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Holiday Gift Guide for the Senior in Your Life

Posted by Beth Cayce on December 8 2018 | 3 minute read

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The holidays always have a way of sneaking up on us, and if you are a last-minute shopper like some of us here at CaraVita Home Care, you may be frantically online shopping to get the job done before your family gathering.

If you have an elderly loved one in your life that you are struggling to find a practical gift for, we have put together a quick list of presents (photos click to Amazon!) that will not only warm their heart but help them live more independently in their home throughout the new year.

Adaptive Support Equipment

It may be a bit tougher to get on and off furniture in the house, but with a little bit of help, you can make sure your loved one does this in the safest way possible. Here are some of our favorites!

Adaptive Support Equipment

Adaptive Support Equipment


Non-Slip Socks

With the colder weather rushing in, we don’t want our elders slipping and sliding around the house. Give these a try: 

Non-Slip Socks


Assistance with Reach

For those moments when things are a bit too far away, we don’t want our loved ones risking a fall. Check out this helpful item:


Weighted Blankets

Proven to improve sleep quality, these blankets also help to ease restlessness and anxiety. We like the Weighting Comforts blankets you can find here:

Weighted Blanket

Positioning Pillows

Getting a good night’s sleep gets more difficult as we age. We suggest taking a look at these positioning pillows to help improve sleep quality for the senior in your life.

Positioning Pillow

Bed Wedge Pillow

Elevating Leg Rest Pillow


Sensory Aides for Those Living with Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Holidays can be a stressful time, particularly for those living with dementia. Sensory aides like this have proven to decrease anxiety and stress.

Sensory Aides

Whatever the gift, enjoy the holiday season with loved ones, family, and friends. Happy Holidays from CaraVita Home Care!



Topics: In-Home Care, Holidays, CaraVita Home Care