Giving Gifts

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20 Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Someone Terminally Ill or Dying

What do you give a terminally ill cancer patient, a family member who is dying, or someone who is coping with end of life issues? I gathered an assortment of gifts and ideas that are comforting, inspiring, and practical. These gifts make life brighter and easier for a terminally ill patient, help you as the gift giver cope with the idea of dying from cancer, and include heartfelt messages of love and support.

15 “Thank You” Gifts for Family Caregivers

Sometimes words aren’t enough. These gifts for caregivers will help you express heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to someone caring for a loved one. My work with with the Alzheimer’s Society inspired me to research a list of thoughtful thank you gifts for caregivers.

20 Cheerful Gifts for People With Alzheimer’s or Dementia

These 20 gifts and ideas for people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or other types of cognitive disorders will bring a splash of color and cheer into their lives! Caregivers will love these gifts, too. These ideas make life happier, easier, and brighter for everyone. The Fun Dogs Wall Calendar is the least practical, most cheerful gift idea on this list! Not every […]

30 Delightful Gifts for Elderly Parents Who Have Everything – Updated!

Older men and women have everything they need; the best gifts help your older parents and grandparents feel close to you. These gifts for elderly mothers and fathers, aging parents and creaky grandparents will make both you and them happy as pie. Or birthday cake, I should say, with two scoops of ice cream!

20 Sympathy Gifts for Someone Who Lost a Grandma

Here, you’ll find a variety of sympathy gifts to offer comfort and support after the loss of a grandmother. I also included sympathy messages and ideas for condolence cards and funeral or “celebration of life” books. The Willow Tree Forget Me Not is a lovely sympathy gift for a coworker or friend. The Willow Tree figurines are beautiful, and speak in quiet […]

40th Birthday Gift Ideas That Will Surprise and Delight Her

Turning forty is a once-in-a-lifetime event! These 40th birthday gift ideas for women will add a dash of fun, creativity and playfulness to this celebration. Even if she isn’t excited about turning forty, she’ll be surprised and delighted by one of these thoughtful and unique gift ideas. The Anuschka Hand Painted Leather Handbag is first on my list of 40th birthday […]