If you’re like many sons and daughters, you struggle to find a Father’s Day gift that’s a little unique, yet that will be used and appreciated. Should it be practical, meaningful, or fun? Or some combination? Below are some gift ideas that are beyond the ordinary for all the dads in your life.

Gift ideas for the typical older dad:

Gift ideas especially for dads with memory loss:

Give the gift of time!

Of course, you know that for most fathers (and even fathers-in-law) the best gift of all is spending time with you and your family members. If that’s not possible because of schedules, distance, or, well, desire…there’s always the classic Father's Day gift: a tie!

For more gift ideas take a look at our list of perfect gifts for seniors.

original publication: May 2021
update publication: April 2022

About the Author

Barbra London is an expert in health services and care management for aging populations with nearly 50 years of hands-on experience. Based out of NJ, she currently partners with BAYADA Home Health Care to provide support through coaching, training, and advocating with our personal care and companionship services practice.

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