Here are a few of our suggestions for you…
Something to keep them a little more active
In general, thanks to their world being a simpler place than ours, our grandparent’s childhood was one of more activity. However, now that they’ve grown older and are less energetic, they are mostly likely restricted themselves of activity; if they are not restricted by health already. If you want them to age healthily, persuade them to try to live a more active lifestyle. Remember that they are now pretty much like children; so the more you force them, the more they will try to resist. Be subtle about it. By them fancy walking shoes, or get them stylish exercise clothing…anything that will get them out and about really.
Something to Feed their simple pleasures
Birthdays are their special days, and special days give you permission for a little indulgence. If it’s not going to affect their health in a bad way, give them the pleasure of indulging them in something they already enjoy doing. For example, if they enjoy drinking tea, then you could get them a box of tea; all in different varieties. Special grown, flavored, loose leaf tea…anything that you could think of can be included. Even something like a tea steeper that they could get a kick out of would make a lovely addition to their box. Don’t forget that there are tea subscription boxes as well; perfect for that tea surprise delivered every month to your door step!
A hobby to help them keep their memory sharp
Failing memories are a part of old age; but knowing this fact doesn’t make it easier to except or bring any happiness. Keeping your body hydrated from a young age can certainly help to keep your memory; and so do certain games and apps. Along with your gift of herbal tea Australia, you could also include a few such simple games that will help them keep their minds sharp and occupied. But if your grandparents are still on the “young” side, even if only in heart, then even a mobile phone, notebook laptop or iPad with games and apps like we mentioned below already installed would also make a great gift.
Something to help them indulge in their current hobbies or interests