Celebrating a 90th birthday is not something a lot of people get to do. It’s quite the accomplishment, and this milestone deserves an incredible gift.
You’ll find tons of fun and useful ideas on this list.
Birthdays at a Glance: Family Birthday Calendar Hanging Board
What a fun way to remember everyone’s birthday! Plus, it makes a great decor piece. Each wooden plaque measures 15.7 inches by 4.7 inches and comes with durable hemp rope and an adhesive hook. Included are 100 wooden tags to write down the birthdays of family and friends.
Each tag measure 1.2 inches by 1.2 inches. There are a variety of plaques available. You’re sure to find one they will love.
Learn More About Their Ancestry: 23andMe Ancestry + Traits Service Personal Genetic DNA Test
As most people grow older, they become interested in learning more about where they came from. While they may need a little help with this ancestry kit, they will love reading the results. It’s simple to obtain a sample and mail.
Their results will cover over 1500 geographic regions. They’ll be able to learn the origins of their maternal and paternal ancestors. They can also opt in to DNA Relatives to connect with others who may be a distant relative.
Candy from Their Youth: Old Fashioned Vintage Candy Assortment
This assortment of vintage candy is a fun and unique gift idea. Help them take a stroll down memory lane as they recall being able to buy their favorite candy for one-two cents. This assortment arrives shrink-wrapped in a gift box that measures 9 inches by 6.
5 inches by 2.75 inches and includes 30 different types of candy. They’ll find candy cigarettes, atomic fireballs, root beer barrels, bubble gum cigars, a candy necklace, butterscotch buttons, and so much more.
Make Their Walkways Safer: Solpex 8 Pack Solar Pathway Lights
This 8-pack set of solar pathway lights is a simple, yet effective, way to light up their walkway. The waterproof LED lights soak up the sun during the day to offer light up to 8 hours after dark. Made of polysilicon solar panels and ABS plastic, these lights will last for years.
They’re simple to push into the ground, and not only do they create a beautiful pathway, you can rest easy knowing they’re able to see where they’re going.
Tell Their Story: The Book of Myself: A Do-It-Yourself Autobiography
This is a wonderful simple way for them to record their story for their children, grandchildren, and more. The 224-page hardcover book has 201 memory prompts/questions. This book is as much of a gift for their family as it is for them.
Everyone will love it.
Constant Companions: Window Bird Feeder
Animal lovers or bird watchers will be thrilled with this see-through acrylic window bird feeder. It arrives with strong suction cups and a removable seed tray. They can sit right at their window and watch the birds come and go as often as they wish.
It features drain holes so rain water will easily drain. It’s simple to set up and to clean. The feeder measures 11.8 inches by 5 inches x 4 inches. The durable design can withstand all types of weather and will hold 4 cups of bird feed.
It arrives beautifully packaged and is sure to be a huge hit.
This 56-page hardcover book is designed using Dr. Seuss characters to poke fun at the wonders of old age. They’ll have a blast laughing at the featured elderly patient receiving a checkup at “Golden Years Clinic on Century Square for Spleen Readjustment and Muffler Repair”.
It’s filled with fun ‘play on words’ type scenarios to find the humorous side to aches and pains.
No More Fumbling in the Dark: Vansky Motion Activated Bed Light
This LED strip motion sensor light is really perfect for any age. It offers plenty of light to make it easy to walk to the bathroom or kitchen in the middle of the night. It offers a soft glow that makes it easy to get around without waking others and features an automatic shut-off timer.
As soon as it detects movement, it turns on and can be set from 30 seconds to 10 minutes before shutting off. It arrives with a power adapter, extension cable, and a user manual.
Get Warm & Get a Massage: Naipo Shiatsu Back Massager Chair Pad with Heat
They’ll love having a comfy cushion that not only massages aching backs but keeps them warm. Designed with 3D shiatsu massage nodes, they can choose to have their upper back, lower back, or full back massaged.
It also has 3 vibration levels. Used at the lowest setting, it can work as a simple heated cushion for those who are always cold.
Stylish & Easy to Read: Timex Men’s Easy Reader Watch
This gorgeous Timex watch doesn’t necessarily scream easy-to-read. It simply has a classic design that happens to be easier to see. There are 3 styles available. You can choose a gold tone band with a white dial or a silver tone band with a white or blue dial.
It features Arabic numerals, a day and date window, and an Indiglo night light. The brushed silver-tone stainless steel band expands to fit any wrist size. It’s also water proof up to 30 meters and arrives in a beautiful case.
For Tiny Prints: Bulex Magnifying Glass with Light for Reading
Straining to read prescription medicines and tiny directions can be a thing of the past with this magnifying glass. It features a double glass lens to prevent scratches and will magnify up to 10X. The LED lights provide just the right amount of lighting to make it even easier to read small print.
