21 Holiday Gifts for Seniors 2023
From audiobooks to sunrise alarm clocks, our experts have rounded up the top 21 holiday gift ideas for seniors this season!
Seniors hold a special place in our hearts, so they deserve a special gift this holiday season. We’ve rounded up 21 of our favorite gift ideas for seniors to give you some gifting inspiration for the holidays. Whether your senior loves to cook, garden, or just relax, our experts have the perfect heartfelt gift to make them feel merry and bright.
A cozy throw blanket is an ideal gift to keep your senior nice and toasty during the holiday season. We love these The Big One Oversized Throws from Kohl’s. They come in a wide variety of prints and colors. They retail at $19.99, but usually find them during Black Friday for $8-$10.
This 5-Pack of Debra Weitzner Fuzzy Socks have non-slip grips to keep their tootsies warm but also keep them protected from slipping. Get them for $17.99 at Amazon.
Adult Activity Books
Shop this selection of adult activity books on Amazon to keep them entertained during the slog of the winter months. We like this Large Print Variety Puzzle Book for $7.95. It has over 90 large-print puzzles like crosswords, sudoku, and more.
For a thoughtful gift, take their favorite family photos and have them transformed into a custom canvas print. Shop through our exclusive link at Easy Canvas Prints to get some serious discounts on canvas prints of various sizes.
Sunrise Alarm Clock
This Jall 7-Color Sunrise Alarm Clock with Nature Sounds would make a great unique gift for any senior. It can be programmed with seven different colors that gradually brighten to your chosen brightness level. It can also be used as a night-light. Get it for $34.95 at Amazon.
A weighted blanket is a great way to reduce anxiety and promote restful sleep. We like this Ultra Plush Faux-Mink Weighted Blanket for $27.99 at Kohl’s.
Handheld Milk Frother
One of these Bonsen Kitchen Milk Frothers would be a great senior gift for less than $10. It allows you to froth milk for lattes or tea in seconds. Get it for $8.99 at Amazon.
Harry & David Gift Basket
You can’t go wrong with this Harry and David Gift Box. This one has a combination of sweet and savory snacks that are sure to please any palate. Get it for $59.99 with free shipping at Macy’s.
This Sofa Armrest Organizer will help them keep all their essentials organized and tidy while they watch their favorite shows. It has room for a remote, tablet or book, and phone. It fits most sofas and armchairs. Get it for $13.98 at Amazon.
A Soft Comfy Robe
A high-quality robe will make anyone feel comfortable and taken care of for the holidays. We love this Cotton Terry Robe which you can get for $33.50 at Macy’s. It comes in four colors to fit any style.
Comfy Walking Shoes
A great pair of comfy nonslip sneakers is a must for any senior. These Skechers Go Walk Max-Athletic Air Mesh Slip-On Shoes are perfect for walking or hanging out around the house. Get them for $39.98 at Amazon.
If you’re willing to spend a little bit more on your senior, an Instant Pot is a great idea. They can cook soups, stews, rice, and more with the push of a button. Get this 6-Quart Instant Pot in this eye-catching red color for $79.82 at Walmart.
Hot Water Bottle with Hand Pocket Cover
This cozy Hot Water Bottle has a nifty hand pocket to keep them warm and toasty this winter. This hot water bottle has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from the 3,600 reviews, so they’re sure to love this one. Get it for $16.99 at Amazon.
Aerogarden Indoor Garden
If your senior has a bit of a green thumb, then this Aerogarden Sprout Indoor Garden would be the perfect gift! This garden uses UV light to grow herbs, plants, tomatoes, and more. It even includes a setting to remind you to water and feed your plants. Get it at Aerogarden for $59.99.
For the avid reader, a subscription to Audible would make a great gift. They can keep up on all their favorite Amazon audiobooks for just $5.95 a month for the first four months. If they enjoy it, they can renew their subscription for $14.95 a month after that for a Plus membership. With the Plus membership, they’ll get access to the Audible catalog as well as one credit to spend on premium titles per month.
EveryPlate Meal Kit
For the senior who loves to cook but needs a little inspiration in the kitchen, consider gifting them an EveryPlate Meal Kit subscription. They’ll get everything they need to prepare chef-inspired meals sent straight to their door. You can choose meals for 2-6 people and select 2-6 meals per week. Meals typically cost $4.99 per serving, but you can typically score introductory offers to drop the price to as low as $1.99. Build your own box now at EveryPlate.
Aromatherapy is a great way to create a chill environment for your senior. We love this Homeweeks 300ml Essential Oil Diffuser because it comes with a remote and costs just $15.99 at Amazon. Pair it with this Pure Aroma Essential Oils Kit for $9.98 and you have a thoughtful gift for just $25.
A therapeutic massager makes a great functional gift that will help them work out any pesky knots. We like this Wahl Deep Tissue Massager because it’s long enough to get hard-to-reach areas on the back. It comes with five different attachments. Get it at Amazon for $32.88.
Gift Card to Their Favorite Restaurant
Treat them to a nice night out by getting them a gift card to their favorite restaurant. We love to shop at Sam’s Club for the biggest gift card savings. For example, you can get them this $75 Darden Restaurant Gift Card for $71.98. They’ll be able to use it at any Darden Restaurant of their choosing.
Digital Photo Frame
This Frameo 10.1 Inch Digital Photo Frame would be the perfect gift for any senior, especially for one who may live some distance from you. You can send new photos to the frame through the app to share your memories in seconds. Get it at Amazon for $49.99.
Warmies Microwavable Slippers
These Warmies Microwavable Soothing Scented Faux-Fur Slippers provide the ultimate gift for relaxation lovers. They are scented with real French lavender, are weighted, and can be microwaved for 90 seconds to provide up to an hour of warmth. There are seven colors to choose from. Get them at Macy’s for $29.99.