Home Instead offers Christmas Gift Tips for Grandparents!

As Christmas approaches, many people struggle to find the perfect gift for grandparents and elderly loved ones. To help make gift-giving for grandparents easier, Home Instead Senior Care, Ireland’s trusted source of home care for seniors, has studied over 12,000 senior requests for presents and compiled a list of the most popular items:
· Gift certificates to restaurants, grocery stores or gas cards for people who drive
· Personal items such as hand and body lotions and creams, shower gels and
· Scented candles
· Blankets, robes and slippers
· Books and magazine subscriptions
· Crossword and puzzle books, pencils
· Hats, mittens and gloves
· Towels and washcloths
· Boxed chocolates, chocolate-covered cherries and hard sweets
· Stamps and stationery
· Gift certificate for companionship services

Wishing Ireland’s seniors a happy Christmas, Michael and Danette Connolly of Home Instead Senior Care in Waterford said: “At Home Instead Senior Care we encourage younger people in the community to remember their elderly loved ones during this festive season. Giving a small gift like a box of chocolates or comfortable slippers is a simple gesture can really make senior feel loved and remembered. Of course the best gift you can give a senior is your love and time so remember to spend some time with elderly loved ones during the holiday season”.