It uses 2 AA batteries and is something they will definitely get a lot of use out of.
Ultimate Relaxation: Chanasya 5-Piece Combo Gift Pack With Throw Blanket
This beautiful set features a 50 inch x 65 inch blanket throw that is covered in loving and comforting words. Made of 100% polyester, it’s super comfy and warm. They’ll also find a neck pillow, eye mask, a pair of socks, and a carrying tote in the set.
You can choose from teal, rose/tan, grey, or aubergine.
No More Straining: EZ Off Jar Opener For All Jar Sizes
Days of wrestling with tight jar lids can be put behind them with this EZ Off Jar Opener. It’s simple to install under a cabinet with included peel-and-stick adhesive and 3 included screws. It will open all kinds of jars including factory sealed and child proof.
Jar size is also not an issue. A simple twist will open anything from nail polish to a jar of pickles.
Everything Within Reach: LapGear Media Bed Tray
They’ll wonder how they lived without this beautiful and useful lap tray. Made of natural bamboo, you can choose the natural color or a darker brown. It measures 21.8 inches by 13.9 inches and will hold any size laptop.
They can use it to eat dinner while watching TV, work crossword puzzles, and anything else they’d like. The folding legs are 3 inches long and will make the lap tray sit 10.5 inches tall when opened.
Peace of Mind: Big Button One Finger Press Emergency Alarm
This simple emergency alarm will give you and them peace of mind. Designed to wear on the wrist like a bracelet, one press of the button enables the alarm and a second press disables it. It will sound a siren alarm that can be heard up to 606.
9 feet away and 2 red LED lights will blink. It can be used to attract attention if they fall, hear an intruder, or any other reason that requires the attention of others. The band is soft, breathable, and adjustable.
The included battery lasts for a year. A small flashlight can also be enabled for emergencies. You can choose between black or white.
Soft & Warm: FORTREE Cashmere Feel Scarf
This beautiful scarf comes in 10 different 2-tone colors ensuring you’ll be able to find her favorite. They’re lightweight and perfect for adding an extra piece for warmth or accessorizing an outfit. You can choose colors such as grey/pink, dark grey/ivory, coral/ivory, and more.
No More Hard Chairs: Seat Cushion Memory Foam
Backaches are a given as most people age. This seat cushion is perfect for sitting in the dining room or on long car rides. This cushion features temperature-stable memory foam that will make long periods of sitting much more comfortable.
The wedge design is ergonomically contoured to encourage good posture which takes the pressure off the lower back, hips, and legs. It has a removable cover that can be washed and a nonslip gel rubber bottom to keep it in place regardless of the chair surface.
You can choose between black or grey, and it comes with a carrying handle attached.
Celebrate the Decades: EFYTAL Nine Circle Necklace
She’s certain to love this gorgeous necklace by EFYTAL. Made of 925 sterling silver, 9 circles represent 9 decades that she’s been blessed with. The chain and circles are hypoallergenic and lead and nickel free.
The 20 inch chain comes with a 5-year warranty. It arrives gift wrapped with a card ready for giving.
Keep Their Independence: Drive Medical Nitro Euro Style Red Rollator Walker
If they need help getting around or need to rest often when walking or shopping, this rollator walker is the perfect solution. It has a lightweight aluminum frame with a built-in brake and a comfy nylon seat.
The handle height is completely adjustable. The large front wheels are designed to make the walker simple to turn. This walker measures 27.75 inches by 23 inches by 33.5 inches. The handle height goes from 33.
5 inches to 38.25 inches, and it has a weight capacity of 300 lbs. A removable zippered storage bag is included. You can choose from red, white, or black. This walker is ideal for those who still enjoy getting out often.
A Special Keepsake: Happy 90th Birthday Guestbook
This gorgeous black and gold birthday guestbook makes an incredible keepsake. With 180 pages, it has room for 90 guests to sign their name or write a quick note. You can then go back later and add photos of those guests next to their signature.
The photo album has a soft cover and is designed in a square format. This is a gift they will cherish.
A Hat He’ll Be Proud to Wear: 90th Birthday Baseball Cap
his fun baseball cap is perfect for the birthday guy. With a vintage design, he’ll be sure to make 90 look good. It has a rip-strip size adjuster on the back. This makes a great gift and birthday keepsake.
Elegant & Useful: Zen Breeze Essential Oil Diffuser
This aromatherapy diffuser is ideal for releasing relaxing scents and making a great home decor piece. You can choose a brown or dark brown wood-grain diffuser that has an adjustable mist timer. It can run non-stop or be set to run for 1, 3, or 6 hours at a time.
It automatically shuts off when the water is low. It features 14 LED colors that can be set to one color or fade into each color repeatedly. You can add a couple of your own favorite oils such as eucalyptus, rosewood, lavender, and much more.
