by Rose Parker
Parkinson's Disease can be a difficult condition to manage. There are many gifts that you can give to a Parkinson's patient to make life a little bit easier. From helpful gadgets to comfortable clothing, we have put together a list of 33 gifts that will make living with Parkinson's Disease just a little bit easier. We hope that you find the perfect gift for the special person in your life!
1. Smart Watch
A smartwatch can be a great gift for a Parkinson's patient. The EDA scan app detects electrodermal activity which indicates your body's response to stress and has a built-in temperature log. Not only does it monitor health, but it will help your loved one with Parkinson's easily perform simple tasks such as making a call hands-free. Put this on your gift-giving list! Also a nice gift for stroke patients.
2. Break-Resistant Tumbler
For someone dealing with Parkinson's disease, having glass utensils may not be the best idea. This break-resistant tumbler will be perfect for them. It comes in a set of 12 with various colors plus the stackable design makes storage a breeze. Give yourself and your loved one peace of mind with this utensil set.
3. Slip-on Shoes
Putting on shoes with laces may be a chore for a loved one with Parkinson's disease. Getting them slip-on shoes is a great option and will make life so much easier. The insoles are cushioned for added comfort and the vulcanized rubber outsole guarantees that slipping will be kept at a minimum. The breathable lining with a padded collar makes for a comfortable fit that they'll have no problem wearing all day.
4. Puzzle Book
Taking care of your body is just as important as taking care of your mind. Puzzles are a great way to keep the mind sharp and engaged. It has a variety of puzzles designed to engage a different section of the brain for a holistic approach to brain health. From crossword puzzles to Sudoku there is sure to be something your loved one with Parkinson's will enjoy. This is a helpful gift for Parkinson's patients so get them started on it today!
5. Gratitude Journal
Amid illness and other pressures, it may be easy to get into a cycle of complaining instead of remembering to be grateful. This Gratitude journal will be a beautiful reminder to help your loved one find something each day to be grateful for. It is never too late to start practicing an attitude of gratitude. This journal has basic mindfulness-based exercises, powerful quotes positive affirmations, and recurring themes that reinforce thankfulness. Parkinson's disease can be a trying time, but with this gift, your loved one will have something to help them focus on the good things in life making this a great gift for a Parkinson's disease patient. It would also be an inspirational gift for cancer survivors.
6. Weighted Utensils
Eating may be difficult for those with Parkinson's disease because of the tremors in their hands. These weighted utensils will help to make it easier. The set includes a fork, knife, soup spoon, and tablespoon that are each made with a comfortable grip handle. The discrete weighted design looks like regular silverware to maintain your loved ones' dignity. The canvas roll-up travel bag makes it easy to carry around to your favorite restaurant or the next family picnic. This is a helpful gift for persons managing Parkinson's disease because it allows them to eat with relative ease despite the tremors.
7. Weighted Pens
Much like the weighted utensils, these pens are also helpful for those with Parkinson's disease. The tremors in their hands can make it difficult to write. These pens weight the barrel that helps to provide stability and control while writing. The set includes black, blue, and red ink so your loved one can choose their favorite color. The soft-grip handles make it comfortable to hold and the clip makes it easy to carry in a pocket or purse. This is a great gift for Parkinson's patients because it allows them to write with ease and without frustration. Also a helpful gift for ADHD adults.
8. Handicap Bar
This bar is helpful for those with Parkinson's disease that have difficulty getting in and out of the shower. The bar provides a safe and secure way to grip while entering or exiting the shower. It is made of rust-proof stainless steel and can be installed easily. It supports a person up to 500 lbs. This bar is helpful for Parkinson's patients because it gives them the independence to enter and exit the shower without assistance.
9. Compression Leg Massager
This massager is helpful for those with Parkinson's disease that have difficulty getting relief from aches and pains. The massager provides a deep tissue massage that can help to relieve pain and improve circulation. It has three intensity levels and a heating function. This massager is helpful for Parkinson's patients because it helps to relieve pain and improve circulation. Also a practical gift for someone who needs to stand for long hours, such as delivery nurses.
10. Key Turner Aid
This device is helpful for those with Parkinson's disease that have difficulty turning a key. The Key Turner Aid provides leverage and mechanical advantage to turn a key with ease. It can be used on most standard door locks. This device is helpful for Parkinson's patients because it gives them the independence to enter and exit their homes without assistance. The range of attractive and vibrant colors will allow your loved ones to find their keys with ease as they can color code the keys for different sections of the house. This is a useful gift for persons with Parkinson's disease that will allow them to be more independent. Also helpful gift for amputees.
