Christmas Gifts for Older Mom

Choosing the perfect gift for an older mom doesn’t have to be difficult. Use the list of ideas above to get inspired and make seniors feel special.

Christmas is the perfect time to show your older mom that you appreciate all that she has done for you.

Buying her the perfect Christmas Gift can be a bit stressful and so we’ve rounded up some of our favorites to inspire you.

Whether your mom is a gardening enthusiast or a jewelry lover, these holiday gifts will suit a variety of tastes.

To see how to choose a Christmas gift for older mom and we spoke to 3 gift experts:

Kristin Fisher, founder of Bocu, Robby Schnall, co-owner of Woods Grove and Marissa Cedarleaf, general manager of holidays and gifts at Minted.

Schnall recommends giving your older mom something she wouldn’t buy herself and one of the Christmas gift ideas she should make is products that help her relax.

Bath and shower items like soaps, bath bombs and sprays are always impressive because they force the recipient to pause and use the gift to relax, he says.

Here are the best Christmas gifts to give your older mom this holiday season.

If you’re looking for a really special gift for your older mom, consider giving her a personalized gift.

You can also give her a gift that highlights her favorite hobbies, from gardening gifts to everything for the older mom. One thing is for sure:

You can’t go wrong with anything on this list.

In this article, We are going to tell you about the best gift for an older mom on Christmas. 

To help you even more, we’ve highlighted items that will arrive before Christmas in most regions. 

Gifts for Older Mom

Are you stumped when it comes to Christmas gift ideas for the senior citizens in your life? Whether you’re searching for a fun present for an older mom.

You’ll get some inspiration from this list. Check out these christmas gift ideas for older mom:

Click & Grow Smart Garden

Price $80

click & grow smart garden christmas gifts for older mom
click & grow smart garden christmas gifts for older mom

Fresh herbs are a luxury, but this smart garden proves that you don’t necessarily need a garden to grow them yourself.

Click and Grow Smart Garden gives you the ability to grow herbs indoors without lifting a finger.

All you need to do is add one of the brand’s vegetable pods and water to the tank once powered on, the unit will monitor its water and light output as well as its nutrient levels.

After a few weeks, you’ll have basil, coriander, parsley, dill, mint, or one of the more than 85 different types of bark the brand sells, ready to eat.

The set comes with three basil pods so you can start using it right away.

“To plant a garden is to believe in today.” ~ Audrey

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer

Price $40

revlon one-step hair dryer and volumizer christmas gifts for older mom
revlon one-step hair dryer and volumizer christmas gifts for older mom

Busy older moms will appreciate this time-saving two-in-one beauty tool. The Revlon One-Step combines a hair dryer and comb into one, giving her more control over how her hair is styled.

The rounded oval brush allows it to add volume quickly and easily for almost effortless drying at home.

The hair dryer is ceramic, which means it distributes heat evenly to dry hair quickly without losing too much moisture or natural shine.

The hot air brush also comes with a 6 foot cord so it has plenty of room to move around.

“Practically anyone can find their match”. ~ Unknown 

Aura Mason Digital Photo Frames

Price $249

aura mason digital photo frames christmas gifts for older mom
aura mason digital photo frames christmas gifts for older mom

A picture frame as a Christmas gift is good and all, but a digital photo frame is much more impressive. Instead of having to print a photo, your older mom.

Can upload the photo directly to the frame. This digital photo frame can display both portrait and landscape photos, and it can even play archived videos.

It automatically crops photos to fit the frame and has auto-blur technology that adjusts brightness based on lighting conditions.

There’s also a touch bar that can be used to change photos or videos, so you can see a different photo or video every day if you want.

Graf & Lantz Merino Wool Key Chain

Price $19

graf & lantz merino wool key chain christmas gifts for older mom
graf & lantz merino wool key chain christmas gifts for older mom

Moms who love to travel light will appreciate this handy card holder.

Instead of having to carry around a bulky wallet, she can simply put her ID cards and even cash in this graf and lantz box.

