Being 70 looks different now than it has in past decades. People are looking at aging in innovative ways. Some 70-year-olds today are starting new careers, taking up fun hobbies, dating, and taking classes.
But not everyone ages the same, and that’s perfectly fine. When all is said and done, no matter who you are, aging brings changes to your body that will eventually require some adaptations.
If you’re shopping for a woman who’s turning 70, the following list should give you some inspiring ideas for 70th birthday gifts for her.
Whether she’s ready to take on the world, or prefers to stay home and chill in front of the TV, there’s something on this best gifts for a 70 year old woman list that will strike her fancy.
No matter your age, nobody wants to be held back by allergies or illness. Antimicrobial sheets are one way to address that concern. These sheets feature recycled silver fabric to repel microbes and keep your bed cool and comfortable.
This gift is a luxurious treat in addition to being a practical choice. Many top-tier hotels have switched to antimicrobial sheets for the safety and comfort of their guests. They look swanky and feel amazing!
Meal Kit Subscription
Whether she’s enjoying retirement or working on her “second act” career, she probably doesn’t want to spend valuable time planning meals. Why not ease the burden with a meal subscription service?
These services include fresh ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions to make delicious, exciting new meals each week. Its all delivered right to the doorstep, so there’s no need to worry about leaving the house to shop.
There are so many options when it comes to meal services. You can customize the number of meals per week and your food preferences, and the subscription can be paused for vacations or breaks.
Remote Item Tracker
As we get older, it can be more challenging to remember where we put everyday, common-use items like a cell phone, glasses case, or keys throughout the day. This remote item tracker is a life-saver for anyone who finds themselves misplacing objects.
The easy-to-use stick-on trackers can attach to just about any object and connects it to the main remote. Simply press the corresponding button on the remote, and a sound will lead you to your lost item.
Mosaic Fly-Through Bird Feeder
Bird-watching is a fun, relaxing activity that brings happiness to many people. They can enjoy watching the habits of their local wild bird species, and help keep the birds fed and healthy all winter long.
This bird-feeder is unique because it allows our winged friends to eat “on the fly” and not feel in danger of being trapped the way they can with traditional birdhouses. The brightly-colored mosaic design draws birds while also making this feeder a beautiful addition to any backyard, patio or porch.
A Good Pair of Walking Shoes
You need a good shoe to make the most out of walking. If you’re style-minded you also want one that looks good.
Skechers Performance Women’s Go Walk 3 Slip-On Walking Shoes are an excellent blend of comfort, fashion and convenience for the active senior woman. The extra-cushioned sole construction gives superior support, and the slip-on design allows them to be put on and removed easily; no fiddling with laces. They have great traction and breathability too.
Children’s Artwork Jewelry
Chances are, a 70-year-old woman has a child in life who she adores. If this sounds like a woman in your life, she will love having a wearable piece of artwork by her favorite kid. She may also love to brag about that child, showing off photos of them and telling her friends about their latest interests and projects.
Forever Drawn turns children’s artwork into beautiful, high-quality personalized necklaces, keychains, or bracelets. These stylish, classy pieces will look great with whatever she’s wearing and help her feel closer to the child she loves.
Yoga Starter Set
If you’re looking for a 70th birthday gift for her, and she’s keen on starting a fitness journey, this beginner yoga set is perfect. Yoga is a low-impact exercise practice that allows individuals to go at their own pace and adapt exercises to their physical abilities. It is an excellent way for older people to stay in shape and reduce stress.
This kit includes a mat, mat strap, blocks, yoga ball, ankle pull straps, and a carry bag.
Cannabis Lovers Care Package
Sometimes, the younger generation forgets that grandma came of age in the hippie era! Many of today’s senior citizens are lifelong cannabis users or have discovered the plant more recently in their pursuit of pain relief and overall improved health.
If you know a 70-year-old woman who likes a bit of the green, consider the Nug Bunnies Spa Pack. This pack features hemp-based comfort items like cozy socks, lotions, and teas she can use while enjoying a nice relaxing puff of her favorite strain.
She can feel extra good knowing that a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the gift goes to an organization that works toward marijuana law reform and supports cannabis businesses in marginalized communities.
A Beautiful Journal
Journals never go out of style. Your giftee may have kept a journal when she was young and would like to give it another try, or this may be her first time. Either way, having a journal is a wonderful way for someone to put words to their thoughts, feelings, and creative ideas.
This Italian-made journal features intricate floral artwork on the pages. It’s a gorgeous, handmade gift she will cherish forever.
Heated Back Massager
A heated back massager is an excellent way to relax, unwind, and relieve the day’s stresses. It’s also great for combatting the everyday aches and pains that come with age.
This massager features three strong motors that provide a deep, relaxing experience and heat therapy to comfort sore muscles.
