically turns off while they are snoozing.
Holikme Bedside Caddy
Make elderly folk’s routine easy and handy. The bedside caddy is the ultimate companion to organize items that are used daily such as remote control, reading glasses, books, etc. It’s one of those gifts for older women that will make sleeping and waking up in the morning a breeze. The caddy organizer will keep their daily essentials in one storage place. You can sleep in peace knowing everything is within their reach the moment they wake up. The caddy comes with large and small pockets to store various items. It is also easy to install next to the bed. Stylish enough to fit the theme of any room.
Panda Ventless Cloths Dryer
Drying up clothes will never be an issue for your old folks who prefer their wardrobe dry and smells good. Even if they live in an apartment or nursing home, they won’t need a large space to hang their clothes to dry. The drying machine is what all the senior women need to get the work done. Easy to install and uninstall, thus, it saves space and time. Also, it comes with a 120V outlet, which means you don’t need a special outlet to make it work. Plus, it’s a great energy saver and won’t rack your bill. For a clean, crisp, and nice smelling wardrobe, get a drying machine as a mother’s day gift for your folks.
CleverMade Tamarack Folding Chair
Standing up for a long time is almost impossible for older women. Don’t make them suffer and always carry a folding chair for them. It’s one of those practical gifts that is a must-buy for Christmas. The folding chairs are made from sturdy materials that are meant to last. Its ergonomic design is the ultimate chair for relaxing whenever and wherever. The Tamarack chair is lightweight and can be easily open and closed. Thus, you can bring it to places such as camping, mall, etc, or set it up by the porch and living room for extra seating.
Get your older mom or grandma off the phone and on to Zoom or Facebook. Regardless of where they are, seeing and talking to each other is the best way to communicate. Distance should never come in between building strong relationships with the ones you love. For this holiday or her big day, send her a Facebook Portal to meet her up on a regular basis.
The Facebook Portal is the new way of keeping in touch with family members and friends. Even seniors will be able to navigate the device as it is user-friendly. One more thing, they can multitask while talking because the camera pans and zooms to ensure that they are in the frame. Always remember, when you miss your folks, they are only a Zoom or Facebook away.
Retro Turntable Record Player
The retro turntable is a vintage piece with a modern twist. Your elderly folks will be enchanted at how such a retro music player connects to the newer technology. It is one of the finest gifts for older women who love music. She can now get all her vinyl records out and play them on the recorder. Close her eyes to the tune while reminiscing about the good old days. Amplify the experience for the woman in the house by connecting it to a Bluetooth speaker. Let her get the full experience of attending a concert of her favorite band or orchestra right in her own room. It’s a birthday present that is second to none.
Monthly Pill Organizer
The pill organizer is the most suitable present for older women taking maintenance medicine. You don’t need to worry about her skipping her meds with the help of a pill organizer. At one glance, you can see if she forgot to drink them on time. The 28-day organizer lets you set up all her pills for one month. Bold letters are used so seniors can read the day of the month with ease. No need to worry about the pills getting stale or deteriorating because it is dust and moisture-proof. In addition, it is BPA free, thus, safe to use for food or medicines.
Herb Garden Growing Kit
Gardening is a hobby a lot of folks pick up as they get older. And if the senior women in your house have shown interest or fondness for growing their own plants, the herb is highly recommended. The garden growing kit comes with everything needed from germination to propagation. With the comprehensive guide and tools, even elderly women can manage it on their own. They have the option to plant various herbs or one herb at a time. Herbs that are included are basil, chives, parsley, and cilantro. These are the best indoor edible plants to spice up their cuisine. They can pot them, feed the soil and plants, mark their progress, and harvest as they please.
Ideal morning routines include sitting by the window, watching the sunrise, and birds chirping happily with a warm mug in your hands. Mothers deserve this “me-time” for all the things they have done for their families. Make this experience come to life with a hand warmer mug. Unlike other mugs, the handwarmer mug fits snugly in their hands. The clay in motion made it possible to mold the mug to follow the curves of the hands. Pour in her favorite hot tea or coffee and let her feel the warmness transferred to the mug. Not too cold nor hot to touch but pleasant enough to make her relaxed.
Chive ‘Flute’ Glass Flower Vase
For mother’s day, give the beautiful old woman a vase with an unmatched charm. The lute’ flower case is one of the most unique gifts you can give. The design was inspired by nature like a flower bed in the garden. Its glass structure doesn’t only make it aesthetically pleasing but practical at the same time. The ‘Flute’ vase can be described as simply elegant. She will love picking flowers and setting them on the vase. As the gaze moves from the container to the beautiful flowers on display. The arrangement is clean and mesmerizing that it will fit so well on the windowsill or as a table centerpiece. Let her love for flowers shine through with this vase.
MR.SIGA Toilet Plunger & Brush Combo
If the old women in your house are certified house cleaners and neat freaks, Mr. Siga is the one for them. She will like Mr. Siga because he can give her a 2 in 1 service that will satisfy her need for a clean and organized home every single time. Mr. Siga is no human. It is a 2-in-1 tool, plunger, and toilet brush, used for cleaning the toilet. Tidy ladies will not let anyone off the hook if they see the bathroom messy. So, restore the peace in your house. Mr. Siga will save the day as its presence will guarantee a bathroom that is neat and well-organized. It doesn’t consume space and is easy to use, perfect for the old maid in the castle.