It’s made of soft merino wool felt with a plant-tanned leather trim and comes in a variety of colors.

“Keep your older mom close and your key cards closer”. ~ Hozon

Zadro Luxury Super Large Towel Warmer

Price $180

zadro luxury super large towel warmer christmas gifts for older mom
zadro luxury super large towel warmer christmas gifts for older mom

A towel warmer is the kind of product you didn’t know you needed, but once you try it, mom won’t be able to live without it.

She’ll love wrapping herself up in a warm towel as soon as she gets out of the shower or bath. This model can hold two oversized (30 x 60 inch) bath towels.

But the fun doesn’t stop there:

It can also heat blankets and clothing such as socks, bathrobe and pajamas for even more comfort.

The towel warmer has a timer that can be set 15 to 60 minutes before you plan to remove the towel to use.

“The zadro towel warmer is an electric and bucket-style towel warmer and promises to make my life a little luxurious without a complicated installation process”. ~ Roman

Paravel Mini Stripe See-All toiletries Bag

Price $16

paravel mini stripe see-all toiletries bag christmas gifts for older mom
paravel mini stripe see-all toiletries bag christmas gifts for older mom

Elevate your older mom’s travel kit with this stylish toiletries case from Paravel.

The Mini Cabana Case features a vintage-inspired design with vegan leather and canvas details, both made from recycled materials.

The transparent panel increases the bag’s functionality, making it easy to see exactly what toiletries and makeup are inside.

The case comes in four colors and can be personalized with her monogram in a number of different styles (leaf, hand drawn, hand painted with emoji or hand painted to the artist’s design). 

Lunya’s Washable Silk t-shirt Set

Price $26

lunya's washable silk t-shirt set christmas gifts for older mom
lunya’s washable silk t-shirt set christmas gifts for older mom

Older Mom herself might not flaunt her luxurious silk pajamas, but we bet she’d love to receive them as a Christmas gift. 

This oversized t-shirt and shorts set by Lunya is made from Mulberry silk, considered the highest quality silk on the market, yet machine washable.

We also love that these pajamas come in extended sizes including 1X and 2X. And for an extra $20, you can embroider them with her initials.

“Take your sleep style up a notch with these dreamy silk pajamas that are perfect for older mom preference and budget”.~ Wilam

Mongolian Quince Cashmere Scarf

Price $80

mongolian quince cashmere scarf christmas gifts for older mom
mongolian quince cashmere scarf christmas gifts for older mom

Affordable, luxurious and sumptuously soft, Quince’s Mongolian Cashmere Scarf looks like a luxurious cashmere garment without the exorbitant price tag.

Naturally breathable and thinner than other scarves, this scarf won’t look or feel bulky when wrapped around your neck.

This adorable scarf comes in a lovely selection of neutrals and earthy colors including olive, oatmeal and heather grey.

“There are certain levels of sadness that introduce you to parts of yourself you never knew existed and it’s always a much purer new version of you that couldn’t be any you than you”. ~ Ibraheem

Garden Chairs and Kits Needed for Picnic Time

Price $97

garden chairs and kits needed for picnic time christmas gifts for older mom
garden chairs and kits needed for picnic time christmas gifts for older mom

Gardening can be great for your mental health, but it can also put a lot of stress on your body.

Help ease my older mom’s gardening fatigue by buying her this stylish new toolkit that includes a built-in chair.

The stool is designed to be low to the ground and can be folded, making it easy to transport from one garden to another.

In addition, the tool bag has separate compartments for each tool, which is attached to the stool so mom has everything she needs at hand.

“Nothing is better than a kits picnic”.~ Zooey

Sign Up for a Monthly Scentbird Scent

Price $51

sign up for a monthly scentbird scent christmas gifts for older mom
sign up for a monthly scentbird scent christmas gifts for older mom

Choosing a perfume can be difficult for anyone, especially when buying it for an older mom.

A great alternative to buying a bottle of perfume she might not like is to buy her a perfume subscription.

Scentbird three, six, and 12 month subscriptions allow recipients to try one 8-ml bottle of the designer’s scent per month, which is enough for about 120 sprays.

