What are some practical gift ideas for senior citizens?

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What are some practical gift ideas for senior citizens?

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If the senior citizen you are considering is like most, s/he is having a bit of trouble making ends meet. Buy something needed, but with class. Examples could include a certificate for payment on a bill, like electricity or oil, that is vital to their survival. A good, warm sweater that actually looks half-decent is almost always going to be welcome — unless the senior in question lives in a very warm climate. If you don’t like that, and haven’t a lot of cash yourself, give them a days’ free lawn mowing or yard work, or a day’s free housecleaning. As a senior myself, I can tell you that the old knees aren’t what they used to be, and both jobs are pretty tiring. Another useful thing would be to give them a day’s driving to places they have to go to, but have trouble getting to, like the doctor’s, the pharmacist, their granddaughter’s wedding. Or, if they don’t need any of that, how about making a scrapbook of the important events in their lives — it is amazing what you will learn if y

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