When you know a man in the hospital that is sick or just had surgery, you want to show him that you care and are thinking about him.
You want him to get “get well soon.” However, sending along a card that says that is pretty lame, and definitely a bit generic.
You need something that is really going to convey that he means the world to you. That’s why we put together this list of get well gifts for men in the hospital so you can decide the best way to show him that you care!
30 Wonderful Get-Well Gifts For Men
Send Him Warm Messages: BlankieGram Healing Thoughts Blanket (Grey
First things first, hospital rooms suck because the sheets are scratchy, the pillows are saggy and they’re just plain uncomfortable. The first step to fixing that is a beautiful cozy blanket. This fleece blanket is the perfect caring gift because it literally says words of inspiration, best wishes and caring support all over it! Gray is a balanced color that promotes a calming and harmonious effect on one’s mind, body and spirit.
However, if that’s not your loved one’s thing, there are four other luxurious colors from which to choose.
Help Him Relax to the Max: ZOEMO Bed Rest Reading Pillow – Grey
This cozy pillow offers outstanding support for his neck, back and arms with a specially reinforced cushion making it the perfect pillow to prop up on in bed. The velour covered neck roll pillow was specially designed to ensure the comfort and health for the relaxing time.
It also offers lumbar support. The pillow is stuffed with 100 percent pure cotton filling making it highly resilient, built to last and super comfy. The premium bed rest pillow is quite roomy with the dimensions: 26.
5” height, 11.5” arm and 33” bottom length.
Pillows for 5-star Comfort: Beckham Hotel Collection Gel Pillow (2-Pack)
Let’s be honest, hospital pillows are sad … However, that’s an easily fixable problem that can make all the difference in someone’s mood and outlook on a situation! Swap out those sad hospital pillows for these Beckham Luxury Linens Gel-Filled Fiber Pillows crafted in super plush gel fiber and put all other standard pillows to shame.
They are expertly tailored to ensure maximum comfort for all sleeping positions. Plus, these pillows are dust mite, mold and mildew resistant, and completely chemical and allergen-free, making them excellent for even the most extended hospital stays.
For the World’s Softest Pillows: STWIENER 1,000 Egyptian Cotton Pillowcases
With those high-quality pillows, you need some high-quality pillowcases. Enter:
100% Egyptian Cotton 1000 Thread Count silky satin weave pillowcases that deliver the durability of hotel-like pillowcases.
Fine yarns made with 100% Egyptian cotton fiber provide a smooth and soft feeling to ensure your tight sleep and are stain-resistant! These natural and eco-friendly pillowcases cover and protect the pillows from being dirty and can decorate the hospital room.
I mean, look at them. They’re downright gorgeous!
To Block Out Lights and Noises: Bedtime Bliss Eye Mask for – Includes Carry Pouch and Ear Plugs
If you’ve spent even a few hours in the hospital, you know there’s a lot of light and sound. Alarms, beeping machines, nurses are going in and out of rooms … basically, not a very relaxing place. Definitely not a comfortable place to get some rest, which is especially unfortunate because rest is imperative to recovery and health.
This soft and comfortable sleep mask will block out all light and comes with a pair of earplugs. This is the perfect set for enabling some great R.E.M. sleep in the hospital because the mask is lightweight and has an adjustable Velcro band to fit all head sizes.
For Those with a Sense of Humor: I Do All My Own Stunts Shirt
This is an excellent “get well soon” gift for men with a sense of humor. This a 100 percent cotton, lightweight, classic fit t-shirt. It has double-needle sleeves and bottom hem, allowing for durability.
This shirt is better than your average “get well” card and comes in ten different colors. Plus, it’s pretty size-inclusive, running from a small to a 3X.
Wearable Comfort at its Finest: THE COMFY Original Oversized Microfiber & Sherpa Wearable Blanket
Everyone needs this bad boy, not just your loved one in the hospital. This is the softness of a blanket and the fit of an oversized comfy hoodie all rolled into one! It’ll keep you warm and cozy as he lounges in the hospital bed and focuses on his recovery.
He can get up and move around when he needs to without worry about it dragging on the ground. Plus, this large, oversized design fits almost every shape and size and comes in eleven fun colors, so you’ll have no problem picking out the best gift for your loved one!
