Gifts for Seniors - News Articles, Press Release and Tips SectionHow to Find the Perfect Gift for an Older Mother
© 2006 L. Klima from the Older & Bolder Senior Store ® Seniorstore.com®, from Older & Bolder Senior Store ®,offers expert advice for a tough Christmas problem: What do you give an older Mother?
Keuka Park, NY -April 24, 2006 -- Each Christmas, families face a tough question: "Where do I find a thoughtful gift for my older mother, who insists that she doesn’t need anything?" Christmas is the perfect day to celebrate a mother’s many contributions to her family. Older mothers are especially treasured on Christmas, since many of them are also grandmothers or great grandmothers.There are the traditional Christmas gifts like slippers or floral arrangements. However, buying a gift for a senior mother requires a bit more creativity.The experts at Seniorstore.com, an online store offering an extensive selection of gifts for older adults, have these tips for choosing a Christmas gift.
1) What are Mom’s special interests?
Try finding a Christmas present related to their interest or hobby. For example, if Mom loves genealogy, consider a local genealogy class. If Mom likes baking, find a unique-shaped baking pan. Seniorstore.com also carries Games for Seniors
section where you can find large print activity books, large piece jigsaw puzzles and nostalgia games for seniors.2) Does Mom have any physical limitations, e.g., low vision or arthritis?
As seniors age, they often struggle with low vision due to macular degeneration or glaucoma. Find practical gifts for mothers, such as a talking calculator or a large print address book. Seniorstore.com carries low vision gifts for seniors
.3) Would Mom enjoy a gift with a grandma or great grandma theme?
Some mothers love a gift that celebrates that they are a special grandma or great grandma. Try a "You Put the Grand in Grandmother" afghan, or a grandmother picture frame. Seniorstore.com carries a full line of grandmother gifts
for grandma.4) Does Mom like a personal touch?
Give a personalized gift from the heart. At Seniorstore.com, you can give a mother a personalized birthday newspaper
, celebrating events from the month she was born. Or a personalized poem for mom telling her what she means to you.5) Is Mom a practical person, who likes gadgets to help around the house?
Seniorstore.com offers independent living products
to aid seniors, like laps desks, large button remotes, photo phones and more.Of course, the best gift idea for mothers is your time. Remember to make time for Mom this Christmas by calling or visiting.Seniorstore.com
has been helping families and friends choose the best gifts for seniors since 1998.Contact:
Lisa Klima, Owner
http://www.seniorstore.com###Christmas Gifts for Older Adults
© 2005 L. KlimaUnsure about what to get Grandma Betty or Grandpa Tom for a birthday? Need some gift ideas that aren’t typical like slippers or a box of candy?Choosing gifts for seniors is a bit more challenging than choosing a gift for a younger person. Seniors might say they “don’t need anything.” However, many seniors are often delighted with a thoughtful gift that is both practical and unique.The best way to choose great gifts for seniors is to ask:1) What are the seniors’ special interests or hobbies?
Try finding seniors a birthday present related to their interest or hobby. For example, if the senior likes to fish, reserve an afternoon on a fishing charter on a nearby lake, or buy him a new fishing pole. If the senior loves genealogy, consider a local genealogy class.2) Do the seniors have any physical limitations, e.g., low vision or arthritis?
As seniors age, they often begin to struggle with low vision due to macular degeneration or glaucoma. Find practical gifts for seniors, such as a talking calculator, a talking indoor/outdoor thermometer, or a talking bathroom scale. You might browse our low vision gifts
for gifts.3) Are the seniors grandparents? Would they enjoy a gift with a grandma or grandpa theme?
Some grandparents love a gift that acknowledges that they are a special grandma or special grandpa. Try a “You put the Grand in Grandmother” afghan, or a “Grandchildren Spoiled Here” Doormat. For other grandparent gifts, see our gift for grandma
section, or our gifts for grandpa
section.4) Do you have a special nana, great grandmother, or mom that you want to remember with a special present?
We have gifts themed with all those special names.5) Do you have a practical senior who likes gift for around the house?
Our household gifts for seniors
offer products to aid seniors in mobility, and independence, like laps desks, key holders, photo phones and more.6) Do you have a fun loving senior that would love a gift to keep them busy?
Consider our Games for Seniors, and Puzzles for Seniors
section, where you can find large print activity books, large piece jigsaw puzzles and many more games for seniors.
Of course the best gift idea for grandparents, or best gift idea for a senior is your time. Remember to make time for the seniors you love, whether it be through email phone or a personal visit.