Some women like pretty ornaments for the home, while others prefer their gifts to be of a more practical nature. This collection of gifts for older women will equip her with tools, gadgets, and other useful items that she’ll use all the time. Whether she loses her glasses, likes to sit as she plants, or is planning a road trip like Thelma and Louise, this list has the gifts that she never knew she needed.
Whether she’s got more time on her hands or just fancies a change, give her the chance to learn a new skill or hobby with a Masterclass. Taught entirely online by world class leaders in their fields, Masterclass offers lessons in writing, cooking, arts, sports, and even science and technology.
The power of a good night’s sleep shouldn’t be underestimated, and yet many of us just can’t get comfy in bed. The Pluto Pillow is built specifically to suit the individual using a range of body stats and questions about sleep habits, to ensure the comfiest night ever.
If gardening is on the agenda now that she’s retired, make sure she can do it in comfort with the Gardener’s Tool Seat. Built from steel and nylon, it features a removable bag to accommodate all her tools, and a fold-out chair so she can take a rest while enjoying her handiwork.
The Aura Digital Frame makes a thoughtful gift for older women who might not see their family as often as they’d like. Send photos instantly from your phone and they will be displayed on the screen in crystal clear detail for an ever-changing album that can hold up to 10,000 snaps.
Wonderfully nostalgic, My Life Story So Far will allow her to record her life in writing by providing prompts throughout to spark memories and experiences. A beautiful keepsake for generations to come, it will also provide her with a poignant trip down memory lane as she thinks back through her life.
The golden years are a time for kicking back and relaxing, and few chairs could be as relaxing as the Real Relax 2020 Massage Chair. With color changing lights, Bluetooth audio play, and six auto modes, this chair will provide a zero gravity all-over heated massage from head to toe.
Handmade from sustainable sheesham wood, this eyeglasses holder will not only keep her glasses where she left them, but also makes an interesting and attractive ornament, too. Created by a non-profit organization to help underprivileged artisans in India, it’s a highly useful gift for absent-minded ladies.
Insomnia can be soul destroying, especially if it goes on for a prolonged period of time. This weighted blanket is filled with undetectable glass beads to provide the perfect amount of pressure to mimic the feeling of being hugged, which makes drifting off to sleep much easier.
Having the wrong mattress can be a pain, quite literally. Ease back pain and help them to a great night’s sleep with a Tempur-Pedic mattress. Designed to relieve pressure and offer unrivalled support, these mattresses adapt to the body’s shape, weight, and temperature while relieving motion transfer.
If travelling is top of her bucket list, have her start with the United States. This National Geographic book features 5000 ideas of things to do and places to see in 100 national, state, and city parks across America. It even explains the best times to go for the ultimate experience.
Ideal in just about any room in the house, this hand-carved Himalayan Salt Lamp makes a thoughtful and beautiful gift. Said to cleanse the room by changing the electrical charge of the circulating air, Himalayan Salt lamps cast a beautifully soothing glow which is stunning even without the health benefits.
Give her peace of mind and a sense of security with the Ring Spotlight Camera. Compatible with Alexa, the camera connects to a phone or other device and will allow her to see, hear, and speak to visitors at the door, and also incorporates night vision for round the clock security.
If spending time in the garden is high on her agenda, she will appreciate this Gardener’s Harvest Basket. Made from pinewood with a wire mesh, this basket allows fruits, vegetables, and salads to be washed with a hose and drained outside before bringing them into the house.
Indulge her skin with a trio of beautifully fragranced hand creams. Made with organic shea butter, these creams come in a pretty floral travel tin, and are scented with gardenia, orange blossom, and rose acacia, and will leave dry hands soft and nourished and smelling gorgeous.
Now that she has time to enjoy the finer things in life, let her sample some of the most delicious wines the world has to offer. First Leaf Club selects wines based on her preferences, and will ship them directly to her door every one, two, or three months.
If space is at a premium, the last thing that’s needed are lots of gardening tools cluttering up the place. This set of nesting tools includes a trowel, weeder, and cultivator that snap together to save space, meaning they’re small enough to fit in most drawers, or hang on a shed wall.
Drain and display kitchen utensils at the same time with this stunning hand thrown caddy. Made from stoneware in a beautiful green speckled glaze, this caddy comes with its own incorporated saucer that allows water to drain discretely away.
The Echo Studio is the easiest way to listen to music, podcasts and more no matter where they are in the house. Compatible with Alexa, this 5-speaker pod can stream songs, read the news, check the weather, and even work like an intercom to speak to people in other rooms.
If knitting is her go-to method of relaxation, this bag will let her keep creating no matter where she is. Designed to hang over her arm, the recycled plastic and cotton bag will hold 2-3 balls of yarn, needles and more, while allowing the yarn to feed easily as she knits.
It can be hard to sleep when travelling, not least because ambient light tells us it’s still daytime. Help her snooze anywhere with this Gravity Weighted Sleep Mask. Designed to apply gentle pressure where it’s needed, the mask’s unique shape blocks out all surrounding light for the perfect sleeping conditions.
There are some things in life that shouldn’t be compromised, and coffee is one of them. Treat her to delicious barista-style coffee with this super smart espresso machine. With adjustable grind size and a steam wand for micro foam milk, this impressive machine will start every day off the right way.
Perfect for playing music on the go, the Bose SoundLink Micro offers clear sound and impressive bass, whether it’s for relaxing by the pool, a day at the beach, or for listening around the campfire. Waterproof and rechargeable, it also allows wireless hands-free phone calls with a range of 30 feet.
If she loves sewing but isn’t the type to like old-fashioned sewing bags, this pretty little caddy is for her. Made from stoneware clay, this spool-shaped holder features a fabric covered pin cushion, a removable lid to access loose bobbins, and even a hole in the rim to keep scissors handy.
If she fancies a road trip, make sure she chooses the best routes with the Most Scenic Drives in America. Featuring 120 of the most beautiful road trips across the states, this book acts as a planner and travel guide in one to ensure she gets the most out of her travels.
Put an end to being rudely awakened with the Philips SmartSleep HF3500/60. Using natural light instead of raucous sound effects, this gentle alarm clock mimics the sunrise to allow for a gradual awakening, while the light therapy lamp can be used for ambient night time reading.
Most people have heard of Marie Kondo, but not everyone knows what she actually does. This book will enable anyone to declutter their home the Kondo way. With the promise that it will only need to be done once, this book will take spring cleaning to a whole other level.