Holiday Gift Guide: Seniors


With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to look for the best gifts that fit our loved ones of all ages. Here’s a collection of gifts that would be perfect to gift the older adults in your life.

1. Before They Left Us

Written by author Rosemary Ann Davis, this memoir takes us back to 1970s San Francisco, chronicling the people and politics surrounding the narrator, a Midwest transplant living in the Castro neighborhood. This story recounts the assassination of Harvey Milk and the onset of the AIDS epidemic.

$7.99 (E-Book), $14.99 (paperback), $24.99 (hardcover)
Old Road Publishing

2. Beeps & Boops Retro Ottoman

Designed by Love and Upholstery, this delightful custom-made ottoman is the perfect way to kick up your feet after a long day. Made with vintage print fabric, as well as wool and leather accents, this colorful footrest will make for a great addition to your living room.


3. Robert Marc 896 in Color Quartz

Looking to add some classy retro flair to your eyewear? Then check out these spectacles from Robert Marc NYC, stylistically influenced by New York and French savoir-faire. These glasses are offered in a variety of unique colors and premium materials to give you a chic look for the new year.

InVision Distinctive Eyewear

4. Custom-Made Picture Frames

Future Framing, owned by local framer and art installer Miles Taylor, offers up affordable picture frames created with local wood and acid-free materials to ensure the protection of your art and photos. These are perfect to preserve your cherished memories and artistic treasures.

Starting at $50
Future Framing

5. Minnesota Zoo Membership 

You don’t need to be a kid to enjoy all that Mother Nature has to offer at Apple Valley’s famed Minnesota Zoo! You and/or a loved one can meet a fabulous coterie of animals and learn about the value of natural conservation by getting a one-year Zoo membership (single, dual, household, or grandparents).

Minnesota Zoo

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