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2021 Holiday Gift Ideas for Caregivers and Seniors

Explore Seniorly's 2021 holiday gift ideas for caregivers and seniors. Get them something they'll use and appreciate with this gift guide for seniors and caregivers.

By Seniorly Editor · Updated Dec 06, 2021
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If you’re struggling with what to buy for a family caregiver, a senior, or your elderly parents/grandparents or loved ones, you’re not alone.

Shopping for seniors just got easier! Just in time for the holidays, we are excited to share 36 wonderful products that will spark some gift ideas for caregivers and seniors. We've divided them up by price range to help you more easily find the perfect holiday gift.

Gift ideas under $25

To begin, we are thrilled to announce that Seniorly.com has created an invaluable resource/book, “The Healthy Aging Handbook: How to Help Your Parents Age Happily” by Arthur Bretschneider. It outlines step by step what the practical and emotional journey will be like for the adult child, as well as the parent moving. It’s available on Kindle as well as paperback through Amazon.  An invaluable tool for families who don’t know where to start when an aging loved one might need to move into some sort of assisted living care community. Print $13.99, free for Kindle.

The Healthy Aging Handbook - How to help your parents age happily by Arthur Bretschneider - Seniorly

Ca’Bling - Decorate your cane for the seasons, match your outfit or just have FUN! Ca'Bling is easy to use, decorative, and interchangeable. Comes in many styles. $4.00

Ca’Bling - The 2019 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors and Caregivers - Seniorly

Granny Jo’s Walker / Wheelchair / Scooter Bags are designed to help the people we love stay active, independent, comfortable and fashionable. Granny Jo Products feature a variety of sizes and fabrics to solve every walker user's need. $10.00-$80.00

Granny Jo’s Walker / Wheelchair / Scooter Bags - The 2019 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors and Caregivers - Seniorly

Granny Jo’s 8 ounce "Dignity Mug is a unique ceramic mug with two extra-large handles for those who no longer have the strength or dexterity to hold a mug with one hand. Comes in many designs. Prices range from $11.00 and up.

Granny Jo’s 8 ounce "Dignity Mug - The 2019 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors and Caregivers - Seniorly

Perfect Pod's K Cups Eco-Fill Deluxe & EZ-Cup are both reusable cups for Keurig and similar systems. The Eco-Fill's metal filters accomplish a high level of filtration at an extremely affordable price, minimizes sediment, and lets the coffee's natural oils pass through. The EZ-Cup uses paper filters that completely eliminate sediment passing through and traps most of the coffee's oils. Clean-up is easier since you can just toss out the 100 percent biodegradable filter into the trash or compost. $12.99

Perfect Pod's K Cups Eco-Fill Deluxe & EZ-Cup - The 2019 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors and Caregivers - Seniorly

Mulberry Silk Eye Mask by Celestial Silk are perfect for catching a quick nap and are durable enough for continued nightly use. For that added touch of delicacy and refinement, our silk sleep masks are filled with pure mulberry silk floss to help give you the rejuvenating sleep that you're looking for. $17.00 and up.

Mulberry Silk Eye Mask by Celestial Silk - The 2019 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors and Caregivers - Seniorly
Mulberry Silk Eye Mask by Celestial Silk - The 2019 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors and Caregivers - Seniorly

Tip ‘n Split - The first restaurant calculating device with magnifier & light! Perfect gift for restaurant lovers who have difficulty reading small print, especially in dimly lit restaurants. It’s also great for groups who want to split a bill. The Tip n Split® is dedicated to figuring out a tip and splitting the bill – in seconds. The calculating device combined with a magnifier and light to make it your perfect dining companion. BONUS: this product was invented by Connie Inukai, a 71-year old "grandmapreneur!" $19.95

Tip 'n Split - The 2019 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors and Caregivers - Seniorly
Tip 'n Split - The 2019 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors and Caregivers - Seniorly

MinxNY "Aromasoles" are Essential Oil-Infused Slipper Socks and a Sachet for your sock drawer. Give one to Grandma and/or your elderly mom for that much needed moisture boost, a non-skid bottom for safety and wonderful health benefits from the essential oils. Each pair of slipper socks are infused with either Lavender, Shea Butter, Coconut, Cinnamon, Rose, Mint Eucalyptus Oils or a mixture of two. Available in many colors and sizes. $19.99 and up.