11. No Slip Socks
Help keep your loved one's feet from slipping as they walk around the house with no-slip socks. The no-slip socks provide traction and grip to help prevent slips and falls. They are made of comfortable cotton and come in a variety of sizes. It is great for both men and women and is made. The grips are made of soft and flexible silicone and won't crack meaning they will last for a long time. This is a good gift for persons with Parkinson's disease so they can easily navigate a floor no matter how slippery.
12. Massager Pillow
When dealing with any illness stress management is always an important factor. This pillow comes with a built-in massager that will help to soothe and relax your loved one. It has a heating function that can be turned on or off with the touch of a button. The pillow is made of soft fabric and is machine washable. This is a good gift for persons with Parkinson's disease because it will help soothe any aches and soreness they may have from managing the disease and can also help them relax and unwind. It would also be a wonderful gift for pregnant women.
13. Foot Massager Roller
This foot massager roller has two types of acupressure nubs and five rows. While the natural curve of the design mirrors the design of feet for increased comfort. It will provide your loved one managing Parkinson's disease with the acupressure therapy the need to ease tension in their feet and boost circulation. It's made from durable wood so it will last a long time plus it is also lightweight and portable so it can be used at home or taken on the go. People living with Arthritis can also get benefits from this massager
14. Heating Pad
One of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease is having a feeling of "pins" and "needles". To help alleviate this painful sensation using a heating pad could be beneficial. This particular heating pad has three heat settings, a two-hour auto-off function, and dry or moist heat. The size of the heating pad makes it versatile to be used on different parts of the body. This is a good gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it can help provide them with relief from pain.
15. Magnetic Button Adapter
Simple tasks such as buttoning a shirt can be difficult for someone with Parkinson's disease. To make life a little easier a magnetic button adapter for their clothes will make a great gift. This particular adapter can be used on shirts, jackets, coats, and sweaters. It's easy to use and is a great way to help your loved one with Parkinson's disease be more independent. Give your loved one the gift of hassle-free dressing with the helpful gift.
16. Adult Bibs
Tremors are an unfortunate part of living with Parkinson's disease and with that comes spills. This deluxe terry adult bib is easy to use and lightweight and is an appropriate gift for elderly Parkinson's patients. The bib has a hook and loop closure that makes it adjustable to fit most neck sizes. It's machine washable which makes it easy to care for. The deluxe terry adult bib is a must-have item for those with Parkinson's disease.
17. Seat Assist
Getting up from a chair can sometimes be difficult. Help your loved ones increase their mobility with this seat assist. It is a self-powered device that uses a gas spring to lift the user slowly as they begin to stand. The seat assist can be used on most chairs and is easy to install. It's also lightweight and portable so it can be taken with you when traveling. This is a great gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it will help them regain their independence. Also a good one for people with backpain.
18. Knee Massager
The symptoms of Parkinson's disease can be painful and debilitating. To help ease the pain, a knee massager is a great gift idea. This particular massager has three intensity levels and three massage modes. The ergonomic design makes it wrap comfortable and fits most people. You're loved one will have a personalized massage right at home. This is a great gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it can help with and pain and discomfort they may experience in their knees.
19. Shower Caddy
Bathing can be difficult for persons with Parkinson's disease due to the tremors and loss of coordination. A shower caddy helps keep all the essentials for bath time in reach without them having to overextend themselves. The hanging shower caddy has ample storage capacity and is durable so it won't rust or corrode easily. It can be installed easily within minutes to provide ease and convenience. This is a great gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it will help make bath time easier and safer.
Alexa can be a great asset for persons with Parkinson's disease. With Alexa, they can easily access information and perform tasks hands-free. For example, they can ask Alexa to play music, set alarms and timers, add items to a shopping list, and much more. Alexa can also provide news, weather, and traffic updates. This is a great gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it can help make their life easier and more convenient.
21. Weighted Writing Gloves
This uniquely designed glove has a weighted pouch that rests on the back of the hand. The weights help provide stability allowing for maximum finger, wrist, and hand mobility. This is a very useful gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it reduces tremoring so they can write. It is available in five different sizes to suit most sizes and is reversible so it can be worn on either hand.