Farberware Countertop Dishwasher
As a housewarming or send-off gift, Farberware will provide a safe and clean space for all the dishes and utensils. The older women get, the more they become sensitive to cleanliness and protecting their precious china and silverware. But with age, doing the dishes is no longer an easy task. Hand them a portable dishwasher to lighten their workload.
Whether they are moving to a nursing home or a small studio by the countryside, the portable dishwasher is small enough to fit any space. It can be placed on the countertop without a need for complicated installation. She can wash the dishes in a jiffy without breaking a piece. Bonus, it also comes with a fruit basket that can clean and sanitize your mom’s favorite fruit before eating them.
Reusable Wearable Memo Band
No more writing on the palm. Get the memo band for elderly women who are suffering from forgetfulness and even dementia. Writing on the palm, as classic as it may look, isn’t practical. The memo gets erased over time and worse, the hands will be filled with ink. For holidays, make sure your beloved elderly lady gets a memo band to keep them on track on what they need to remember. The memo wristband is a slap bracelet where they can write down notes around their wrist. It’s waterproof so the writings will not go away unless they purposely erase them. Erase and reuse again. They will not forget a thing. Who says there is no hope for Dory?
Wall Mount Laundry Room Organizer
Senior women often prefer doing their own laundry. However, the availability of space to hang them dry is often the biggest hurdle. Lessen their frustration with a laundry organizer. It’s portable and easy to install, they can prop it up and unfold on their own. Even if your folks live in the city or RV, they can do their laundry with the foldable drying rack. Set it up anywhere and store it when not in need. It’s also durable enough to accommodate the lightest to the heaviest clothes or fabric your folks will wash. Ditch the electric dryer and go natural instead with the laundry organizer.
Aera Smart 3.0 Fragrance Diffuser
The demand for humidifiers and diffusers is on the rise these days because of the polluted air. When you can’t control what gets emitted outside of the house, focus on purifying the air indoors. Give the elderly women air they can breathe in with ease. The smart diffuser allows anyone, even older folks, to control the diffuser through the Aera app. Instead of manually doing it, you can set up the scent schedule, choose how much will be dispersed, and which scent to diffuse in advance. All she has to do is to sit back and relax while experiencing the delightful aroma from the diffuser.
Bamboo Matcha Set
The older women get, the more they gravitate towards drinking tea over coffee. Tea making is a holistic experience that can be addicting but calming at the same time. If your elderly folks are fond of tea, the matcha set is highly recommended. It is one of those holistic gifts for older women they can use to kill time. It can also be a way to socialize too if they share the tea they prepared with family members and peers. The 9 piece matcha set will make them look like tea experts in no time. Watch them get immersed into the whole experience. Reveling in the calmness of the tea-making process and indulging in the drink they made themselves.
TriggerPoint AcuCurve Massage Cane
No more tense situations. Give your senior women a massage cane. The cane lets them massage those hard-to-reach painful joints and muscles without anyone’s help. Ergonomically designed to rub those areas that are usually stiff like neck, shoulders, and back. The firm drop tip adds pressure to these points even if their hands are frail and weak. Eliminate the knots with deep tissue massages to chaste the pain away. No need to go to the massage parlor to relax. It can be used anywhere whenever the pain strikes. One of those practical gifts for older women they must have all the time.
Gourmet Abundance Fruit Basket
Food is a universal way to show how much you care for someone. The older you get, the more cautious they should be about the food they eat. Don’t stress out with what food to give them. Go the natural way and choose a fruit basket instead. The fruit basket is a gift from the orchard which includes a wide variety of fruits in season from pears, mangoes, mandarins, and the like. To spice it up, throw in some natural cheddar cheese, dips, crackers, and dried fruit. They will never get hungry with the abundance of food available for them. Best of all, they are all nutritious and safe to eat.
Bamboo Bathtub Tray
Bathe like a queen, minus the servants’ prying eyes, with the bathtub tray. Treat your elderly folks with a relaxing bath to soothe all those tense muscles, leaving their skin soft and smooth. What else can top this experience but a tray that gives them access to everything? Make older women feel like a queen. It fits any standard bathtub and can hold anything from wine, smartphone, book, fruits, or anything they desire. Built to last for hundreds of showers or bathing experiences as if they are in a five-star hotel or spa. Go all out when giving back to the woman who lights up your life.
Reading is a hobby folks pick up on as they get older. However, their eyes may not be in the best state to go through countless books. An alternative you can give them is Audible. With an audible membership, they will have access to books converted to audiobooks. As well as podcasts and documentaries that suit their interests. Take them on a journey with each book or podcast they listen to. Research shows that when the brain is constantly stimulated, it lessens the chances of acquiring dementia. Keep them healthy and happy at the same time. The fun thing is they learn new things without straining their eyes.