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12/20/2017 02:05 pm ET Updated Dec 20, 2017

17 Gifts For Older Parents That They'll Actually Use

Don't overthink it.
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Wondering what to gift your mom or dad this holiday season? Don’t sweat it.

It’s easy to overthink gifts for older parents ― some gadgets seem too complicated to use, new socks and perfume feel a bit cliché ― but it doesn’t have to be. Your best bet? Give gifts that’ll make their life easier.

That’s why we’ve done the hard work for you by pulling together a list of useful gifts for older parents. Take a look at our 17 favorite finds below: 

  • 1 A way for them to always find their lost keys or phone
    Get it <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Tile-Mate-Finder-Anything-Finder/dp/B01L3VEC08/ref=pd_sim_107_3?_encoding=UTF8&amp=&pd
    Get it here
  • 2 An Ancestry DNA test kit so they can discover their roots
    Get it <a href="https://www.ancestry.com/" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;
    Get it here
  • 3 An online class so they can learn a new skill
    Learn cooking from Gordon Ramsay or photography from Annie Leibovitz. Give the gift that helps them grow&nbsp;<a href="https:
    Learn cooking from Gordon Ramsay or photography from Annie Leibovitz. Give the gift that helps them grow here
  • 4 These cozy herbal warming slippers
    Get them <a href="https://www.uncommongoods.com/product/mens-herbal-warming-slippers" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;
    Get them here
  • 5 Wine delivered right to their doorstep
    Get a subscription <a href="https://www.winc.com/" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;
    Get a subscription here
  • 6 A tasteful glasses holder
    Get it <a href="https://www.uncommongoods.com/product/eye-glasses-holder" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;
  • 7 A shave kit so they never have to worry about buying new blades again
    Get it <a href="https://www.harrys.com/en/us/products?irgwc=1&amp;ref_id=wzIV0BU%3AvzEV1JFynp1TzTvOUkmQ2b3B0Xbkxo0&amp;hid=l1
    Get it here
  • 8 An Amazon Echo for, well, everything
    Get it <a href="https://www.amazon.com/all-new-amazon-echo-speaker-with-wifi-alexa-dark-charcoal/dp/B06XCM9LJ4?tag=thehuffing
    Get it here
  • 9 A Keurig coffee maker
    Get it <a href="https://www.target.com/p/keurig-174-k-classic-153-k50-single-serve-k-cup-174-pod-coffee-maker/-/A-50981282#ln
    Get it here
  • 10 An extended phone charging cord
    Get it <a href="https://www.amazon.com/iCoil-Charger-Extension-Samsung-chargers/dp/B01A9CUHJ2?tag=thehuffingtop-20" target="_
    Get it here
  • 11 This all-natural sleep pillow spray
    Get it <a href="https://www.dermstore.com/product_Deep+Sleep+Pillow+Spray_67909.htm" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;
    Get it here
  • 12 A food scale so they can keep those healthy 2018 resolutions
    Get it <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Taylor-Precision-Products-Digital-Scale/dp/B00BDS2X2G?tag=thehuffingtop-20" target="_b
    Get it here
  • 13 A wi-fi enabled memory card so they can share pics and videos wirelessly
    Get it <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Transcend-Wi-Fi-Class-Memory-TS32GWSDHC10/dp/B00A659ILQ?tag=thehuffingtop-20" target="
    Get it here
  • 14 A good night's sleep with a Casper mattress
    Better yet, they can try it out for 100 nights risk-free. Get it <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Casper-Sleep-Mattress-Suppor
    Better yet, they can try it out for 100 nights risk-free. Get it here
  • 15 A Yeti tumbler to keep their drinks hot or cold literally all day long
    Get it <a href="https://www.amazon.com/YETI-Rambler-Stainless-Insulated-Tumbler/dp/B06WVLK5ZL?tag=thehuffingtop-20" target="_
    Get it here
  • 16 A heated mattress pad
    Get it <a href="https://www.target.com/p/sunbeam-174-slumberrest-premium-quilted-mattress-pad/-/A-18757053#lnk=sametab" targe
    Get it here
  • 17 This sunrise alarm clock that'll wake them up naturally
    Get it <a href="https://www.amazon.com/hOmeLabs-Sunrise-Alarm-Clock-Simulation/dp/B074NB5TNW/ref=sr_1_3?amp=&ie=UTF8&keywords
    Get it here

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