Written by Binisha Khatri & Reviewed by Alisa Matsushita-Bomba
Gifts For Seniors:
Are you currently looking for the perfect gift for your loved one? Whether it’s for Mother's Day, Father’s Day, birthdays, or any other celebratory event, show your appreciation for them with a thoughtful gift. The older folks in your life may be reaching the age where they could use additional support in their daily lives to help them complete tasks more efficiently. This means finding items that have assistive technology to help them open doors, walk independently, and also dress without any hassle.
When it comes to dressing themselves, one thoughtful gift would be adaptive clothing which refers to items that are designed for those with disabilities or reduced mobility. These pieces of clothing have adaptive features that make it easy for seniors to put them on independently. Such features include velcro enclosures, magnets, and easy-to-use zippers.
Why Adaptive Clothing?
There are plenty of great gift options for seniors, but gifting adaptive clothes can greatly improve the quality of life for your loved ones and bring a sense of ease into their daily lives. Although traditional buttons and belts are not an issue for most people, they can be very difficult to deal with for those with disabilities or hindered motor skills. As a result of this struggle, they may need to receive assistance from others and even though there is nothing wrong with seeking additional support, it may cause them to feel as if they lack independence.
Adaptive clothes also provide a sense of comfort and allow seniors to live their lives without feeling restricted. These clothes are made with high-quality materials that prevent skin irritation which is particularly important for older folks as their skin tends to become more sensitive with age. Additionally, these clothes are also more durable and will last longer compared to clothes made with cheaper fabrics. It is also worth noting that many seniors feel like they cannot bring themselves to complete their tasks and attend social events, due to the lack of comfort they feel in their clothing. For example, they may not want to go out for long periods of time if their shoes are too tight or cause foot pain while walking. Providing your loved ones with adaptive clothing or footwear can greatly enhance their quality of life and overall well-being.
Gift Shopping at June Adaptive
Although it can be very difficult to find adaptive clothes in stores, June Adaptive offers a range of high-quality clothes and footwear that have accessible features, making them the perfect gift for your loved ones. Whether you are looking for tops, bottoms, or shoes, there is a gift for everyone.
June Adaptive offers several tops for both men and women that are made with easy-to-wear features.
One excellent gift option for women would be this Wrap Top with Panel Snaps which comes in two different colours - black and silver. This top is made with built-in snap enclosures which is beneficial because individuals will not have to worry about dealing with stubborn buttons or hooks. This flattering top fits comfortably and it can be worn on both casual and formal occasions.
As for men, consider gifting this Short Sleeve Shirt with Magnetic Buttons. This stylish shirt comes in three different colour schemes including blue gingham, green window plaid, and red blue plaid. The magnetic buttons make it much easier for older folks to put them on, allowing them to dress with ease. This fashionable shirt is the perfect addition to any outfit and provides maximum comfort, without having to sacrifice style.
Consider gifting a pair of adaptive pants for your loved ones to simplify their dressing process.
One excellent option for women would be this pair of Fleece Sweatpants with Easy Touch Closures. These pants come in four different colours including black, royal blue, heather gray, and navy. Also, these pants are designed with velcro enclosures, preventing the hassle that comes along with traditional buttons and belts. The elastic waistband allows for a stretchy and comfortable fit and these pants can be easily cleaned when needed.
For men, one great gift option would be this pair of Cotton Pants with Elastic Waist. Individuals can choose from three different colours for these pants including black, beige, and dark navy. These pants are designed with internal pull-on loops and a drawstring for an adjustable fit. This is beneficial for those with hindered fine motor skills as there is no need to fuss with belts or standard buttons. Additionally, they are made with an ultra-soft blend of cotton and polyester, providing additional comfort.
A perfect outfit is not complete without a pair of shoes. June Adaptive also offers a range of different shoes that are suitable for seniors.
For women, consider gifting this pair of Extra Wide Comfort Shoes which comes with a large velcro enclosure, allowing for a comfortable fit and an easy dressing process. These shoes also have slip-resistant soles to prevent the risk of falls and have removable memory foam insoles for additional comfort. Additionally, these shoes are made with Anti-Microbial Fluid Barrier technology to keep feet dry from spills or odors.
As for men, one excellent gift option would be this pair of Extra Wide Comfort Adjustable Shoes with Easy Closures. These shoes are designed with an easy-touch velcro enclosure and have removable spacer insoles to adjust the width of the shoe. Furthermore, these comfortable shoes also have an extended heel for additional balance and stability support. They are also perfect for those who experience swelling or foot pain as the fitting of these shoes can be easily adjusted. As well, these shoes have a two-finger loop on the heel, so that individuals can easily grip the shoe and slip it on. This is beneficial as it allows seniors to quickly walk out the door, without wasting time dealing with non-flexible shoes.
If you are looking for a gift for seniors, June Adaptive is a reliable option as we offer a range of adaptive clothing including tops, pants, footwear, and more. This is particularly important because as individuals age, they are bound to experience reduced mobility and difficulties in completing their daily tasks. Not only does adaptive clothing make their dressing process much easier, but it also allows them to live their lives to the fullest, without worrying about any clothing-related discomfort. June Adaptive is actively transforming 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.