Homemade is from the Heart, homemade presents speak volumes of the thought and time youve put into your gift.
Around January/February, when the grapefruit and oranges are ripe (I have two trees) I send a huge box of them combined to the nursing home for everybody to enjoy.
Or you could make a tape with the voices of the old familier neighbors saying something nice.
Consider framed photos, laminated photo collages and photo albums.Lastly, select items that are attractive and comfortable, especially when choosing clothes for seniors who use wheelchairs and walkers.The little gifts we give out once a year, may range from the little non-skid slipper socks, to simple toilette articles wrapped up pretty with a bow.Contemplate luring your loved one outdoors with a birdhouse or birdfeeder.) (12/15/2006 by Lynda, nursing Home Gift Ideas My mom lives in a nursing home 2,000 miles away so I try to send her a "care package" once a month.Many are afraid, so terribly lonely, angry, confused, and "just waiting to die as I've heard so often.Have A Happy Visit,.Attend a Family Conference, the ladies waiting for a family patient conference to discuss their care.
Ask your children or grandchildren to create artwork and cheerful cards.
Dining in the Cafe.
Flower Arrangements, getting fresh flowers husband birthday gift ideas at home lifts the spirit of residents.Ladies often like jewelry, particularly pins/brooches, as they fit everyone.Touch lamps are good if easy to reach.Each of them seems to like soft warm cloth, regardless of what it has made.I try to call her every day also.
Perhaps you could have someone take photos of you with your neighbor and make a card or collage.
Another popular gift at my mother' place is holiday themed decorations, changed monthly.
Entertaining the Residents, entertainer, Gigi Burgess, visits the facility and entertains the guests with music.