Gift ideas for your chronically ill loved one
Having chronic illnesses means we tend to spend a lot of time at home, in bed or on the sofa.
It can be tricky to think about what to buy for your chronically ill loved ones because we may not be able to use typical gifts you’d buy for others. This can be due to allergies or not being able to use certain products due to pain or any other reason.
20 gift ideas for your chronically ill loved one include :
Tea / coffee collection
Blanket - soft, weighted or heated
Subscriptions - food, drinks, CI specific, magazines, entertainment, beauty/well-being boxes etc
Gift certificates - shopping, food and grocery etc
Pillows - body pillow, sitting in bed support pillow etc
Kitchen electronics - smoothie machine, air fryer, mini grill
Hot water bottle
Diffuser / essential oils
Bath essentials - bath tray, Epsom salts, bath pillow etc
Noise cancelling headphones
Offer to help them with something they may need or want
Money - for when you don't know what to get but want to give them something, this can also be helpful for medical bills and to pay for supplies
Or just spend some time with them inside or take out. Movie nights, cooking/baking together, going out for mini trips, anything that is chronic illness friendly and enjoyable for everyone !