She’ll be able to try expensive perfumes for less and find out which ones she really likes (the brand created selections to suit her taste from a quiz) .

The Golden Glass Ball Box on the West Elm Rooftop?

Price $36

the golden glass ball box on the west elm rooftop christmas gifts for older mom
the golden glass ball box on the west elm rooftop christmas gifts for older mom

Your mom’s finest jewelry deserves to be on display. This gorgeous jewelry box from West Elm does just that, while providing convenient storage for earrings, bracelets, necklaces.

The glass and gold lining adds a level of elegance wherever this jewelry box is placed, while the linen lining inside provides a protective cushion for her jewelry.

Choose from 2 shapes and multiple sizes to fit collections of all sizes. 

“Suppose you had eight identical balls”. ~ Unknown 

Oak and Luna Inez Original Bracelets

Price $90

oak and luna inez original bracelets christmas gifts for older mom
oak and luna inez original bracelets christmas gifts for older mom

One of the most thoughtful Christmas gifts you can give your mom is something personalized.

With this Oak and Luna bracelet/anklet, you can choose from one to four letters to personalize the item. You can put an older mom, your mother’s initials, or the first letter of your sibling’s name.

You can also choose the chain length and material (such as pure silver, solid 14k gold, and various gold plated and painted options).

There is also the possibility of adding diamonds to the bracelet. Remember that the final price depends on the metal, the number of letters and whether or not diamonds are added.

Citizenry Aegean Cotton Bathrobe

Price $110

citizenry aegean cotton bathrobe christmas gifts for older mom
citizenry aegean cotton bathrobe christmas gifts for older mom

She’ll never want to take off this super comfy gown from The Citizenry again.

The highlight of this bathrobe is that it’s made of organic cotton and linen, both natural fabrics, soft and absorbent.

This means she can wear the bathrobe around the house while walking or after showering to dry herself off.

This combination of fabrics also makes the dress light and breathable, so she can wear it year-round without feeling too hot.

“The knit type of your robe can change how the cotton bathrobe looks and feels when you put it on”.~ Terry

Breville Bakery Chef Stand Mixer

Price $400

breville bakery chef stand mixer christmas gifts for older mom
breville bakery chef stand mixer christmas gifts for older mom

According to our lab tests, the stand mixer is a coveted kitchen appliance and the Breville Bakery Chef is the best of the best. 

This stand mixer beautifully blended every recipe our testers used, including whipped cream, cookie dough, and wholemeal bread.

This Breville model also comes with extras not found in other stand mixers, including 2 bowls (4 and 5 quarts), a whisk with a scraper attached, a timer and a built-in light for clarity than when cooking.

“We realize that for some people, only a KitchenAid stand mixer will do”.~ Lori

Uncommon Goods Ferris Wheel Hummingbird Feeder

Price $68

uncommon goods ferris wheel hummingbird feeder christmas gifts for older mom
uncommon goods ferris wheel hummingbird feeder christmas gifts for older mom

This unique hummingbird feeder will blend in beautifully with the flora and fauna of your older mom garden.

Entirely handcrafted, this Ferris wheel feeder features flower-shaped recycled glass tubes that older moms can fill with nectar.

And since the metal is powder coated, you don’t need to worry about this feeder rusting or degrading over time.

“Enjoying all you can drink sweet beverages atop a Ferris wheel”. Joan

Rebrilliant Gardner Bamboo Independent Shower Caddy

Price $70

rebrilliant gardner bamboo independent shower caddy christmas gifts for older mom
rebrilliant gardner bamboo independent shower caddy christmas gifts for older mom

This handy bamboo basket will help you turn an ordinary bath into a relaxing experience.

There is a dedicated slot for a drinking glass and a flat surface to place a phone or aromatherapy candle.

The center of the stroller has a waterproof foldable stand to prop up a book or Kindle, allowing her to spend time reading while soaking.

