By the time a woman turns 80 years old she has everything she needs in life, which makes giving her a gift much more fun since you can choose gifts that make your mother or grandma’s life easier and possibly even present her with something she really loves but wouldn’t purchase on her own.
The stuff we have chosen as 80th birthday gift ideas are great for all women in their 80s and for all occasions, so don’t shy away even if you’re after an 85th bday or Christmas present!
We took special care in making sure that all of our gift selections are highly rated and are both useful and symbolic for women this age.
In order to make using this gift guide easier for you, we have divided it into three sections
Section 1: Tips for Buying Gifts for an 80 Yr Old Grandmother
Section 2: 10 great birthday presents for a woman who is turning eighty
Section 3: What Are Some Unique Types of Gifts for Women Age 80 That Did Not Make Our List?
Helpful Tips for Buying Gifts for 80 Year Old Women
- 80 year olds have lived a lifetime and need to enjoy their golden years. So consider buying a gift that your grandmother really would really enjoy.
- As people age they can’t do all of the things they could do when they were younger, so think of what gifts will make their life a little bit easier without them losing their independence.
- Women this age want to feel comfortable, so when choosing clothing for them choose stuff that is both comfortable and stylish.
10 Great Gifts of an 80 Yr Old Woman
1. A Nice Piece of Jewelry
As women age family and history means more and more so giving them a lovely piece of jewelry like this Tree of Life Abalone Necklace . The tear drop shape makes for a lovely pendant, and the rose gold or silver wire tree really stands out against the colorful abalone shell background. For those women who have a large family, it is a beautiful reminder of their family tree with so many different branches.
2. Warm Bathrobe and Comfortable Slippers
As women age their blood tends to thin so choosing a nice cozy warm bathrobe for your grandma will help to keep her snug and warm in the evenings and early morning. Pair the robe with a comfortable pair of slippers and you’ll have a great gift for that older lady on your shopping list.
3. Jar Opener
If grandma has arthritis or simply a weak grip this handy jar opener will make a useful gift that an older woman is sure to use a lot. This simple tool makes a great gift for those feisty women who still want to be as independent as possible.
4. Electric Body Massager
What 80 year olds doesn’t suffer from aching muscles? That’s why this hand held electric body massage makes such a great gift for those women who suffer from aches and pains. With the different heads that come with massager this will provide relief for those aching muscles no matter where they are.
5. Warm Cardigan
What woman doesn’t like a pretty warm comfortable sweater that they can throw on when they are feeling chilly. This Merokeety chunky sweater is stylish without looking too young for older women. There are several colors to choose from so you are sure to be able to find a color that is flattering to your grandmother.
6. Spa Gift Set
By the time a woman reaches her 8th decade she wants and deserves to pamper herself, so giving her a nice spa set for her birthday is a great gift allowing her to pamper herself whenever she would like. The lotions in this set will help her keep her skin moisturized.
7. Electric Egg Poacher
Making life as easy as possible for your octogenarian grandma is something you really want to do and this electric egg poacher will do just that. With this handy little appliance she can poach, boil, scramble her mornings eggs with very little effort on her part. Making cooking easier and less time consuming.
8. An Elegant Glass Tea Mug
Why not give an 80th birthday gift to your grandmother that is both youthful and beautiful. This elegant glass tea mug and matching spoon is absolutely gorgeous and will make drinking her morning hot drink even more relaxing and enjoyable. Better yet buy a set of two of these glass cups and have tea with your grandmother every so often. Add your grandma’s favorite tea as part of the gift and this can make a super gift.
9. Pretty Fashion Scarves
A lot of older women enjoy wearing fashion scarves as accessories to their clothing so presenting them with two or three pretty fashion scarves will allow them to dress up even the most casual outfit in a way that is comfortable to them. It is a great way to give an older woman a gift that they can use for their own personal style.
10. A Keepsake Music Box
This elegant music box makes a wonderful birthday gift for a woman of any age. This beautiful and elegant music box features cardinals and plays “The Wind Beneath My Wings.” The 22 K gold highlights really make the artwork on this music box stand out.
What Are Some Great 80th Birthday Gift Ideas for Women That Already Had Everything?
1. A Day At A Beauty Shop
A great gift for an older woman especially those on a limited budget is giving them a day at their favorite beauty shop. Women of all ages like to look good and 80 year olds are no exception.
2. Time Spent With Family
Another good gift idea is something that money can’t buy and that is being able to spend some time with family. Take the time to have lunch with your grandmother once a week or every other week so that she knows she is an important part of your life.
3. Symbolic Gift
Giving grandma a symbolic gift that is meaningful in another great idea.
It is our hope that this gift guide will help you to find the perfect 80th birthday gift for your mother, grandmother, relative or friend in your life.