Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and you may not be sure what to give your mom who has mobility issues.. You want a thoughtful and unique gift to make sure she knows she is loved and appreciated.
So what makes Mother’s Day different when your mom uses a wheelchair, walker or cane? Truthfully, not much. We all want the exceptional women in our lives to feel special on Mother’s Day. Any gift, large or small, grand or inexpensive, carefully chosen with her in mind, is the right one.
You may want to give mom a gift related to her disability to help make her life easier. Very thoughtful. Or she may be the type that prefers a completely unrelated type of present so she can forget her mobility issues for a short while. We’ve compiled two lists, one for each scenario, to provide you with some interesting ideas.
Unique Gifts Related to Mobility Issues
The Travelon Water Bottle & Cell Phone Holder is much more than just a Water Bottle & Cell Phone Holder. All in one device, you can keep your phone, drinks, pens, and more at once, and all securely fitted to your wheelchair, walker, crutches, scooters, or handbikes with three rotating velcro straps. The Water Bottle and Cell Phone Holder is built like wetsuit: Resilient, flexible, and waterproof. That makes it great for wallets and IDs as well. It’s great-looking and adjusts to fit most bottle sizes. $25.99
This wonderful wrap skirt will be your new Best Friend! It simply wraps around and closes with two hidden magnets plus a simple and secure hook and eye. With a length of 34-inches and a very generous wrapover, you’re well-covered. Flared for a flattering fit and elastic waistband for comfort. Quality polyester knit blend is super soft and stretchy. $46.49
Really handy for individuals with mobility issues who struggle to control lights and other devices in hard to reach spots! SIMPLE installation and the compact remote can control multiple devices from 100 feet away through walls, floors and closed doors. This invention drastically improves activities of daily living! $36.74
Ultra Comfy, Extra Wide Fit Fleece House Slippers. Cozy pile lining is soft on fragile skin. Slip-resistant tread. These bedroom slippers by Silvert are terrific for seniors and elderly in homecare or nursing settings. Come in pink or black. $16.00
Unique Gifts NOT Related to Mobility Issues (Equally Awesome)
Send mom what she really wants, a delicious gourmet ice cream gift collection. She will feel very special with the “Just for Mom Premium Collection” – 4 pints of hand-made ice cream with the finest of specialty ingredients. Here’s what she’ll get with the order: “World’s Sweetest Mom” (Chocolate Cake Ice Cream with Fudge Swirls & Brownie Bites), “Made With Love for Mom” (S’more’s Ice Cream), “Mom’s Love by the Spoonful” (Vanilla Ice Cream with Toffee Crunch (Butter Brickle), and “Mom’s Tub of Hugs” (Mint Cookie Crunch Ice, Cream with Chocolate Cookie Crunch & Fudge Swirls. $55.00
2. Lovepop Cards:
A gift in an envelope! You can’t go wrong with a 3D pop-up card featuring a bouquet of roses, kittens and mama cat, or a myriad of other artistic creations inspired by the ancient Japanese art form, Kirigami. Beautiful creative cards unlike any other. $8.00-$15.00
Love makes the world go round. Nashville artist Beth Lawrence created this stunning yet simple necklace while she was pregnant with her first child. Thoroughly modern and extremely meaningful, her pieces subtly represent the ineffably strong connection a mother shares with her child. A gold filled ring adorned with twisted wire is permanently entwined with a smaller, sterling silver hoop and suspended from a sterling silver chain. A wonderful gift for new mothers, grandmothers, sisters, or best friends, the joined pieces are evocative of the infinite connection we possess with the special people in our lives and a reminder that they’re always there for us as we carry on through life’s struggles and successes.$52.00