Written by Binisha Khatri & Reviewed by Alisa Matsushita-Bomba
Giving Back to Grandparents
Are you currently shopping for a gift for your grandparents? You may be unsure as to what would be the perfect item to give them. There are several options you can choose from, ranging from clothing, home decor, radios, slippers, etc. Regardless of what gift you pick, it should be an item that encapsulates your love and care for them. Your fellow grandparents may be entering the stages of their life where they could benefit from physical or health-related support. This means providing more accessible or easy-to-use items such as adaptive clothing, footwear, and accessories. As well, these products should be made with comfortable materials (soft cotton, silk, etc.) to prevent skin irritation. Luckily, June Adaptive offers a range of high-quality adaptive items that would make the perfect gift for grandparents! Whether it’s for birthdays, Christmas, or any other celebratory event, these products will serve as a reminder of your love and care.
Gift Shopping at June Adaptive
There are many places you can go for gift shopping, but June Adaptive has products that cannot be easily found at other stores. June Adaptive’s products were created to be user-friendly and accessible for those with disabilities and mobility issues. They include various adaptive features such as easy enclosures, grip supports, and more. Here are some possible gift ideas that your grandparents would love.
If you’re looking for the perfect tops for your grandparents, here are some great options:
Show love to your grandma by gifting a Women's Long Sleeve Top with Side Snap Closures. This top is made with a stretchable fabric to ensure comfort and is designed with snap closures, making it very easy to put on. This is particularly useful for grandparents, as they may find difficulty dressing in traditional clothes. It also comes in several different colours including cream, black, and silver.
As for grandpa, consider giving him this Men’s Long Sleeve Shirt with Magnetic Buttons. This shirt comes in two designs, including a traditional plaid print and a more textured style. Unlike traditional buttoned shirts, this one comes with magnetic buttons, allowing elderly folks to put it on very easily. They can embrace their fashion sense without having to deal with the hassle of traditional buttons or hooks.
Adaptive Skirts & Pants
Another great gift would be an easy-to-wear skirt or a pair of adaptive pants.
For your grandma, one excellent option would be this Women's Pull-On Skirt which comes in two colours, including indigo and black. This skirt is made from soft polyester fabric and is designed with hidden loops on the inside of the skirt to assist with pulling it up, allowing for an easy dressing process. The skirt comes with an elastic waistband for a perfect fit and it also has pockets to store any handy essentials.
Express gratitude towards your grandfather by gifting him a pair of these Men's Cotton Pants with Elastic Waist. These pants are accessible and easy to wear because they have built-in pull-up loops and a drawstring for adjustment. This is very convenient as they won’t need to worry about putting on belts, doing buttons, or using hooks. As well, these pants are made with a blend of soft cotton and polyester, allowing for additional comfort. There is also a range of neutral colours to choose from including beige, dark navy, and black.
An outfit is not complete without a pair of shoes to match! Consider gifting a pair of comfortable, yet versatile shoes for your beloved grandparents.
For your grandmother, one lovely gift option would be a pair of Women's Wide Non-Slip Indoor Slippers. These aren’t your typical indoor slippers - they are designed with a large velcro closure which can be easily adjusted for the perfect fit and prevents the hassle of tying shoelaces. This feature is useful for elderly folks since they often experience swelling in their feet as they get older. Additionally, these slippers have removable memory foam insoles for comfortable fitting which is also helpful for those who experience aches or sores on their feet.
Consider purchasing a pair of Men's Extra Wide Walking Shoes for your grandfather. With a single strap closure, there is no need to worry about shoelaces or discomfort. These shoes also offer a True Fit Insole System which includes two removable insoles that can be used to increase or decrease the width of the shoe, allowing for a perfect fit. As well, these wonderful shoes also have an extended heel to provide additional balance, reducing the risk of falls.
Adaptive Cardigans & Vests
June Adaptive also offers a broad range of cardigans and jackets that would be a perfect gift for your grandparents.
Your grandma may be interested in this Fleece Cardigan with Magnetic Buttons. The implementation of magnetic closures makes this very easy to put on, preventing the hassle of using traditional buttons. Also, this cardigan is of high-quality and the fabric is made from a blend of soft cotton and polyester which allows for a comfortable fit.
As for your grandpa, one great option would be this Reversible Front Vest with Magnetic Closures. Since it is reversible, individuals can choose whether they want to wear a solid coloured vest or one with a plaid design. This makes the vest very versatile and the magnetic closures are easy to use, so there is no need to deal with stubborn zippers.
Additional Gift Options
Although adaptive clothing and footwear are great gifts for your grandparents, they are not the only options. Perhaps your fellow grandparents are interested in home decor, wellness, music, television, reading, and more. Here are some additional gift ideas that they would love:
Aside from clothing, another excellent gift would be items to help enhance and decorate their home. Grandparents deserve to feel comfortable in their homes, so consider gifting these Ceramic Flower Vases to place fresh flowers and bring in positive energy. These vases are handcrafted by artisans and come in a set of 3, each with vibrant colors to enhance the overall design of the interior.
Health & Wellness
Additionally, it is also important for grandparents to prioritize their overall mental health and wellness. One gift to help support their wellness needs is a Ceramic Essential Oil Diffuser which promotes feelings of calmness and helps reduce stress. This diffuser gently releases an aromatic mist and also glows in dim lighting. There is also no need to worry about the oils burning when the water levels decrease because this diffuser will automatically shut off when that occurs.
Music & Radio
If your grandparents are avid music lovers, consider gifting this Retro Radio which has a classic vintage design and comes with a rotary dial. This radio allows individuals to listen to music through traditional AM/FM radio stations and also has Bluetooth streaming, so users can pick their songs if they would like. This gift will provide your grandparents with a sense of entertainment and amusement, as they fill their homes with their favourite tunes.
Along with that, another excellent gift would be a jigsaw puzzle to keep them entertained while at home and stimulate their strategic minds. One option would be this 750 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle which has an old mill farm theme. This puzzle is made with 100% recycled materials and it also comes with a bonus poster of the full design to assist puzzlers in trying to complete it.
If your grandparents are always caught with a book in their hands, perhaps consider adding to their collection by gifting them another. There are tons of books and genres to choose from - think about their interests and what they typically enjoy reading. For some inspiration, check out this extensive list of books that are popular among seniors and grandparents.
Electronic Photo Frames
Although a traditional photo frame is a lovely gift option, you can elevate that idea by gifting your grandparents this Digital Photo Frame. This innovative frame uses easy touchscreen technology and allows users to wirelessly upload photos to be displayed, using the Frameo app. Furthermore, this will allow your grandparents to display memorable moments in their home, without dealing with the hassle of manually swapping pictures with traditional frames.
If you’re looking for a gift for your grandparents, June Adaptive is a reliable option as it offers a range of adaptive clothing including tops, pants, footwear, and more. This is particularly important because as grandparents age, they are bound to experience reduced mobility and difficulties in completing their daily tasks. However, there are also several other gift categories to choose from such as home decor, wellness, and music. June Adaptive is actively improving the fashion industry by offering clothing and footwear that are tailored to the needs of elderly folks and those with disabilities. For more information and helpful tips about accessible fashion, click here to view our full community blog. Shop now and receive free shipping when you spend over $180.