MinxNY "Aromasoles" Gift Set - The 2019 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors and Caregivers - Seniorly
MinxNY "Aromasoles" Gift Set - The 2019 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors and Caregivers - Seniorly

50 After 50--Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life by Maria Leonard Olsen - This book is about self-care, overcoming setbacks, learning to love one’s self and stretching one's comfort zone.  Olsen tried 50 new things during her 50th year, following divorce, becoming sober and an empty nester, to become the best version of herself.  She shares how lifestyle changes, spiritual endeavors, physical challenges/wellbeing, social activities, travel and adventure, learning/teaching and discarding the judgment of others can help you make the most out of the years after 50.  $20.99 hardcover, $19.95 Kindle.

50 After 50--Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life by Maria Leonard Olsen

The TIARA Shower Cap is comfortable using terry cloth instead of elastic w/wider band to block humidity/water completely. Ideal for quick showers, deep hair conditioning and masques. Created by sourcing recycled, waterproof plastic fabrics. Machine washable too. (Traditional shower caps leak allowing the water and humidity to ruin your hairstyle and are entirely made of disposable plastic which is harmful to the environment.) $29.00

TIARA SHOWER CAP

Gift ideas under $100

Piece Out Puzzles – 500 piece cheeky jigsaw puzzles for your cool AF grandma. Insta-worthy designs with bold playful designs you'll want to show off. Printed in a matte finish for glare free pics. Made with sturdy cardboard and high-quality ink with a soft touch coating. The pieces snap, the colors pop, and they feel great on your fingertips. Analog Entertainment for your Digital Detox. Endless hours of offline enjoyment. Made in the USA. $28.00

Piece Out Puzzles
Piece Out Puzzles
Piece Out Puzzles

Clarkson Avenue Crumb Cake Company - Traditional crumb cakes made fresh and delivered to your door. Baked using a family recipe from 1950s Brooklyn, NY that come in a variety of flavors beyond the crowd pleasing classic, including blueberry, salted caramel and more!  They are available in 8x8 size or a 12-pack of perfectly portioned individual servings called Crumbkins. All crumb cakes are made with natural ingredients and are preservative free.They even have a gluten free version.  Send one to your favorite foodie this holiday season! $30-$35

Clarkson Avenue Crumb Cake Company

Celestial Silk Pillowcases - 25 Momme - A denser weave of 25 mm silk provides almost 30 percent more silk than its economical counterparts. Our 25 momme mulberry silk pillowcase is truly the epitome of luxury sleeping. Helps retain the moisture in your skin and hair, resulting in a smoother complexion and softer (less frizzy) hair. Celestial Silk pillowcases are made with 100% grade 6A mulberry silk and are Oeko-Tex 100 Certified. Available in 20 colors / standard, queen and king sizes / zippered and envelope. $38.99 and up.

Celestial Silk Pillowcases

The Lamp Angel by inPowered Lights – Have peace of mind when the power goes out at your elderly parents’ home. This safe, shatterproof acrylic lamp provides 16-24 hours of continuous backup light without electricity, a USB port to charge their phone or tablet/reader. The LED emergency light recharges itself. A 6' clear power cord, rocker switch for night light on cord, fun color changing LEDs, Height: 16" and Width: 5′′ $59.99

The Lamp Angel by inPowered Lights

The Wahl Deep Tissue Massager is a lightweight, easy to use yet one of the most powerful massagers on the market, its interchangeable heads and variable speeds deliver customized pain relief at the touch of a button. This massager attacks muscle pain hiding down below the surface, offering relief for years to come.  $39.99

Wahl Deep Tissue Massager

Say hello to the first stylish hospital gown! Say no to that old baggy, boring gown! Giftgowns alternative hospital gowns are perfect for surgery, seniors, hospital recovery, and at-home recovery. In your Giftgown you’re sure to feel comfy, covered, and confident during your recovery journey! $39.99 and up.

