Whether it’s your 90-years old grandmother who held your tiny fingers while you took your first steps, or the friendly next-door neighbor who has secretly been smuggling her homemade cookies to you since you were five- gift shopping for your favorite senior can be a rewarding and even nostalgic experience. It can bring back memories of old times that you have spent with her or make you realize the fleeting nature of life and the odds that she has survived to be a part of your life.
In order to celebrate the oldies in our life, we have put together a list of 21 epic gift ideas that we believe are perfect for any and every occasion. However, before we jump into it, let’s shed some light on some of the key factors that you need to consider before buying the perfect present for a 90-year-old woman.
How to Do Gift-Shopping for a 90-year-old Woman?
- The Thought Counts: When it comes to the elderly, money does not matter. They care more about the thought and effort you put into the present, instead of the number of bucks you spent on it. A great gift could be something memorable, or humorous or sentimental or all of them!
- Something Useful: Another great approach to gift-shopping for the elderly is to get something that is actually useful- an item that adds value to their lives. It can be a mobility assistance product or something useful for the kitchen- we will look into the many options, shortly.
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1. Robot Vacuum
There is no doubt that cleaning is a boring and tiring task. And when you are a 90-year woman, it can become particularly exhausting. This Wi-Fi-enabled, personalized robot vacuum is guaranteed to make her life a whole lot easier! Not only that, it is smarter than you think! It can learn her cleaning habits to offer customized cleaning schedules and she can hook it up to Alexa to control it with nothing but her voice.
2. Aromatherapy Diffuser
Give her the opportunity to indulge in a truly splendid spa experience with this remote-controlled aromatherapy diffuser. This is a one-of-a-kind aromatherapy solution as it acts as an essential oil diffuser, a personal humidifier and a scent diffuser- for better skin, better health and much better air quality.
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3. Neck and Back Massager
The older you get, the more you experience pain and fatigue in your muscles. This neck and back massager is a great cure to the problem and an equally incredible gifting option. It is a deep tissue massager that will wrap nicely around her neck and has eight massage modes and three pressure levels for a customized massaging experience that suits her needs. One of the best things about this massager is that it is portable so she can carry her massage therapy wherever she goes!
4. Heated Blanket
Nothing feels better than snuggling up in a cozy blanket on a cold winter night. Give her the gift of warmth with this luxurious, microplush heated blanket. It has dedicated pockets for the feet so she doesn’t have to fidget and fumble to tuck her feet inside. The regular flow of heat will ease the pain in her muscles and joints and help her relax, in an effortless manner.
5. Diabetics Slippers
This one is for all those diabetic grannies! Diabetic people often experience pain and soreness in their feet. These slippers are lined with a soft fur-like wool on the top and high memory density cushions inside the soles making her feel like she is walking on a cloud. Together with an adjustable strap and non-slip rubber soles, this one is a pure treat for tired swollen feet.
6. Medical Alert System
This one is a particularly great option if your special senior lives alone. For a seamless emergency monitoring experience, this 4G-enabled medical alert system has tons of outstanding features. It is small and light-weight, fully waterproof, has the longest battery life and is connected to one of the fastest, most reliable emergency networks.
7. Toilet Safety Frame and Rail
When it comes to old people with mobility problems, bathroom assistance products are the best! This toilet frame and rail set is easy to install and portable so she can put them in place whenever she needs them and pull them out whenever she has company over.
8. Personalized Photo Album
Take her on a trip down memory lane with this artistically curated, personalized photo album. You can fill up the 120 pages of this luxe, leather album with some of her fondest memories, the most epic moments and everything that is worth remembering and holding on to for the past 90 years of her life.
9. Personal Memoir Book
This personal memoir book is an excellent way of telling her that you value her experiences and would love to learn more about them. Let her pour her wisdom, her knowledge and the essence of the 90 wonderful years she has lived into this book that will stay in the family like a priceless heirloom, for many generations to come.
