This 93-year old great-grandmother says anyone under 80 might like these useful holiday gift ideas for the older people in their lives

This 93-year old great-grandmother says anyone under 80 might like these useful holiday gift ideas for the older people in their lives

Every holiday season I hear from loved ones that they have no idea what to get me. That happens once you have orbited the sun more than 90 times, like I have.

While I love staying warm on snowy winter nights, how many pairs of socks and slippers does one person need? My neighbors and I have more puzzles than we can possibly do in the time we have left. And because another well-intentioned bag of candy or box of chocolates might push me into diabetes (I’m not getting as many visitors since COVID-19 and feel obligated not to waste the delicious treats), I decided younger people — those under 80 — might need some ideas of useful and welcomed gifts for the older people in their lives.

Here are my suggestions, grouped by categories:

Chauffeuring to favorite places

Your older relative or friend most likely stopped driving after dark a while ago…

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