Caregiving is a stressful and time-consuming job. Unlike working a 9-5 job, caregiving is a 24/7 job. From looking after the mentally-challenged to caring for old people, there are different types of caregivers. But all of them are worthy of love and respect for the responsibility they take on That’s why I bring these gifts for caregivers for you to thank them with.
Say thank you with these 30 incredible gifts for caregivers! Whether it’s something they need like an Automatic Pill Dispenser or something they want like Cozy and Functional Slippers, this list has it all! Make their day with a gift that truly lets them know they are appreciated.
I have been lucky to interact with a lot of caregivers in my life. I’ve always found these gifts to be highly appreciated:
- A collage picture frame
- Scented Candles Gifts Sets
- Stress Balls
- Portable & Cordless Massager
- Wine Decanter Aerator Set
Didn’t find anything you liked? Here’s the full list down below!
1. Roomba – $$$
Caregiving is in no way or forms a glamorous job. This is only made worse by the constant vacuuming that is needed to keep the place in good condition.
This gift will only help make their lives easier. The Roomba is a robot vacuum that can be scheduled to clean up daily messes. Its 3-stage cleaning promises a spectacular job and it even cleans around edges and under furniture. From carpets to hard floors, the Roomba does the job perfectly and inexpensive gifts for caregivers.
2. Angel Sculpture – $
Caregivers are nothing short of beautiful angels. Their jobs are tiring and usually thankless too.
Show them how grateful you are with this beautiful sculpture. This sculpture is a hand-painted angel in a flowing white dress. In her hands, she is holding a sculpted heart – the international sign of love. Her wings are made of wire and she comes with a card that says “ You are loved”.
3. Stress Less Cards – $
As a caregiver, it is easy to get stressed and feel overwhelmed. Their jobs are so unique that they don’t get to vent to other people, especially since there is patient confidentiality.
These stress fewer cards are here to save the day. Each of these 50 cards has a meditation and mindfulness exercise that makes one feel much more relaxed and less stressed and is a good gifts for family caregivers.
4. Health Record Keeper – $
How can a caregiver be responsible for other people’s health when they can’t take care of their own?
This health record keeper helps keep track of the writer’s health. This includes physical, mental, and emotional health. This keeper can then be used to help one stay on top of their own health management. Or, this can be given to doctors so they can analyze it themselves.
5. Starbucks Gift Card – $
Is there anything more comforting than a luxurious drink? From hot chocolates topped with whipped cream to silky smooth lattes, Starbucks is a wizard when it comes to making feel-good drinks.
Show the caregiver you care about them and their happiness with this incredible Starbucks gift card worth $25! You even have the option of choosing between some really gorgeous designs and could come in handy as gifts for nursing home caregivers.
6. AARP Meditations for Caregivers – $
From anxiety to burnout to conflicts, being a caregiver brings a lot of issues into one’s life. Not all of these are easily resolvable; in fact, many of them aren’t resolvable at all.
One of the best avenues in situations like this is meditation. Meditation is known for stress relief and self-actualization. This book is split into several chapters, each dealing with a particular issue caregivers face. From stress relief to understanding limits, this book is a great gift for caregivers.
7. Automatic Pill Dispenser – $$
Caregiving is an important job, but it’s also an expensive one. Usually, the caregiver has to give up their day job and also take on the added expense of healthcare.
This gift may not solve their problem, but it will help to a certain extent. This pill dispenser is the ideal solution for patients who need to take their meds at particular times. The dispenser knows what time pills are needed and dispenses them at that particular time. This takes away the added stress of having to follow a strict schedule as caregiver appreciation gifts.
8. Family Picture Frame – $
Is the caregiver in question a family member? Show them how much they are appreciated with this beautiful picture frame.
This frame can hold up to 9 4×6 pictures. Fill this frame up with their favorite pictures or pictures of their loved ones. Whenever they look at it at times of stress, it will make them feel so much better and happier.
9. Comforting Combo Gift
Being a caregiver is physically exhausting. You rarely have time to sit down. And when you do, it’s usually to spend time with or comfort the sick person, which is mentally and emotionally exhausted.
Help out your local drained caregiver with this thoughtful combo gift. The pack has a throw blanket, socks, neck pillow, eye mask, and a pillow. Each item is made with soft and plush materials to serve its purpose – offer unbeatable warmth and comfort. It’s like getting a warm hug from a loved one and it makes a caregiver care package.
10. Tea Gift Box – $
What is more comforting than a hot cup of tea after a long day of work?
This amazing gift box is every tea lover’s dream gift. It’s filled with different types of teas, from black tea to green tea to flavored tea! There’s even the option to get a gift box full of just one flavor.
11. Wine Aerator and Pourer – $
Caregivers don’t get to drink wine very often. They have too much to do and wine interferes with their quick thinking capabilities.
But, every now and again, they take a well-deserved night off with a big glass of wine. Don’t they deserve to have the best wine they could possibly have? This wine gadget promises that. It aerates wine as it is being poured, improving the flavor and quality of the drink. It can be attached to virtually any bottle and is an amazing gift for caregivers.
12. Personalized Tumblers – $
Wine may be temporary. But caffeine is permanent.
So wouldn’t it be awesome to get them their own personalized tumbler? This portable coffee mug is made of stainless steel, ensuring that their drink stays hot for as long as they need it to be. You can even have their name or a phrase inscribed on the front. These tumblers come in several fun colors!
13. Throw Blanket – $
An unfortunate by-product of caregiving is the sleepless nights. Sometimes, you end up resting on an uncomfortable chair while the patient you are looking after sleeps.
There is a way to make that whole thing slightly more bearable. This throw blanket is made of soft and warm material. Wrapping it around oneself makes them feel like they have been enveloped in a giant hug. The motivational phrases on the blanked will hopefully cheer them up to.