10. Fleece Cape
Looking for something that is both fashionable and functional? This super soft, lightweight and warm fleece cape is the perfect addition to her wardrobe. Although it is best suited for winters, she can also drape it on during fall or whenever there is a little nip in the air. The fleece cape comes in 4 stunning colors for you to pick from.
11. Women’s Sandals
The older you get, the more you seek comfort. Whether it is in your lifestyle, your clothes or even your shoes! These Women’s Breeze Sea shoes are the perfect portal, for the special 90-year-old in your life, to unlock cushion-soft comfort and support for her feet.
12. Touch Screen Gloves
When it comes to winters, most of the elderly have faced the battle between using their phones and keeping their hands toasty. These touch screen gloves not only solve the problem but make for a great Christmas present for your favorite 90-year-old woman. These aren’t your average touch-sensitive gloves- they are made of high-grade lambskin that gives a comfortable and luxurious finish.
13. Nine Circle Necklace
Celebrate her big 90 with a timeless piece of jewelry that is both simple yet elegant. This 925 Sterling Silver necklace is made of nine interlocking circles, each commemorating a glorious decade of her life. Handcrafted with love and packaged in an elegant black box along with a sentimental message, this gift is more than a necklace; it’s a celebration of the nine fabulous years she has lived so far, and for many more to come!
14. 90th Birthday Gift Earrings
Want to go an extra mile for her 90th milestone? Pair the nine circle necklace with these stunning hoop earrings. The earrings are wrapped in a lush velvet pouch and placed in a box with a heartfelt message atop, to remind her how special she is.
15. Opal Ring
If you like her, then you should put a ring on her! This 925 Sterling Silver Genuine Opal ring is an absolute stunner. The ring exudes a timeless aura of finesse and grace- a perfect present for a perfect senior!
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16. 90th Birthday Spa Box
Bring the comfort and pleasure of the spa to her home on her 90th birthday with this Birthday Spa Box. The box is filled with some truly divine products including a lavender soy wax candle, peppermint lip balm, one rose petal and one orange bath bomb and a lavender natural castile soap. To take it up a notch, the box also comes with a personalized greeting card and miniature wooden heart engraved with an inspirational message.
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17. Not a Day over Fabulous Mug
Does your 90-year grandma have a good sense of humor and an even better taste in coffee? If yes, then this ceramic, marbled Mug Set is the perfect gifting option. The gold ‘Not a Day Over Fabulous’ print on the mug will remind her that she is only getting more fabulous by the day!
18. Happy 90th Birthday Candle
Whether she is nineteen years old or ninety years old, there is no denying-women love candles! This 90th Birthday Candle will not only liven up her living space with an invigorating scent, but the beautiful heartfelt message on the high-quality glass jar is also a nostalgic reminder of all the wonderful years she has lived for.
19. Tray Table
For 90-year-old women with physical limitations or difficulties, this adjustable tray table is both a valuable and thoughtful present. She can perform different day-to-day tasks without leaving the comfort of her bed. Due to its adjustable nature, it can be easily detached from the bed and rolled to a corner? Convenient, right?
20. Mini Fridge
Want to save her repeated trips to the kitchen? This mini fridge will allow her to fill up on her favorite beverages from the comfort of her bed. She can also use it to store her medicines and other essentials that need to be frequently consumed.
21. 90th Birthday Decorations
Are you running on a tight budget but also want to make her 90th birthday special? This themed, black and gold, 90th birthday decorations set will do the trick! It consists of a high-quality table cloth, enough tableware for 24 guests, 1 gold number balloon, 15 confetti balloons and a spiral pendant banner. That’s a great deal for only $42.99!
In conclusion, whether it’s your 90-year old grandmother, mother or your favorite aunt, make sure that your gift reminds them of how valuable their presence is in your life. If you are struggling to decide, just hop onto this article for some great ideas for your next gift-shopping spree.