Digital Photo Frame
A digital photo frame allows your loved one to see the smiling faces of friends and family whenever they want. Simply plug in a USB with the desired photos and watch the magic begin! Images will play in a heartwarming montage that can be customized to the user’s preferences.
This easy-to-use frame boasts features like randomized or programmed photo display, background music, adjustable brightness, and more.
A Cool Cutting Board
Cooking is a passion we can continue to enjoy well into our elder years. For many women, cooking is a way to carry on family traditions and express their creative side in the kitchen.
If the birthday girl loves to cook, an artsy cutting board might be the perfect 70th birthday gift for her! These glass cutting boards feature modern art designs and eye-catching colors. They’re so pretty you’ll feel like it’s wrong to use them for cutting food, but don’t worry; they’re perfect for that purpose and easy to clean.
The feet absorb a lot of pressure from daily use, and they hold stress from stress. Many of us don’t even realize how much our feet need attention until we have the opportunity to get a foot bath or relaxing foot massage.
This high-quality foot bath offers both with a massage mechanism, soothing warmth, and infrared technology. It comes with a bag of lavender-scented Epsom salts to ease sore feet and help with relaxation and sleep.
Personalized Family Scrapbook
By the time someone reaches age 70, they have likely accumulated a priceless treasure of photos, news clippings, holiday cards, and other meaningful keepsakes. It’s no wonder that scrapbooking is one of the top hobbies for senior women.
Help your giftee get started or continue her scrapbooking journey with this gorgeous album. Its wooden cover can be custom-engraved with her name or another applicable phrase, and she can fill it with all her favorite memories.
Anyone who uses technology should have one of these convenient pillows that allow them to browse their phone, tablet, or e-reader in bed, in a chair, or while traveling.
This simple yet ingenious invention helps free up your hands and prevents neck strain so you can comfortably work, learn and enjoy online entertainment.
Key Chain Alarm
In a perfect world, a woman can go out at any time of day or night without worrying about being harassed or hurt. Unfortunately, we don’t live in that world yet. Senior women, in particular, are vulnerable to muggings and other forms of violence.
This Mace brand keychain alarm can help keep her safe by emitting a high-pitched sound that startles an attacker and alerts others about the emergency.
People in Europe have been in on the secret of bidets for generations. Now, these convenient toilet attachments are starting to become popular on our side of the pond.
Bidets make it easier to wash up after using the toilet. They use a stream of water to clean intimate areas, so they help you feel cleaner and more comfortable.
Whether your 70-year-old loved one is experiencing mobility issues that make wiping more difficult or would like a more posh bathroom experience, a bidet is a thoughtful and practical gift.
Elegant Plant Stand
This six-tier plant stand is a wonderful choice if the giftee loves plants. It will display her favorite blooms with style, and its convenient wheels allow her to move it around as she pleases.
This stand is a great addition to just about any indoor room or outdoor area, like backyards, patios, and terraces. The durable material makes it weather resistant and easy to clean.
Anti-RFID Passport and Card Holder
Travel can be one of the most enriching experiences a person can have at any age. Adventures away from home let you meet new people, try new things, and make memories that stay with you forever. Because of this, some seniors choose to spend their retirement years exploring the world.
If this sounds like someone you know, this passport holder is a great 70th birthday gift for her. This simple yet elegant wallet has enough room for her passport, vaccine card, credit cards, and more, and its anti-RFID technology helps protect her from fraud and identity theft.
Electric Wine Opener Set
If the 70-year-old lady in your life is a wine lover or enjoys entertaining, this set will be a winner.
No more struggling to get the cork out of the wine bottle! This classy opener makes the job a breeze. Its futuristic design and the blue glow it emits while operating make it an impressive tool that’s sure to get compliments from friends.
Miniature Room Building Kit
Do you know a 70-year-old who is super handy? Does she love crafts, train sets, sewing, or other detailed work?
If so, she will fall head over heels for these intricate, adorable miniature room kits. They’re a great hobby that will let her focus all her attention and creative energy on an ongoing task, and the stunning end result will be well worth the time and effort.
Custom Pet Pillow
If your giftee is an animal lover, this is one of the best 70th birthday choices for her. This gift immortalizes her cat or dog – or any other animal – in the form of a cozy, huggable pillow.
Whether her beloved pet crossed the rainbow bridge or is still by her side, she will be delighted to have its image recreated in a way that she can have and hold for years to come.
Online Course Gift Voucher
No matter our age, we should never stop learning. Learning new things keeps us young and expands our understanding of the human experience. That’s one reason why online courses have become so popular in the past few years.
A gift voucher to an online course platform like Learning With Experts can enable your 70-year-old loved one to explore her passions and interests without ever having to leave the comfort of home.
With courses in everything from cooking to technology to literature and crafting, she’s bound to find something of interest.
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