Longchamp Le Pliage Expandable Travel Bag

Price $265

longchamp le pliage expandable travel bag christmas gifts for older mom
longchamp le pliage expandable travel bag christmas gifts for older mom

This versatile and chic weekend bag from Longchamp is worth checking out for traveling moms.

The original travel bag is durable, waterproof and spacious.

The inside of the bag is lined with a coating to protect the bag from spills and spills, while the gold metal hardware and leather trim on the outside give the bag Le Pliage design details.

We also love that this duffle bag is expandable, allowing her to fit more in her carry on, such as additional outfit options for a long weekend. 

Lele Sadoughi Jet Velvet Headband

Price $49

lele sadoughi jet velvet headband christmas gifts for older mom
lele sadoughi jet velvet headband christmas gifts for older mom

One of the best and easiest ways to upgrade any outfit is to pair accessories with a headband and Lele Sadoughi has created stylish chic headbands.

The Jet Velvet headband comes in 6 different colors, including black and white for older moms who like to keep things neutral and deep pink and turquoise for older moms who like to experiment with colors in their wardrobe.

This tie headband can be worn with jeans and casual t-shirts, an edgy blazer and with assorted skirts. 

Colored Paper Notebook

Price $30

colored paper notebook christmas gifts for older mom
colored paper notebook christmas gifts for older mom

If she enjoys taking the time to write down her thoughts and reflections, give her this pretty paper diary.

The customizable notebook comes in a variety of eye-catching color block designs and the paper can be plain, lined and even dotted for those who love bullet journaling. 

Each diary has 96 sheets or 192 sides, giving her plenty of room to write.

“Decorative rainbow edge adds funny and whimsy for older moms”. ~ Jonni

Muckster II Women’s Mid Boot from The Original Muck Boot Company

Price $110

muckster II women's mid boot from the original muck boot company christmas gifts for older mom
muckster II women’s mid boot from the original muck boot company christmas gifts for older mom

If your older mom’s a gardener or tinkerer, consider buying her these durable work boots.

The Original Muck Boot Company. When testing garden shoes, we found them to be the most flexible thanks to their adjustability and what our testers described as extremely sturdy material.

These boots are completely waterproof, with a traction rubber outsole.

But if your feet still get too hot, simply roll the top up to increase air circulation.

Even the gardening expert we spoke to for the article said these shoes are a good investment.

Bodum Assam Glass Teapot with Stainless Steel Strainer

Price $50

bodum assam glass teapot with stainless steel strainer christmas gifts for older mom
bodum assam glass teapot with stainless steel strainer christmas gifts for older mom

Tea lovers will love this pretty glass teapot from Bodum. The Assam tea press is ideal for moms who like to make foam with loose leaf tea.

She can put tea bags or tea leaves in the teapot and once the tea has steeped, she won’t have to remove the teapot to stop the infusion.

Instead, she can just press the piston. This tea press holds enough liquid to make about five cups of tea, and is dishwasher and microwave safe.

ShopLaLa Vertical Garden Planter with White Metal Flower Pot

Price $80

shoplala vertical garden planter with white metal flower pot christmas gifts for older mom
shoplala vertical garden planter with white metal flower pot christmas gifts for older mom

Plant lovers soon run out of room for their flowers and greenery.

Give your older mom more space to build her botanical collection by gifting her with this vertical wall garden planter for the christmas. 

This set comes with 2 wooden planters and ten white metal planters.

While safe to use outdoors, planters can also be used indoors to provide a calming, rustic atmosphere wherever you decide to place them indoors.

Remember that you will need to use nails, dowels, and a drill to put them together.

“Plants can instantly energize a space, enhance your mood, reduce stress, bring tranquility and more”. Unknown 

Levain Bakery’s Autographed Cookies Gift Box 

Price $29

levain bakery's autographed cookies gift box christmas gifts for older mom
levain bakery’s autographed cookies gift box christmas gifts for older mom

For some people, the best stuffing is the one you can eat.

One of New York’s most popular cookies is now available to ship, so your older mom can sample some of the thick, sticky cookies from the bakery while people open their presents.

