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Gift Ideas for my elderly disabled Grandma

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gateacre1 Fri 21-Oct-11 20:24:11

My Gran is severely disabled, she cant move without help and spends all of her time in a chair. She has really bad Arthritis so cant do much with her hands. Im at a loss at what to get her for Christmas, any ideas or suggestions would be really helpful!
thanks

PandaG Fri 21-Oct-11 20:33:30

slanket? I got one for my Gran last Christmas.

really nice handcream?

audio books on CD?

Sirzy Fri 21-Oct-11 20:35:38

a nice hamper with all her favourites in?

WipsGlitter Fri 21-Oct-11 20:39:35

We got my granny a tape recorded and audio books. She loved it. My aunt worked in a library and couldn't keep up with the number of books she wanted. She thought Meave Binchey was a bit "racy" though. Bless.

Sirzy Fri 21-Oct-11 20:40:44

Or if you have time make a family photo album for her. We did one for my Grandma and had photos of her childhood we found right through to her great grandchildren. Was lovely to sit with her while she talked about the photos to

AgentProvocateur Fri 21-Oct-11 21:08:31

A nice wool lap blanket, or wrist warmers?

yellowflowers Fri 21-Oct-11 22:26:33

Something nice for the house such as a cool gadget for kitchen

yellowflowers Fri 21-Oct-11 22:27:00

What I mean is just because she is old doesn't mean she doesn't like shiny new stuff.

Knackeredmother Sun 23-Oct-11 22:25:53

I am going to get my gran a window mounted bird feeder so she can watch the birds

DarftApeth Sun 23-Oct-11 22:31:57

Digital photo frame loaded with family photos.

Bulbs planted in a basket.

Something edible that you have made and wrapped nicely.

gateacre1 Mon 24-Oct-11 15:42:37

Thank you all for your ideas!
I think the hamper idea would be great and the photo albumn
I will start preparing now!!
thanks again
x x x

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