Be Cozy in Style: AUDIANO Mens Polo Shirts
If he’s allowed to sport his own clothing in the hospital, he might want something comfortable but classy looking. This is one snazzy-looking button closure polo but is made of an ultra-soft and breathable cotton material making it comfortable to wear.
The turn-down collar resists curling creating a sharp look. Plus, the whole shirt is wrinkle resistant. It’s the perfect piece of leisurewear that’s still stylish. The deep teal color is to die for, and worst-case scenario, this can be a piece of a trendy going-home ensemble that’s still comfy, breathable and flexible for those recovering.
To Feel Great and Look Even Better: UNIQUE STYLES ASFOOR Men’s Jogger Pants
To accompany that snazzy looking polo shirt, you have these versatile joggers. The soft fabric isn’t itchy or uncomfortable and is stretchy, so there’s plenty of room to move around in. They come in multiple sizes and have a secure drawstring closure making them acceptable hospital wear, but also fantastic looking.
Oh, and have we mentioned the two handy side pockets and the extra convenient back pocket! They also feature relaxed elastic bottom bands for comfortable and unrestricted movement. They will still look stylish with his hospital socks AND his Nikes when he gets to blow that popsicle stand!
Because Flannel is the Coziest Material!: Noble Mount Pajamas for Men – Cotton Flannel Lounge Set
If he prefers to stay in the ultimate leisurewear instead, these are a must-have. The bottoms are just the softest 100 percent cotton yarn-dyed flannel with a comfy elastic waist with a drawstring. The top is long-sleeve thermal Henley with a sturdy rib collar and cuffs and three-button placket.
The heavier construction adds to the durability and warmth for those freezing hospital rooms. These are definitely a great pair of pajamas to hang out in and focus on the business of getting better.
For Flowing Elegance: Alexander Del Rossa Men’s Warm Flannel Fleece Robe
To go over those cozy pajamas, he needs this robe. This robe is ankle length and made from plush 330 GSM coral fleece to keep him warm. He’ll be able to enjoy the comfort of plush microfiber fleece every day, even after he gets to come home from the hospital! Plus, the robe features modesty ties on the inside to keep it securely closed, no matter how he twists, turns or bends and has an adjustable outer belt tie for the perfect fit.
To Add Warmth to the Hospital Room: Aku Tonpa Flameless Candles Sets with Remote Control
Hospital rooms are pretty dreary and sad, but they can be fixed up to be a little homier with some subtle additions. Candles are one of those things that can instantly make a space feel warm and inviting.
However, you obviously can’t have real candles in a hospital room. What you can have are these incredibly realistic dancing flame L.E.D. candles with flame simulation technology that makes the candles sway and flicker so convincingly.
Plus, this set of three comes with one remote so they can be controlled right from his hospital bed. He can set the candles to come on at the same time each day and stay on for either 2, 4, 6 or 8 hours.
They have approximately 200 hours of battery life and 50,000 hours of total life!
To Create a Homey Feeling: HC STAR Potted Artificial Pant Fake Green Grass Set
Another way to make a hospital room look homey is to add plants. However, real plants can start drooping and die within days, which is just sad to see. Instead, get him some lifelike artificial potted plants.
They’re pretty and expensive looking without being girly (four of the plants are just good ole fashion greenery, but there are two pots with lavender for just a pop of color). The stone base is well made and adds a nice touch.
Plus, this is a 6-pack of small plants that range from only 5-inches to 7-inches wide and 5-inches to 7.5-inches tall so they can be spread out nicely across the room without taking up too much space!
To Remind Him that You Care: PhotoShare Friends and Family Smart-Frame Digital Photo Frame
Nothing can make a space feel homier like family photos. Family photos are the best way to remind him that he’s got unwavering support from everyone around him. This digital photo frame can hold over 5,000 photos.
It’s just the coolest; you can actually send pictures and messages from your phone right to his picture frame in seconds using the free PhotoShare App. Plus, it’s got a beautiful espresso frame.
Nothing Beats a Strong Support System:: RECUTMS Photo Album (Black)
If digital isn’t really his speed, then this beautiful sewn leather collage frame cover photo album is the perfect gift for him. It measures 14.5-inches by 13.4-inches by 2.5-inches, with 60 sheets/120 pages of photos.
