thoughtful gift ideas

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10 Thoughtful Gifts for a New Mom After a C-Section

These gifts for new moms after a c-section will lift her spirits and help her heal. The road to recovery after a c-section can be long and tiring; these gifts will give a new mom energy and help her heal after surgery. They’re based on advice from ob-gyns, family doctors and moms who have experienced cesarean surgeries.

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.

17 Gift Ideas to Help With Healing and Recovery After Surgery

This gift list includes helpful ideas and practical tips to help all patients heal from all types of surgery. I’m recovering from my second orthopedic surgery in less than a year, and have learned the best gifts for patients. No matter what type of surgery your friend or family member underwent, you’ll find something to help with healing here. I […]

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 […]

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 […]