Gift ideas

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Gift ideas

Postby Wallis » Mon May 15, 2017 8:30 pm

My dad, in his 80's, has kidney function of around 9%. He has chosen not to have dialysis and is trying to manage his situation as best he can. I appreciate things are not going to be easy and with his birthday coming up I wondered if anyone had any practical ideas for gifts to make his life a little easier/more comfortable/enjoyable. Thanks.
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Re: Gift ideas

Postby wagolynn » Tue May 16, 2017 3:38 pm

With summer on it's way, well we hope, a good quiet electric fan.
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Re: Gift ideas

Postby Daisy4246 » Tue May 16, 2017 9:28 pm

Perhaps a memorable day trip somewhere he really likes or wanted to visit.
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Re: Gift ideas

Postby Dixie1 » Wed May 17, 2017 12:39 pm

I like Daisy4246's idea about the day out. But for an alternative idea, how about some nice warm bed socks? My feet are always freezing!! :roll:
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Re: Gift ideas

Postby Wallis » Sun May 21, 2017 10:18 am

Thank you very much for the ideas. Have got some bed socks for Fathers Day and will use a combination of the other ideas for his birthday. Thanks again.
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Re: Gift ideas

Postby SimonJoshep » Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:14 am

Yes, Try to spend some quality time with him. Like, take him for some trip or the place he likes. What I experienced old age people like to spend time with their loved ones rather than getting some tangible gift :)
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