It can hold a total of 600 of his favorite family photos. The picture album pages look elegant and will protect his treasured pictures for a long time to come.
Essential Oils Done Safely: Rescue Essential Oil Roller Set
Essential oils can uplift the mood and be beneficial to health. However, in a hospital, it wouldn’t be right to diffuse them. Instead, you can get him this set of 100 percent pure, gentle and effective non-GMO natural roll-on essential oils with no toxins or additives.
They are therapeutic grade, steam distilled and blended with carrier oils. The four are Renew, Soothe, Calm and Breathe. Renew will help fight sickness and skin issues. Soothe will help aching muscles and joints.
Calm will help alleviate stress. Finally, Breathe can help you take a deep, relaxing breath. It clears sinuses with eucalyptus, peppermint and tea tree, among others.
When You Look Good You Feel Good: Upgraded Beard Grooming Kit
First off, this is packed in a luxury gift box, making it an excellent and effortless gift. Second off, having a fresh face can make a man feel like a million bucks and look like a million bucks, of course.
This kit has EVERYTHING he needs to do that, beard conditioner, beard shampoo, beard oil, beard balm, a brush, a comb, scissors, a shaping tool and a handy storage bag. Plus, these products are 100 percent natural and organic formulated to aid in healthy beard growth.
They also hydrate, clean, nourish, straighten and soften his beard, protect him from itchy and irritated skin and get rid of beard dandruff.
Because Hospital Soap Sucks!: Art of Sport Total Routine Kit, 7pc Men’s Body Care Gift
Another thing that could really lift his spirits during his stint in the hospital is not to have to use that crappy hospital soap. It’s like washing your hair and body with the world’s driest bar soap.
Instead, he’d love this seven-piece daily skincare essentials kit made without sulfates, parabens or phthalates. It includes aluminum-free deodorant, activated charcoal body wash, two charcoal bar soaps, and an anti-dandruff shampoo and conditioner, all in eucalyptus victory scent that will cleanse, hydrate and recharge skin, hair and scalp.
It also comes with charcoal face wash in pure mint that cleanses and exfoliates. Plus, it includes a daily skin lotion that hydrates head to toe with a light, fresh scent. Waaay better than that stuff they have at the hospital!
Entertainment for All Ages: Nintendo Switch Lite
If he’s going to be spending his day or days in a hospital, then he needs entertainment, and a handheld video game is definitely a great way to pass the time. The Nintendo Switch is optimized for personal, handheld play and is a small and light Nintendo Switch system.
It’s compatible with all physical and digital Nintendo Switch games that support handheld mode. Plus, it’s a stylish gray color. Though, if gray isn’t his jam, there are other color options!
High Quality Sound without Being a Bother to Others: Elecder i39 Headphones with Microphone Foldable Lightweight
Video games can be a bit bothersome to other patients, so headphones are a must. Plus, they can be great to use when listening to music on his phone, as well. They offer excellent sound quality and are durable.
Additionally, the cord uses high-quality cloth and doesn’t tangle or damage easily. The adjustable band allows him to get the perfect fit for his head shape. They offer a folding design making them convenient to carry and store when he’s not using them.
They even come in some of the same colors as the Nintendo Switch Lite to make him a matching gift set!
Old School Fun That’s Been Upgraded: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo Switch
Of course, a game system wouldn’t be complete without games. Mario Kart is a classic game that is fun for all ages. However, Mario Kart 8, the definitive version, allows him to play anytime, anywhere, and battle in a revised battle mode on new and returning battle courses.
This there are all-new guest characters, along with returning favorites, such as King Boo, Dry Bones and Bowser Jr.
A Game for the Whole Family: Carnival Games Nintendo Switch
The next game you should get him is this fun carnival game that will allow him to play games, win tickets and trade them in for new outfits for his carnival guest characters. He can dress them up to match his style or dress them as wacky as he can in wild headgear, shirts and bottoms.
This game is fun for all ages and can be shared with friends and family for a true Carnival Games Party.
For Truly Old School Gamers: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo Switch
Forget everything you know about The Legend of Zelda games. On the Nintendo Switch, his journey can be freer and more open than ever before. He can take his adventure as Link anywhere, any way he likes right from his hospital room.
There is no better way to pass the time!