Giftgowns
Giftgowns

With the Big Hug Blanket by BECAUSE LOVE you can spread the love and comfort to people who need it - for grandma, someone far away, or even a loved one who is going through a difficult time. It is a personalized LAP blanket to remind someone special they are loved. The founder of Because Love used her art therapy background to create one-of-a-kind gifts when her best friend was diagnosed with cancer. Made with luxurious grey knit and glittering metallic thread, the Big Hug Blanket is designed to wrap someone you care about in love. Cute little bonus: Comes with 6 grey velvet back tags that you can write little notes on and attach to the blanket for your recipient to read your sweet, loving messages! $78.00

Big Hug Blanket by BECAUSE LOVE

Magic Ornaments® All Your Christmas Ornaments ... In ONE Envelope! No more lugging out bins and boxes of ornaments from the attic. These are COLLAPSIBLE ornaments that go from being completely flat to 3-D in seconds. 40 ornaments and wired ribbon garland all collapse down to fit into one envelope. Great apartment living, nursing homes or a loved one in the hospital in need of some holiday cheer! Just bring along your envelope of décor and transform a room into a holiday wonderland! $44.95

Magic Ornaments® All Your Christmas Ornaments

CanvasPop makes a great gift for your elderly parents or grandparents. Turn their favorite memories into a canvas print, framed print, collage or triptych print. Best quality prints anywhere. 100% lifetime guarantee! Pricing start at $79 

CanvasPop

CanvasPop’s 12x12 Pet Portrait is their newest product that allows you to turn a your grandparent or elderly parent’s pet photo into a custom piece of pet art on canvas…because man’s (and woman’s) best friend deserves to be in the spotlight with a portrait! Pricing start at $79

CanvasPop’s 12x12 Pet Portrait

Spectacles Holder is the perfect podium to keep your glasses on. Right where you left them! Precision machined from sustainable birch laminate, the holder comprises of two simple parts which simply slot together. Perfect for your work desk, coffee table or nightstand. ~$65.00 USD.

Spectacles Holder

Ginkgo & Grace delivers beautiful boxes of beauty and skin care products curated especially for modern, mature women.  The boxes feature upscale products, sized "just right" to see if it works for you.  Brands are selected for their commitment to utilizing natural ingredients and their concern for our environment.  The name alludes to the responsibility to our earth, and the confident elegance that only comes with maturity.  $85 + shipping.

Ginkgo & Grace

We owe a lot to the elderly people in our lives. Whether they are parents, grandparents, or life-long friends, they deserve the best possible care and comfort. Clean air is something that everyone needs in order to maintain optimum health. According to Everyday Health, respiratory issues are the fourth-largest health concern for seniors and the third-largest cause of death among the elderly. The Bissell MYair is a smaller air purifier that is ideal for the more intimate spaces whether at home or an assisted living facility, it features an innovative combination high-efficiency and activated carbon filter. The myair is also ozone-free, with a fan that can be set to three different settings: sleep, low and high. Now there is no excuse for your loved ones to not breathe better this holiday season -- Clean air for the holidays is the best gift you can give the elderly. $92.69 (on sale as of 12/6/21 for $77.69). 

Bissell MYair

Gift ideas over $100

OOMG Low Shoe features revolutionary OOfoam™ technology that absorbs 37% more impact than traditional footwear foam materials to reduce the stress on your feet and joints. This technology aids in the recovery process and creates an incredibly comfortable shoe you can wear anywhere. Our breathable 4-way stretch fabric allows for an incredibly comfortable shoe you won’t want to take off. (Comes in MEN’S STYLES TOO!) $129.95

OOMG Low Shoe

The Verve Culture Artisan Juicer is an item you're going to want to clear your countertop for. This handmade juicer is not only beautiful for your kitchen décor, but perfect for seniors who want to get the benefits of fresh-squeezed juice without the hassle of typically hard-to-clean juicers. The simple functionality of the Verve Culture artisan juicer makes juicing and cleanup a breeze. Juicing is a quick, easy, and convenient way to get nutrients that seniors may be missing in their regular diets. $98.00

Verve Culture Artisan Juicer 

The Speakeasy Wall Vault is the perfect place to hide your wine and spirits when the grandchildren visit. This beautiful piece is handmade in the USA with the biometric fingerprint scan locking system. Just touch with your fingerprint and out pops your very own personal bar! Starting at $249.95.

