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25 Christmas Gift Ideas for 2021 for the Elderly

Purchasing a Christmas gift for an elderly loved one may take some effort this year!  Finding something relevant, personal, meaningful, and budget friendly after another challenging year could really be quite difficult.  We have put some suggestions together that we hope you find practical, useful and some unique.


*   A voucher to use for a future concert, theatre, or sporting event

*   A booking at a special High Tea venue in the City or Countryside

*   A relaxing hand/foot massage, hair treatment or shave/beard trim

*   Pack a picnic lunch and take a drive into Regional Victoria

*   Participate in an online cooking class or wine tasting class

*   Pay for a Membership at a Bowling or Golf Club


Practical Gifts:

*   Ergonomic gadgets and utensils designed to make preparing food easier

*   E-Reader with built in light

*   Pill organiser with alarm

*   Key Finder

*   Universal remote control with large buttons


Foodie Gifts:

*   Gift Cards or Food Delivery Vouchers for a favourite restaurant

*   A hamper of favourite goodies such as chocolates, teas & biscuits

*   A vegetable or herb garden starter kit


Fun Gifts:

*   A new device such as an iPad

*   Subscription Boxes, there are many ideas out there for subscriptions – google for inspiration

*   A personalised item, e.g. having a mug embossed with cherished photos

*   Create a Memory Journal

*   Digital photo frame

*   Gardening seat and a set of tools

*   Board or Card Games

*   Jigsaw Puzzles

*   Wireless noise cancelling headphones or EarPods

*   Craft Kits

*   Gifts such as a mug or a calendar with your photo on.


By putting some thought into it, you can provide a gift that is something to cherish and enjoy. However, perhaps the greatest gift of 2021 is finding ways in the new year to include your loved one in family activities, spending time together with family and friends, there is nothing more precious than the gift of time together.

If you would like more information about our short-term or long-term accommodation in one of our homes, you can phone us on (03) 9559 0400 or contact us here.


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