To Detail His Account in the Hospital and His Recovery: Leather Journal Gift Set with Antique Leather Bookmark + Pen
With all that extra time, he can take up journaling. To do that, he needs this lovely handmade leather journal, leather bookmark, hidden pen holder and stylish pen. It all comes in a finely crafted presentation box, making it the perfect present.
The journal and bookmark are made from premium buffalo leather that is durable, soft and has that pleasant leather smell. The rustic decorative stitching on the spine adds charm to this keepsake for men.
Writing in Style: Engraved/Personalized Rosewood Pen, Pencil Gift Set
The leather bound journal above does come with a pen, but it’s nonrefillable. To remedy that, this gorgeous set is just what is needed. It comes with a rosewood pen with black ink and a rosewood .9 mm lead pencil.
The best part is that they can be personalized with his name! Also, they can be stored in the lovely rosewood box when he’s not using them.
F*ck I’m Bored!: Activity Book for Adults
This activity book is filled with foul language and features one hundred adult activities, such as coloring, sudoku, dot-to-dot, word searches, mazes, fallen phrases and much, much more! There will be plenty of things to do while he’s bored in the hospital.
The humorous instructions will make any man with a great sense of humor chuckle!
Fantastically Foul Fun: Get Well Soon! Activity & Puzzle Book for Men
A Get Well Soon Activity Puzzle Book, especially for Men! Full of crossword puzzles, trivia questions, Suduko, word finds, funny and inspirational quote falls, fun quizzes, and jokes. It contains quizzes like.
..Are you Competitive? Are you Cheap?….50 Things every man should know how to do…Presidential trivia….dumb jokes…funny quote. It’s absolutely filled with humor and inspiration. This book will be sure to lift his spirits!
Just What the Doctor Ordered: Laughter the Best Medicine: A Laugh-Out-Loud Collection
Laughter the Best Medicine is a collection of Reader’s Digest magazine’s funniest jokes, quotes, stories, cartoons, anecdotes, and laugh-out-loud captions. A little chuckle every day will keep the doctor away.
It offers up some of the funniest moments that will get him through his day, in the form of jokes, gags and cartoons that will have him laughing out loud.
Everything He’ll Need in One Place: Get Well Gifts Box
A gift package is an ideal way to wish someone a speedy recovery and this package has it all! It includes a luxuriously soft blanket, organic wellness tea and honey straws, chicken soup and a word find book.
He’ll be comfortable, well-fed and have something fun to do to pass the time. The blanket is probably the best part of this gift set, though. It’s a rich deep blue, made from luxuriously super soft plush material and is the perfect size to cover up and get some much-needed rest.
Snacks Even Doctor’s Will Approve Of: Holiday Nut and Dried Fruit Gift Basket
This gourmet sampler will offer sweet, chewy, crunchy and HEALTHY goodness for him to snack on. Included are kiwi tidbits, papaya bites, royal dates, dried pears, raisins, plump apricots, dried summer plums and peaches, exotic pineapple, apple rings, heart-healthy pistachios and premium roasted almonds.
The Oh! Nuts, sweet dried fruits are healthy and incredibly difficult to resist, and the savory nuts are loaded with fiber, vitamins, and minerals. This remarkable blend of flavors forms a gift presentation that’s appealing to the eyes as well as the palate.
This is the perfect way to wish him well!
When someone you care about is in the hospital, it is imperative to show them you love them and are there for them. Well wishes and a strong support team can make all the difference in someone’s recovery.
That being said, just sending along a card is not going to do it. You need to get him an excellent gift that will uplift his spirits in this difficult time.
Typically, it would be recommended to get him something he likes as a gift.
However, you should also consider gifts that are going to be useful in passing the time and gifts that will keep him comfortable and gifts that will help him feel better physically.
The gifts on this list were curated with those things in mind.
We have hand-selected a wide range of comfort items like blankets and pillows, mood-boosting items like essential oils and a high-quality hygiene kits, as well as an assortment of activity related things, like books and a game system.
Any one (or better yet, two or three) of these items is just what the doctor ordered for a speedy and smooth recovery!
However, this is far from an exhaustive list of extraordinary gifts, so we need YOUR help to provide more ideas to other people dealing with the important man in their life being in the hospital.
Comment your great get well gift ideas for a man or share about a time you received a heartfelt get-well gift that boosted your spirits!