Getting to the bathroom in time may prove a challenging task for a Parkinson's disease patient. A commode can help make this process easier and lessens the risk of falls. This particular commode has a padded seat and arms for comfort and is height adjustable to fit most persons. It also comes with a pail and covers for easy cleanup. This is a great gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it will help them with their bathroom needs. Also a practical gift for people in wheelchairs.
23. Long Handled Bath Brush
A long-handled bath brush can help someone with Parkinson's disease reach all those hard-to-reach places while taking a shower. This particular brush has a comfortable non-slip grip and is made with soft nylon bristles to gently clean the skin. The hanging rope makes putting it up after use easy. This is a good gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it will help make bath time easier and less of a chore.
When managing any illness getting good sleep is very important. These luxury pillows are made with Microfiber material which makes them soft and gentle on the skin for maximum comfort. The pillow core is made of down-like microfiber for the perfect balance of fluffiness and support. It is great for persons with all sleeping styles and gives the shoulder and neck support needed while providing cooling and comfort. This is a good gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it will help them get the rest they need.
You can hardly go wrong with flowers. It will brighten up any space and lift the mood of your loved one managing Parkinson's disease. It is a great way to show you are thinking of them and care about their well-being. Flowers can also have a positive effect on the mind and body by reducing stress and anxiety. This is a good gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it will help boost their mood and make them feel cared for.
On those days when they choose to stay in bed instead of venturing out you want to ensure your loved one is comfortable. These sheets are made of 100% cotton which is soft to the touch and gentle on the skin. They are also wrinkle-resistant and machine washable for easy care. It comes in a variety of colors so you will be sure to find something that fits your loved ones' decor.
Spruce up your loved ones' home with a fish tank. It has been proven that having a fish tank can have positive effects on your mental health by reducing stress and anxiety. It is also a great conversation starter and can help make social interactions easier. This 5-gallon tank is a perfect size and will be a delightful addition to a bedroom or living room. This is a good gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it will help them relax and take their minds off of their disease.
28. Sweet Treats
When all else may fail to cheer them up a box of sweet treats may do the trick. This box of assorted gourmet chocolates and candies is sure to please any sweet tooth. It is also a great way to show you care and are thinking of them. This is a good gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it will help boost their mood and make them feel cared for. it is perfect for a special occasion or as a just because gift to let your loved one feel celebrated and loved.
29. Electric Blanket
An electric blanket is a great way to stay warm during the colder months. It is also a good gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it will help them stay comfortable and relaxed. This electric blanket has multiple heat settings so you can find the perfect temperature for your loved one. It is designed for comfort and is available in King and Queen sizes to best suit your needs. It is also machine washable for easy care. Get this awesome gift for your loved one today.
30. Essential Oils
Aromatherapy is great to reduce stress and increase calmness. This is important when dealing with any illness. It is also a good gift for persons with Parkinson's disease as it will help them relax and take their minds off of their disease. This set of essential oils includes Lavender, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, and Tea Tree oil. All of which have different benefits to offer. The Lavender oil can be used to reduce stress and anxiety, the Peppermint oil can be used for headaches and nausea, the Eucalyptus oil can be used for congestion and coughs, and the Tea Tree oil has antibacterial properties.
31. Cozy Robe
After a long day of dealing with Parkinson's disease, your loved one deserves to relax in a cozy robe. This robe is made of 100% cotton for ultimate comfort. The hooded fleece bathrobe is super soft and plush and is perfect for lounging around the house. It is also machine washable for easy care. This robe is available in multiple colors and sizes so you can find the perfect one for your loved one.
32. Essential Oils Diffuser
This essential oils diffuser comes with remote control for ease of use. It includes three timer settings and works for up to 12 hours. Keep your loved ones' homes smelling great and induce a sense of calmness even as they manage Parkinson's disease. It has seven color-changing LED lights which also help to brighten any room. Get this useful gift for your loved one today!
33. Bird Feeder
This bird feeder is a great gift for any nature lover. This is a great gift for nature lovers. This bird feeder can be hung from a window or tree and will attract beautiful birds for your loved one to enjoy. It is made of durable metal and glass and can hold up to two pounds of birdseed. It is also a good way to help your loved one relax and take their mind off of their disease. Watching birds can be very therapeutic and calming. This bird feeder is easy to set up and use. It is made of durable material and can be hung anywhere in the yard.
Managing a degenerative disease can be difficult, but gifts like these can help make your loved one's day-to-day a little easier. Show them you care by getting them one of these 33 gifts for Parkinson's patients. From helpful devices to cozy robes, there is sure to be something on this list that your loved one will appreciate. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping!
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