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5 Elderly Gift Ideas This Season

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We at Right at Home, your leading local home care provider, would like to share some special gift ideas for your elderly loves ones. Whether you are buying for a partner, parent, or grandparent, these gift ideas are sure to spark joy this season.  

Puzzle 

Jigsaw puzzles are an excellent way to avoid Australia’s summer heat. Sit comfortably inside with a 1000-piece puzzle these holidays and connect with the people you love. What’s more, puzzles provide elderly loved ones with cognitive stimulation – ever important as we age to maintain good cognitive health.  

Smartwatch  

A smartwatch, no matter the brand or price, is a great tool to introduce to your elderly family members. Smartwatches can track your heart rate, steps taken, and calories burned. You can set daily goals and track your progress over time using the mobile app. Another key feature of a smartwatch is its ability to provide you with notifications from your smartphone. You can receive alerts for incoming calls, messages, emails, and even social media notifications directly on your wrist. This allows you to stay connected to the digital world without having to carry a phone. 

Digital Photo Frame 

A digital picture or photo frame displays digital photos without the need for a computer or printer. Digital photo frames are generally designed to sit like a picture on your wall whereby you can be reminded of special moments with your loved ones all day every day. You can preload the digital picture frame with photos or videos, add captions, or leave them as is. This is an excellent and dynamic way to help your family feel connected throughout the year. 

Foreign Language Subscription  

There are literally hundreds of language learning apps and subscription models. Purchasing a subscription for your older relatives is one of the best ways to keep their minds active and learning something new. Foreign language study enhances listening skills and memory – both important for good cognitive health and confidence.  

Stretchy Dog Leash 

For those of you with pets, who is your go-to pet sitter? If you live close enough, it’s likely your parents or grandparents. And for our elderly parents or grandparents who still have their own animals, how is their physical strength and mobility?

No matter the scenario, walking a pet (large or small) requires a good lead and an able body. Shock-absorbing “bungee” leashes can transform how owners/sitters walk their animals. Instead of straining your arms and backs these types of leashes make walking easier and less physically taxing. 

Happy Holidays

Right at Home is an approved provider of home care packages and also provides provides private pay care and NDIS support. We do this through domestic assistance, social support, personal care, transportation, flexible respite care, nursing care, home and garden services, allied health services, and lifestyle and wellness care. Our tailored services help you and your loved ones to maintain independence, remain connected and lead a healthy, fulfilling lifestyle. If you or your loved ones need help this holiday season or in the new year, we're available 24/7 so contact us today


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Founded in 1995, Right at Home offers in-home companionship and personal care, and assistance to seniors (elderly and aged care), and any adult who needs our care at home including adults living with a disability who want to continue to live independently or age in their home. Right at Home is your local expert for issues related to caring for your loved ones and is dedicated to keeping you informed about home care. With no package management fees, Right at Home allows you to get more care from your package or budget. 

Right at Home is a 'My Aged Care' government approved, home care provider for levels 1 – 4 and offers flexible in-home care services such as nursing care, after hospital care, post-operative care, respite care, dementia and Alzheimer's care. Right at Home also offers assistance with daily living and personal care such as grooming, hygiene, transport, shopping, meal prep, domestic services and social support, so your loved one can enjoy a more independent, vibrant life. Our nurses and caregivers are screened, highly trained, and insured prior to entering your home so you can trust us with the caregiving while you focus on your loved one. 

To find out more, please give us a call on 1300 363 802 or visit our website. 

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