32 Elegant Gifts for Elderly Women

Updated on April 8th, 2020
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It is not always easy to buy gifts for elderly or older women. It is likely that they will have bought a lot of the thinking that they need in life and they may not really want for much. Also, they may have seen most types of gifts already and so trying to find something which is original or unique can also be tricky. This is why we have come up with this list. It has lots of items on it that perhaps you or they may not have seen before. There is a mix of sentimental and funny, practical and ornamental so you can choose the right thing for them.

These are really pretty ankle slipper socks. There are thermal so they help to keep the feet really warm. They have hearts shaped non-slip grips on the bottom so that they are safe to wear. Available in either purple or pink, the Heat Holders look pretty as well as being really warm and snug to wear with their long looped cushion pile. They come in size 4-8 so should fit most adults.

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This is a pack of six embroidered hankies. There are different styles to choose form such as a single red rose on every hanky or small bunches of flowers in different colours. With so many deisgns you will find one that suits. The hankies also vary, some with lace edging and some plainer. The are 11 x 11 inches and they are made of cotton with a high yarn count which makes them lovely and soft.

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This is a pretty chiffon scarf with a choice of colours and prints. This means that you will be able to find one that will suit the elderly woman that you have in mind. The scarf is 160 x 50cm so it is a good size that can be tied and worn in all sorts of different ways. It is something which will not only look good but will help to keep the wearers neck and shoulders warm.

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These gloves are really useful to keep hands lovely and warm and to reduce pain. They are compression gloves which help the joint pain from Rheumatoid arthritis but also help to keep hands warm and cosy. They are fingerless so can be worn when doing tasks such as using a mobile device, computer, writing or doing household chores. They come in a choice of colours: grey, black, brown, purple and pink.

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This is a very useful tool for anyone that struggles with their grip. It is called a keywing and it can be put onto keys to give a much bigger and more grippy surface to help with turning them. They come in azure blue, bright green, dove grey and fuchsia pink, so nice bright colours to make them easy to see. Keys can be more easily identified as well form the colours and they dimpled surface allows the keys to be easily held and turned.

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This is a cosy heating pad for warming shoulders and back. Can help to relive pain or just to keep warm. It comes in three colours lake green, dark blue and crimson. It is designed to easily drape around shoulders and neck with straps to keep it in place. There are 5 heating levels and timing settings for safety with a long power cable to allow you to move while wearing it. It is washable once the heat controller has been removed.

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These are handy kitchen gadget which will help with all sorts of kitchen jobs. It is a jar and bottle opener and has different sized areas so that it can cope with bottles and jars of different sizes. Also included is a can opener which can open can with a ring pull, cans without it, open beer bottles and water bottles all with the one handy tool. Great for those people that struggle with gripping things or with their hand strength.

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L This is a very handy folding walking stick which is also really pretty. It has pink and purple flowers on it and a wooden look handle and brown rubber grip on the bottom. It comes in a bag just the right size to fit it in so that it can be kept neatly stored and is easy to carry around. Easy to operate and strong as well as lightweight it could make a great gift.

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This is a lovely Scottish gift hamper. It all comes in a lovely green jute bag which is 20cm x 22cm x 12cmand can be sent with a personal message. It contains a Nevis Bakery cherry cake, Paterson’s luxury shortbread and biscuit assortment, The Cocoa Bean Company milk chocolate covered caramels, MacKays Scottish three berry preserve, Brodies Scottish breakfast tea and Edinburgh Tea & Coffee Company after dinner ground coffee.

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These make a very handy gift! Letouch rechargeable hand warmers are a really useful item to have. There are three temperature settings either 40, 48 or 55 degrees and a range of colours either gold, silver, blue or black to choose from. It is easy to turn on and off and can be recharged easily and even have a power saving auto switch off. Great to soothe arthritic pain as well as keeping hands warm.

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These are warm and fluffy slippers. They are suede on the top and have a fluffy fur like inside with memory foam for comfort. They come in a big selection of colours such as blue, dark grey, light brown, deep brown, pink, blue, khaki and red. There are also a couple of different styles to pick from as well. They come in sizes 3.5 – 8 so there should be a pair that is suitable for everyone.

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This is a lovely genuine leather purse. It comes in a selection of colour choices: red, pink, black, blue, brown and green. It has a zipped wallet, 2 transparent window slots, card slots, note areas and a section for coins sealed with a popper. Made by Starhide and made in the UK, the purse is good quality and has plenty of space for everything you might need to be put in it and measures 15cm x 10cm x 3cm.

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This is a vintage style wool hat. It is lovely and warm due to the wool content and comes in a choices of colours: blue, black, brown, grey, red, light purple, ivory and hot pink. It has a floral pattern and will fit a head of circumference 55-59cm. The depth is about 12cm. There is also an alternative style with two buttons on which comes in black, camel, dark grey, grey, wine, red, blue, light purple, ivory and yellow.

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This Letsfit tracker is a great way to make sure that you are doing enough exercise. It is waterproof and has a pedometer, sleep monitor, calorie counter and is also a watch. It has a slim bracelet which looks smart. It is available in black, blue, green, pink and purple. It has an easy to use USB charger and no charging cable is needed. An app can be used with it to download the data.

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This is a useful notebook for keeping website passwords. IT can be so hard to remember all of those passwords and this Website Password Organiser will be useful. It is a notebook which has an A-Z organised area where you can put the internet address, username, login and email so that you can easily find all of the passwords that you need. It is 6 x 9 has 105 pages and space for 312 entries.

