Fun Gift Ideas for Seniors

It can be a challenge to find a meaningful gift for the elderly; especially when so many insist on not receiving gifts.  How do you find that unique gift that will give your loved one an unexpected surprise?  The ideal gift will bring a smile to their faces and enrich their lives and make it more fun!

Mix and match to make a fun gift basket!

Socialization & Community Connection

  • ViewClix- Simple interaction by video conference, upload pics easily
  • Set up an account for socialization/friendship- ex/, AARP’s Senior Planet
  • Gym membership

Stimulate the Mind- maintain and improve memory & cognition

  • Online memberships/apps- 2nd Language, Master Class, Audiobooks
  • Adult coloring books
  • Wireless speaker and a playlist of songs of their time


  • Monthly subscription to gift box- Foods, beauty products, etc.
  • A neck pillow that can be warmed in the microwave
  • Home Foot spa

Technology- some items that they will love

  • Weather monitor with an outdoor sensor and large indoor display
  • Ring Doorbell
  • Robotic Pet- for those with dementia, calms anxiety


  • Audiobooks
  • Podcasts- Set this up for them, most are free