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Celebrate the special senior in your life with a gift, whether it’s a birthday gift for grandma, a congratulations gift for new grandparents, a retirement present, or a surprise given out of the blue. While the idea of gift giving is nice, it’s another thing to actually think of and buy a gift, especially for someone who seemingly has everything they want or need. That’s where our list of the best gifts for seniors comes in. If you’re struggling to think of the perfect present or just need inspiration, we’ve come up with 50 practical gift ideas that the senior in your life will love.
There are options for men and women that range from gifts for book lovers to gifts for the home chef. Whatever their hobbies or interests may be, there’s a gift on our list to fit. There may even be a few that you’ll want to add to your own wishlist, such as the trendy Mielle Organics hair and scalp serum or the temperature controlled Ember smart mug.
While we specify that these gifts are great for those who are 65 and up, that’s not a hard and fast rule. Most of them are fitting for adults of any age. So instead of searching for hours for the perfect gift (only to be left unsatisfied), let us do the heavy lifting with these highly-rated and well-reviewed products for seniors.
Elizabeth Berry (she/her) is the Updates Editor at the Good Housekeeping Institute where she optimizes lifestyle content across verticals. Prior to this role, she was an Editorial Assistant for Woman’s Day where she covered everything from gift guides to recipes. She also has experience fact checking commerce articles and holds a B.A. in English and Italian Studies from Connecticut College.
Kate Franke (she/her) is the editorial assistant at Woman’s Day. She loves all things lifestyle, home, and market related. Kate has a BAJMC in Magazine Media and BA in Writing from Drake University. She is a proud ASME alum whose work has appeared in Food Network Magazine, The Pioneer Woman Magazine, Better Homes & Gardens, Modern Farmhouse Style, Beautiful Kitchens & Baths, and more. Next to writing, Kate’s two favorite things are chai lattes and pumpkin bread!
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