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This is lovely gift hamper set. It contains Mrs Bridges Special Blend breakfast tea and afternoon tea in 50g amounts (20 tea bags) as well as two boxes of biscuits by Cartwright and Butler – stem ginger and chocolate oat crumbles which are 200g each. They come in a lovely box and you can include a gift message for the recipient and there is even a gift wrap option. The tea comes in lovely caddies which are reusable.

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This is a fun and practical stand for tablet or mobile device. It is a small bean bag with a handle on the top that can be moulded to a useful shape to prop up a mobile device. Great for when using it to watch a program. The bags come in all sorts of designs some with patterns such as animals, stars, tartan, flowers, vehicles as well as plain colours so there will be something for every taste.

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This is a fun sign to put into a car. It says it ‘elderly driver’ in red capital letters and underneath in black says ‘please be patient thank you!’. The sign has a sucker on it so that it can easily attach to a car window. It is a diamond shape and white with a picture of a vintage car on it. It measures 7.5 x 7.5 inches and is a fun gift for an elderly woman driver with a sense of humour.

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This ladies floral nightwear will keep you nice and warm with its cotton rich fabric. It is available in sizes 10 -36 and comes in a choice of colours: blue, purple or pink. There is a choice of deigns with a long sleeved and short sleeved nightdress as well as pyjamas to choose from all in a cotton mix (65% polyester and 35% cotton) soft fabric with a floral design.

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This delightful bird house would brighten up any garden. It is wood and has a shabby chic white paint effect on it. It measures 19.5 x 17.5 x 9cm. It has a heart shaped opening so birds can go in and out and use it to nest in. It comes complete with a hanging string in the roof so it is easy to hang form a tree or bird table. It even comes with free shipping.

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As you get older it gets more important to exercise to keep muscles strong and bones in good shape. This is where this DVD could help. ‘Yoga for Absolute Beginners’ is a great book as it will introduce gentle exercise that is very effective and can help with muscle tone and relaxation. With it being a DVD the exercises are demonstrated so they can be followed safely and leave you feeling revitalised and fitter.

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This is a great addition to your bath so that you can really relax. It is a bath pillow which is easy to put into all shapes of bath. It has suction cups so that it can be easily put in place and then removed for cleaning. It has a special design to suit all sorts of people as well and it is white to match in with all bathrooms. It comes in a gift box so all ready to give away.

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This set of Bestope nail clippers look really smart and also do a great job. They have a very wide jaw which is great for thick nails and they are strong and sharp too. It is a set with a fingernail clipper, toenail clipper and nail file. They are made from heavy duty stainless steel and are therefore long lasting and do not rust. They come in a tin which is boxed.

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This Track Maze marble game is designed to help improve dexterity and engage the mind. It has been designed for people with dementia so that they get stimulation. It is light and therefore easy to hold and has a bright coloured ball so that it is easy to see even with a visual impairment. The idea is to guide the marble back and forth through the maze as quickly as possible.

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This is a hands free light which can be worn around the neck so useful when reading in bed. It has three different brightness settings and can also be used for knitting, sewing, art or other crafts. It comes in a choice of blue or black and is rechargeable with a flexible necks so you can easily direct the light. There are different brightness options and there are two lights which are controlled independently.

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These plastic pants are a funny gift to give. They come in a card backed packet and are labelled emergency plastic pants. They are waterproof and can be worn over clothing to protect it from spills and stains. They have an elastic waist, are unisex and made of plastic. Will hopefully produce a lot of laughs when received even if they do not get worn. Made by Boxer Old Age Accessories.

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This is a very useful rechargeable torch. No more fiddling about with batteries, and it provides 4 hours of bright LED light. It can be used as a gentle nightlight which will turn on automatically at night and off in the morning again. It can be left plugged in and attached t the base unit as a night light or the torch can be removed when charged and used as a bright conventional torch.

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This is a lovely 10 piece garden tool set. The tools are lightweight so easy to carry and come in a storage case. Within the case there are secateurs, spray, trowel, rake, shears and shovels all with a lovely flower design print on the handles. The handles are ergonomic and non-slip and made from recycled plastic. As it comes in a box it makes a great gift idea for anyone that loves their garden.

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This is a soft hand muff made of faux fur. It comes in khaki, black, pink or white and is 35cm x 20cm. Can be used to keep hands warm outdoors, perhaps if sitting in a wheelchair or at an event such as a wedding or party where hands are exposed to the weather. Hands get warm and snug inside and can be used for one hand or two at once.

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This watch is ideal for an older person because it is designed to be really easy to read the time with it. The dial is white with well defined black hands and numbers so it is clear for anyone to see. It has a brass case and a stainless steel bracelet which is adjustable and has an indiglo night light as well. It has a quartz movement and is water resistant as well.

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This face cream has a powerful age defying effect. It is made by Viola skin and reduces the signs of aging as well as moisturising and replenishing skin. It reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and boosts collagen production with its anti-aging peptides and aids tissue repair. It is formulated to suit all skin types and soothes and hydrates the skin to make it smoother, brighter and clearer.

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This is a cushioned fleece toilet seat cover which will help to keep you warm when on the loo. It is easy to fit over any loo seat and comes in blue, white, grey, red or pink so it can be matched to the bathroom. It is easy to remove and fully machine washable. Great for unheated bathrooms and made from a soft fleece which is 90% acrylic and 10% polyester.

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