Because people turning 60 often don't want to accumulate more material objects, giving a gift of a special experience is a great birthday present idea. Other ideas include assembling photos into a book, making donations to causes important to the birthday celebrant and creating gift baskets filled with favorite foods.Continue Reading
As people grow older, often they create lists of experiences they would like to have. Indulge this wish with a birthday present taking the celebrant to a place he's always wanted to visit or providing a special experience such as sky diving or golf lessons with a professional.
A special gift for someone turning 60 is a journal that guides the person through a retrospective look at his life. This can also be a present that the recipient can later pass on to his own children or grandchildren. A commemorative look back at the day or week the person was born, such as a framed newspaper, is also a unique gift.
A basket filled with goodies that can be consumed and enjoyed without adding to one's list of possessions is often welcomed by 60-year-olds. Consider a basket of gourmet brownies or wine. Other welcome presents include electronics, books or simple jewelry.Learn more about Birthday Gifts
Because so few people actually reach their 100th birthdays, there is no traditional gift for a 100th birthday celebration. However, gift ideas appreciated by someone celebrating a 100th birthday include time capsules, personalized items, mementos from the year the birthday person was born, and practical gifts such as bathrobes, throw blankets and slippers. It's also a good idea to make a donation to a cause the birthday person cares about.Full Answer >
A birthday present to yourself should be something memorable, meaningful and special based on your own likes and interests, such as a gadget, piece of music or favorite type of clothing. Alternatively, give an intangible gift such as body love and self-acceptance. Release something that does harm to you, such as guilt or shame.Full Answer >
Jewelry, wine glasses, perfume and personalized home decor are good 40th birthday present ideas for a woman. Chocolate, Starbucks gift sets and jewelry boxes are also good gifts to give a woman.Full Answer >
A good 50th birthday present is a personalized canvas or a plaque. Other good gifts include photos and customized photo frames.Full Answer >