Display a Favorite Photo: Shudehill Giftware Happy 90th Birthday Photo Frame
This Happy 90th Birthday picture frame is lacquer coated and holds 5 inch by 3.5 inch pictures. The overall measurement is 5.8 inches by 5.8 inches. They can add a favorite photo from their photo album or one from their birthday celebration and display it on a table or shelf.
Comfy Sweatshirt: Looking Good 90 Years Premium Sweatshirt
This fun sweatshirt can be given beforehand so they can wear it to their birthday celebration, or it can be given as a gift to wear anytime after. Made of 100% cotton, it arrives preshrunk. Light blue and white writing is featured on the navy and black colors.
The light steel sweatshirt is a 90%/10% cotton/polyester mix that features the same colors as the others. The design is screen printed and will last wash after wash. You can choose from sizes small – 3x.
It makes a fun celebration gift that they’re sure to love.
His Favorite Mug: 9 Decades Old Coffee Mug
For coffee lovers or as a decor piece for their desk or shelf, this ceramic coffee mug is sure to be a hit. Printed on both sides, it reads “I’m only 9 decades old”. The sublimation imprint makes it dishwasher and microwave safe and ensures it will last for years.
This mug makes a great gift alone or inside a gift basket.
Jewelry for Her: Miss Pink Birthday Jewelry Gifts for Her Expandable Bangle
This stainless steel bangle bracelet is expandable and designed to fit any wrist size. It features 4 adorable charms that include a Live, Laugh, Love charm, a wine glass charm, a #90 charm, and a Happy Birthday Cake charm. She’s sure to love it.
Fun Novelty Socks: 90th Birthday Gift Vintage Novelty Black Socks
You can’t go wrong with fun socks either alone or inside a gift basket. These 90th Birthday socks are 80% cotton, 18% nylon, and 2% lycra. The design is printed on the outside of both socks and is perfect for shoe sizes 6-11.
For Wine Lovers: Aged to Perfection Wine Glass
For those who love the occasional glass of wine, this gorgeous laser-engraved wine glass is an ideal gift. Each glass is manufactured with a chip-resistant rim and holds 12.75 ounces. It reads ‘Aged to Perfection’ and stands at approximately 7.
5 inches tall. Pair this wine glass with a bottle of their favorite red or white, and you’ve got a wonderful gift.
Reminiscing Fun: Brain Games Picture Puzzles
Perfect for puzzle lovers or those who love to reminisce, this spiral-bound picture puzzle book is a fun gift idea. With pictures throughout the twentieth century, they’ll need a keen eye to spot the differences between two seemingly identical photos.
The book has 4 sections with each section starting off with the easiest puzzles and progressing to harder ones. They’ll love finding the differences in photos such as the Route 66 road stop, a soda shop, a 1940’s family room, a roller skating rink, and much more.
It has 192 pages filled with fun, and the solutions are in the back. It’s the perfect size to keep with them while going to appointments, riding in the car, or wherever they want.
Shop in Style: 90th Birthday Gift Bag Novelty Shopping Tote
She’ll really enjoy this fun shopping tote. Made from heavy weight cotton canvas, each bag has a jute base and sides. The handles are sturdy and long enough to be carried by hand or over the shoulder. It has a cute 90th birthday design that’s imprinted ensuring it won’t fade.
These bags measure 13 inches by 16.5 inches by 7.5 inches and are perfect for grabbing a few items at the store or simply using as a purse whenever she goes out.
Gifts for Her
There are several great ideas to choose from just for this milestone birthday. A photo album, the shopping tote, wine glass, blanket throw set, and the diffuser are all great ideas. She would absolutely love the birthday bangle with charms and the decade circles necklace.
Gifts for Him
The baseball cap, the coffee mug, and the Timex watch are all perfect gifts he’s sure to enjoy. The 90th birthday socks are also a lot of fun.
Whether they get around easily or not, there are plenty of great items on this list to make their lives easier when turning 90.
The solar lights are perfect for lining their walkway and providing plenty of light, the walker/chair is ideal for shopping or appointments, and the automatic bed light makes it much easier to get around at night.
The seat cushion, heated massage chair pad, and the jar opener also make great gifts. For your own peace of mind and theirs, the alarm bracelet is great for grabbing other’s attention that help is needed.
Mark the Occasion
If you’re wanting something fun to mark this special occasion, you’re in luck. From socks, a baseball cap, and a bracelet to a picture frame and a birthday guestbook, they would love it all.
If you’re planning a 90th birthday celebration or looking for more inspiration, the following websites have tons of great ideas.
Finding a personalized 90th birthday present for the soon-to-be 90-year-old in your life is a snap with this list. If you have an idea that isn’t listed, please comment below.
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