The Speakeasy Wall Vault

Hemel Swiss HM Series is your new grab and go watch! Swiss made field watches reimagined with highly precise ETA movements and premium specs like sand blasted surgical grade steel, sapphire crystal, Superluminova C3, an engraved screwdown back and a signed buckle. Water resistant too. $299.00

Hemel Swiss HM Series
Hemel Swiss HM Series

Pria (by Black + Decker) is a medication management system that empowers aging loved ones to stay independent and connected to their families through scheduled check-ins and video calls. It provides the right medications at the right times. It is also a smart device used for managing supplements, tells you the weather, calls friends/family and more. With a mission to improve longevity and quality of life through aging in place, Pria is voice-enabled, easy to use, and HIPAA-compliant. $299.99

Gift ideas with pricing options

Accept no “udder” substitutes when it comes to moisturizing your skin. What started out as supplying farmers with Udderly Smooth for their cattle's udder (hence the name UDDERLY SMOOTH) until the farmers noticed the same cream softened and soothed their ranch-roughed hands. As the story goes, farmers began keeping two containers of the cream – one on the farm, and one in the house. Then knitters were reaching out, athletes, hospitals. Now in 13 countries. It's still the go to cream since the 1970s. Udderly Smooth Creams and Lotions deeply moisturize; making skin feel udderly soft and smooth every day, every season. Developed by a pharmacist in America’s heartland. $13.99 and up.

 Udderly Smooth

Georgette Klinger brought the best of European Skincare to Madison Avenue in 1941. Now celebrating over 75 years of innovation and natural beauty – Skin, she believed, is a living organ to be nurtured - not a surface to be covered. She offers no miracles, no promises, just clean skin. Her groundbreaking approach to skincare radically transformed the way women and men treat their skin and altered how we view beauty itself. Starting at $22.00.

Georgette Klinger

Spark creativity with the We Craft Box Senior, a monthly prepared craft kit for adults of all ages delivered to their doorstep! Your gift will deliver fun and creative activities to seniors. Each month features a unique theme and story about the crafts. With three or more crafts, easy to follow photo directions and all materials included for a stress free creative experience every month! Price starts at $29.99 FREE shipping in the US.

Sporticulture offers the sports enthusiast on this year’s gift list arrangements in customizable products that showcase your favorite NFL and NCAA teams! Talk about a touchdown! Price varies for each product.

Give the gift of safety this holiday season and make sure your loved ones are safe on the road! Clore Automotive Products offers everything from Jump-N-Carry jump starters to PRO-LOGIX battery chargers, Light n Carry and Charge it. Clore products are a necessity for all drivers in the event of a break down. The giver receives the gift also -- peace of mind knowing his/her family is equipped for an emergency out on the road. Price varies per product.

Clore Automotive Products

After all your mom, wife and/or grandmother has done for you, she deserves a bit of luxury this holiday season, but you don’t have to break the bank! Grand Ave Jewelry creates gorgeous, high quality jewelry that will cost you a fraction of the price you would pay at a retail store. They cut out the middleman, slashed their internal costs and sell directly to the consumer without the insane mark-ups. Because of their low overhead, they can afford to make a higher quality of jewelry and still sell it for a fraction of the price. So, now we can all afford to buy the kind of luxury jewels that your wife, mom, grandma or partner deserves! Each piece varies and is between $80.00 - $105.00

Grand Ave Jewelry
Grand Ave Jewelry
Grand Ave Jewelry

Coffee World Tour Gift Subscription - With more than 50+ countries producing coffee, Atlas Coffee Club was designed to zig-zag across the equator to explore the world's best. From Papua New Guinea to Peru, Burundi to Brazil...each month subscribers get to discover coffee and culture from a new country, turning their morning routine into a daily adventure. Roasted to order, to their preference, and delivered on their schedule, Atlas Coffee Club is a tour guide for the coffee adventurer. Price varies per subscription.

Coffee World Tour Gift Subscription

 

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