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Seeking ideas for Christmas present

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,671
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:39 AM in New Member Introductions
My father had back surgery last week. He is always hard to buy for and I was wondering if there was anything I might get him that would either help in his rehab or just life in general.


  • A grabber
    A laptop
    A laptop tray
    Some of his favorite TV shows on DVD
    An Ipod or MP3 player

    Stuff life that makes things nice.

  • A grabber is priceless, so is a laptop to while away the resting hours.

    What about a netflix account? If you want to get really personal, ask if he needs a shower chair, shower handle bar (which I love), toilet seat riser....I don't know how he's coming along, obviously, but some of these things he may need but feels funny asking for them.

    Does he live alone? If so, how about some home-made easy to re-heat meals? Or even a "coupon booklet" for things he will need help with during his recovery, even taking him to the movies as he feels better. It can be very isolating recovering from surgery.

    Hopefully some of these ideas will help. Like I said, it can be isolating during recovery, I wonder if thats why I feel like I am rambling this morning!!HaHa!!
  • i see this is your first post and i want to welcome you to the forum!! :H how kind of you to think of your father in this way... :D this is most likely some of the best gifts you could get your dad if he is fresh out of surgery. =D> how nice he raised such a thoughtful daughter! don't forget to turn your dad onto SH once he gets to feeling better and using the computer. SH is open 24 hours a day.. :D Jenny :)
  • You are very thoughtful to do your research. Everything that the others have suggested is good ideas. As thoughful as you seem to be I feel sure that whatever you get him will be great.

    Good luck and Merry Christmas
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