14. Flip Calendar – $
A huge part of faith is the ability to continue to believe even when things are looking grim.
This flip calendar offers daily doses of positivity and faith-inspired promises. Aptly named as “God’s Promises for Caregivers”, this calendar seeks to inspire and strengthen one’s faith. It does it through paragraphs from scripture as well as other motivational phrases.
15. Stress Balls – $
When tea and soft blankets aren’t enough, stress balls enter the picture.
The concept is so simple, yet so effective! All one has to do is squeeze the ball whenever they are stressed out. The squishy feeling helps ground the person and relieves some of their stress. It’s even tear resistant! So if someone ends up tearing it, they may need more than just a couple of stress balls…
16. Angel Figurine – $
This is a great way to say thank you to a caregiver – it’s literally written right there!
The figurine is of a young cute angel holding a bouquet of pretty flowers. On her flowing white dress, the words “I am thankful for you” are written. The whole figurine in itself is quite adorable. But add the phrase, and it’s a tear jerker!
17. Memory Foam Slippers – $
For people that walk around, good shoes is a necessity.
These memory foam shoes will do the trick. These comfortable slippers mould to the shape of the owners feet; thus, ensuring better and more comfortable walks. The fabric allows feet to breathe, so no more sweat and stinky slippers!
18. Charm for charm bracelet – $
Does the caregiver you’re buying for have a charm bracelet? This is the ideal gift for them.
This silver charm has the words “family caregiver” written right in the middle of it. It’s made from high quality sterling silver and is bound to make the receiver quite emotional. Gifts for caregivers don’t get much better than this!
20. Mindful Print Magazine – $
Caregiving can be an ungrateful job at times. Patients are not always in their best moods and can lash out.
At times like those, it is important for caregivers to be mindful and remember that they are in a better state than those they are looking after. This magazine offers tips and tricks and exercises on how to remain mindful at all times.
21. Caregiver Coffee Mug – $
What will be better than sipping your coffee in the morning with a compliment! This Coffee mug would be one of the best gifts for caregivers. Show them your love for their dedication and humbleness 🙂 Make them happy with this lovely gesture!
22. Caregiver t-shirt – $
This is the coolest and most uplifting gift there is.
Caregivers aren’t weak helpless persons forced to help other people. They are strong superheroes who have given up their own comfort and time to help others in need. From physical strength to emotional counselling, these caregivers give it all! This mug or t-shirt is a daily reminder of just how incredible they are!
23. Motivational Angel Sculptures
Of all the figurines, these are the most realistic looking.
These figurines are similar to those one would see in a church, either as a statue or as a glass painting. That in itself offers a lot of comfort to church-going caregivers who rely on their faith. Even if that is not the case, the motivational phrases on the sculptures are sure to ignite some happy feelings.
24. Comfy Pajama Pants – $
Don’t we all love to come home and just grab a pair of our favorite pajamas?
These drawstring pajama pants are a great addition to any wardrobe! They are comfortable and flowy. Great to lounge around and relax in. They come in dozens of color and pattern varieties, so you can buy one for yourself too if you want!
25. Dried Fruit Gift Basket – $
It’s the worst thing for a caregiver themself to get sick.
Help them boost their immune system with this beautiful dried fruit basket! From pears to apples, this basket is full of fiber and antioxidants which are compulsory for a strong and healthy immune system. Show them you care by looking after them.
26. Care Package – $
Best way to say thank you to a caregiver? Show that you care for them.
A great way to do that is through this beautiful care package. It’s beautifully packaged and is stocked with incredible vegan food options. From snacks to sweets, this care package has 20 individually wrapped food items. All for the enjoyment and pleasure of the receiver, one of the best gifts for caregivers.
27. Sunflower Bouquet – $
Okay, this may seem a little old-fashioned. I mean, flowers? Who does those anymore?
The truth is that people love receiving flowers. They are indicative of love and affection and their bright colors always add a pop of colour to the room. Best of all, these are artificial. So it won’t be another thing the caregiver will have to look after or it could be gifts for caregivers after death.
28. The Caregiver’s Toolbox – $
Being a caregiver has the tendency to be overwhelming at times.
There is so much to learn and do and the one smallest mistake can be disastrous. Relieve them of that stress with this amazing gift for caregivers. It covers all the basics needed to be a good caregiver. It covers topics like medication, setting schedules, and dealing with emergencies. Caregivers will feel much more prepared after reading this book.
29. Full Body Massager – $$
I’m sure I’ve mentioned this a couple of times – being a caregiver has a huge toll on one’s body!
From the fatigue to the aches to the pain, it is physically excruciating to be a caregiver. This gift is something from their dreams. This handheld device can be used to massage each and every portion of one’s body. No more cramps and knots anymore. This massager will take care of it and makes a hell of gifts for caregivers.
30. 1-gallon water bottle – $
It is IMPOSSIBLE for a caregiver to look after someone else if they aren’t taking care of themselves. It’s just not possible.
This water bottle is literally a life saver. It holds up to 1 gallon of water and has several markings all across its side. Each milestone marks the time as well as gives motivation to continue drinking water throughout the day. This is a great way to track water intake and stay healthy.
And that’s that! 30 wonderful gifts for caregivers to let them know you love and appreciate them. My favourite item from this list has to be the Portable & Cordless Massager. I know I’m not a caregiver, but could someone please get me this? My aching muscles are begging you. Here are some suggestions for you to gift them something this holiday season:
See anything here you like? Or, better yet, LOVE? I really hope so. And I really really hope you’ll let me know through my contact me page how you like these gifts for caregivers. And I really really hope you’ll share this list with your friends!