10 Great Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Seniors
Give to those deserving of the most love, comfort and joy this Valentine’s Day and surprise your grandparents, great-grandparents and any senior that means a lot to you with one (or more) or these gifts!
Check out our list of favorite DIY and ready to buy Valentine’s Day Gift ideas!
Homemade “Ache Relief” Pillow
This Valentine’s Day gift ideais the ultimate treat for a special senior in your life that may be suffering from chronic pain or migraines. These do-it-yourself pillows are ideal for soothing aches and pains, as well as the occasional headache. The best part about them is that you can add essential oils like lavender and sage to store inside the pillow, which have been proven to relax and calm the muscles in the body. Make them a warming pad like this to help them relax as they fall asleep.
Find out how to make it here!
DIY Chalkboard To-Do List
This easy-to-make gift idea will not only be extremely helpful for jotting down grocery items or do-do lists, but will add a charming touch to your loved one’s kitchen. What is great is that the clip can store important coupons they may need in the future, and could even help seniors keep track of upcoming events or appointments.
Check out how to make this unique Valentine’s gift here!
Recipe Ring for Grandma
If you know any senior (aka grandma) that is known for their impeccable cooking stills, this Valentine’s Day gift idea is sure to be a hit that they will treasure for years to come!
Get some of your loved one’s recipes together when they’re not looking and type them up to fit on small index cards on colorful paper. Try laminating each card to keep the recipes protected from wear and tear and kitchen messes in the upcoming year, and attach them to a keychain ring to keep them organized however they may like!
Custom Photo Book
Facebook is great for storing and sharing photos with family and friends. But bring your photos to life and order a custom photo album using photos from your family’s last vacation, your loved one’s senior event or birthday party. Check out this scrapbook-styled photo book that our marketing director, Tim created to celebrate his grandfather’s beautiful life!
Visit Walmart.com to create an affordable customized photo book today, and create other photo-inspired Valentine’s Day gift ideas!
Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Camera
Fast, fun and not to mention adorable, Fujifilm instant cameras make any family gathering big or small worth documenting. The camera is a very popular Valentine’s Day gift idea for teens at the moment, but your loved one will especially appreciate having a camera that will instantly print out mini Polaroid-style photos to keep around the house and share with friends! Find one in their favorite color here!
Vintage Record Player
Since record players are back in style, give the gift of music to your loved one this year. Although many seniors still hold onto their favorite records, it’s become super popular among younger generations, too! Help them bring their favorite hits back to life with this “throwback” Valentine’s Day gift idea that you can find at Urban Outfitters!
Heated Massage Chair
This massage chair pad is not only portable and easy to use, but even has a heat setting that will take your daily, at-home massage to another level. Perfect for seniors that struggle with back pain, this chair can even be laid flat onto a bed, and gives them the options to massage their full back, or problem areas like the lower or upper back by the neck and shoulders.
Find one like this from Homedics on sale at Macy’s!
Skincare Spa Day
This Valentine’s Day gift idea is perfect for the special woman in your life that enjoys to pamper herself. Protect your loved one’s skin from the harsh winter ahead of us with a nourishing skincare gift set. This winter-edition set by First Aid Beauty includes their famous facial repair cream moisturizer, which contains colloidal oatmeal (one of the best remedies for eczema), hydrating mist, facial cleanser, facial radiance pads that gently exfoliate the skin, and sleeping cream that firms the skin. We’re sure that any seniorin your life could appreciate a gift like this- just make sure that any set you buy is suitable for their sensitive skin.
Find it on their website!
Digital Photo Frame
If you know someone that loves photography (and showing off photos of their grandchildren) this gift will surely become their new favorite thing. This is a wonderful Valentine’s Day gift idea for the tech-savvy senior in your life, but offer to help set up the frame and prepare a USB drive with the photos you’d like to store on the device for them to enjoy as soon as possible.
Find an affordable digital frame like this one on Amazon!
Monthly Flower Delivery
Perfect for the senior in your life that deserves to be showered with love for long after the holidays are over, this is one the most romantic Valentine’s Day gift ideas we’ve heard of in a while. Enroll them in them the Flowers of the Month Club, a service offered by ProFlowers.com to bring some extra sunshine to every month of their new year!
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