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Tips to Select Gifts for Senior Citizens

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Posted by Jose Barreto on December 9, 2008 at 4:16 am

Buying gifts for senior citizens can be a little difficult at times because what you give something that you think they would enjoy, and you find out that their tastes are not anywhere near yours. Majority of the seniors in US are depends on month to month on a fixed income, and have medical expenses that eat away at their money, buying the necessary things can be a hardship for them. So whenever you are going to give the gift to them think actually what they want and try to do some help to them. If they have the pet, then try to bring some pet food for their pet. It seems that they really enjoy the spirit in which these gifts are given. It is meant to be fun, and not that you don’t think they can afford it.

Blankets and throws, as well as cozy pajamas are favorites of the seniors, definitely they will enjoy saying back in their recliners covered with their favorite blankets, watching TV or listening to their radio at night before they retire for bed. Electronics like computers, laptops are not good for them because they are not proficient with them if they are familiar with this type of electronic goods then no problem to give this electronics. Most of the seniors love getting family photos in frames for gifts. Many times a photo will jog their memory and help them to remember certain events. So try to give the photo frames. Lastly I think everybody loves to get gifts, even when those gifts are not traditional gifts, but necessities. They love to open them, and it makes them feel special that you thought of them.

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