10 Creative Holiday Gifts for the Senior Who Has Everything

Curated Monthly Subscriptions

If your friend or family member is quite the bookworm, beauty guru or sock aficionado, a subscription service might be the best way to show that you care. By signing them up for one of these subscription services, your loved ones will receive a monthly, curated box or item selection they can choose from — so you don’t have to worry about finding the perfect item to gift. 

There are several subscription services for books, including Book of the Month Club or Lillypost. Regarding beauty subscription boxes, you can use popular services such as the Kinder Beauty Box and Allure Beauty Box. For those who love socks, you can check out Southern Scholar Socks or Conscious Step.

Cost: Varies based on subscription.

Tickets to Local Sports Events

The best presents are the ones where you can make new memories. So this holiday season, give the gift of a memorable experience with tickets to a local sports team event. To find sports tickets, you can find options nationwide by putting in an address and selecting a genre, date range, and distance options from the address. 

Cost: Varies. Dependent upon ZIP code and upon event. 

Custom Pet Portraits

Treat a pet owner to a custom portrait of their beloved pet for them to treasure forever. Choose between various art styles, including modern or lined styles or realistic images with a fun costume. Whatever you decide, you’re guaranteed to get a delightful reaction of surprise.

Cost: Varies. Discounted prices can start as low as $59.95.

YesChef Gift Subscription

Help your loved one explore a beginner’s interest or continue honing their talent in cooking with a gift subscription to YesChef. A platform dedicated to teaching subscribers how to cook, YesChef gives subscribers lessons from internationally renowned chefs. From Jamaican and Indian cuisine to Tuscan Steak and Southern-Korean cuisine, giving the gift of pursuing cooking is priceless and tasty.  

Cost: Prices start at around $12 per month.

Movie Passes

Need a gift for a movie fan? Surprise them with a membership to the AMC Stubs A-List, which can be used nationwide at more than 600+ AMC theaters. With benefits including three free movies a week, free online reservations, and more, they’re sure to get plenty of use out of watching the latest and greatest films.

Cost: Gift subscriptions are available in 3-, 6- and 12-month subscriptions, starting at $69.99.

Artifact Gift Card

With Artifact, you can transform any treasured memory into a podcast episode, recorded and edited by professionals in the industry. Turn the story of how your grandparents immigrated to a new life, how your parents met, or the time you and your sibling went on a vacation adventure into a studio-quality, 20-minute podcast episode for them to enjoy. Choose to make one or up to six episodes.

Cost: Gift cards are available for a series of one to six episodes, starting at $149 for one episode. 

SpaFinder Gift Card

Everyone can benefit from a spa day! And with a gift card to SpaFinder, your family and friends can indulge in thousands of health and wellness services across the country. From massages to facials, this is one gift that might be hard not to use for yourself. The best part? These gift cards never expire.

Cost: Choose a custom amount ranging from $25 - $500 per card. 

Cameo Videos

Thanks to Cameo, you can now set your loved one up with a personalized video message from their favorite musician, reality TV star, internet personality or even politician. Watch as they’re wished “Happy Holidays!” from famous figures, such as Grease actress Didi Conn, TV star Chris Hansen, or professional saxophonist Kenny G

Cost: Varies. Prices start as low as $5.

One-Month Subscription to Headspace 

In lieu of a physical gift, consider providing your loved one with a subscription to Headspace, an app where you can be kind to your mind. A subscription to Headspace gives you access to guided meditations, ways to help you sleep better, tools to help focus and more to work on your mental well-being. Rated at 4.9 stars with 70 million downloads, anyone can appreciate the gift of mental clarity.

Cost: $12.99 per month or $69.99 annually.

Looking for a present idea specifically for a senior? Try this gift guide made for seniors who already seem to have everything they need!

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