Sourdough’s cookies contain the bakery’s most popular flavors including Chocolate Chip Nuts, Dark Chocolate Chips, Dark Chocolate Chips, Butter Peanut and Oatmeal Raisins.

You can choose to receive packages of four, eight, or 12, with each bundle wrapped for the holidays.

Daily Rainbow Set

Price $248

daily rainbow set christmas gifts for older mom
daily rainbow set christmas gifts for older mom

These brightly colored bowls will bring a smile to anyone’s face during mealtime. 

The East Fork Daily Rainbow Set includes six handmade bowls designed in collaboration with Food Network star Molly Yeh, whose mission is to create bowls that spark the joy of working in the kitchen.

And since East Fork is certified climate-neutral, this bowl set is a great choice for moms who love eco-friendly shopping. 

Jayson Home Monogram Toolbox

Price $150

jayson home monogram toolbox christmas gifts for older mom
jayson home monogram toolbox christmas gifts for older mom

The biggest problem with toolboxes is that most of them aren’t cute.

If your older mom loves to make her own crafts, give her this wonderful toolbox that is functional and stylish.

Jayson Home Monogrammed Tool Box is hand painted in vibrant colors and can be nested with up to three letters.

It’s large enough to hold all the essentials, including hammers, screws, wrenches and more.

“Connect with your peers and learn from their mistakes and successes”. ~ Doona

Knack Experience the Calm of Herbivores

Price $111

knack experience the calm of herbivores christmas gifts for older mom
knack experience the calm of herbivores christmas gifts for older mom

If you can’t take your older mom to the spa, take her to the spa.

The knack’s herbivore calm experience Christmas gift set contains all the tools that will put your older mom in complete relaxation mode.

These include aromatherapy bath salts and a lovely soy wax candle, which burns for 40 hours and emits a soothing scent that combines scents of mint, eucalyptus and cedar.

She’ll also receive a sisal body scrub, a cleansing stick designed to leave skin softer, and a New England wooden soap dish. 

Conclusion

Are you confused when it comes to Christmas gift ideas for the seniors in your life? Whether you are looking for a gift for an older mom.

Finding good Christmas gifts for older moms can be a big challenge sometimes. 

After all, many older moms have special interests or more things than they know what to do.

How do you find a gift they will appreciate? It’s even harder if they insist that they don’t need anything (as so many older moms do when they don’t want to be a burden).

In this article, we have told you everything that you can offer and what will be good.

For many seniors the key elements of a Christmas gift are practicality and functionality.

If you can find something that makes their life easier, healthier or happier, you can make them smile.

This guide includes many insightful ideas for older moms. It also offers dozens of ideas for seniors facing various health problems or conditions, as well as exciting fitness and health promotion options.

Read on to learn how you can add a magical touch to a Christmas day. 

FAQs

How to Choose the Best Christmas Gift for an Older Mom?

If you’re feeling a bit stressed about what to buy for an older mom this holiday season, Fisher advises people not to think too much about it.

She said: You most likely know your older mom better, which means you know exactly what to buy for her.

Look at their hobby or an emotional memory you have with them and find a christmas gift that highlights that.

How Much Should I Spend on a Christmas Gift for My Older Mom?

The amount you spend on a Christmas gift mainly depends on your budget.

Also, the gift experts we spoke to told us that they don’t have specific guidelines on how much you should spend on a gift, especially for older moms.

What is a Creative Christmas Gift for an Older Mom?

Fisher said she likes to get creative by giving her older mom an experience instead of a product.

Older Moms really want to spend time with you, so make that moment extra special by providing experiences to do with them to create a new memory, such as a cooking class.

Meals, tickets to a live show or even an afternoon of pedicure, she says.

What Gift to Buy for an Older Mom for Christmas?

Comfortable hybrid sandals/shoes. For those who prefer sturdier slippers, these comfortable sandals/shoe hybrids are perfect for older moms.

I am Author and Principal Creator of Christmasgiftsjustforgirls.com. I am passionate about making people aware towards the value of gifts in life. Here I share information about different gifts for girls of different nature.

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