It’s that time when your coworker/family member is ready to retire and you want to choose a great nurse gift that they’ll love but won’t brake the bank.
This is a common issue we all face when we can’t think of what to get and it makes choosing a gift feel like a chore than a fun experience.
To help take some of that stress off choosing a gift we put together a list of fun and inexpensive gift ideas.
These 10 nurse gifts can be purchased for around $10 – $50 depending on your budget and is a great way to say,”thanks for the memories”.
1. Keep Calm “Good Bye Tension & Hello Pension”
As we all know nurses love coffee and a coffee mug with a sense of humor can be a great gift and daily reminder of how their hard work and dedication has paid off.
Nursing is all about making the lives of those around us better, however there comes a time when your coworker or family member is ready to put their clog or shoes up and retire.
This Keep Calm coffee mug by Go Banners is a great way to bring a little laughter to their life and you never know, they just might use their new favorite coffee mug every day.
2. Beautiful Embossed Scrapbook
If you and your coworkers have had a lot of great memories and laughter than you might want to consider making a scrapbook of all the good times with photos, employee quotes and other fun moments.
Scrapbooks are an excellent way to keep the memories alive and bring inspiration to them whenever they feel the need to open up this book.
This beautiful scrapbook is just as pleasing on the outside as it is on the in, and it uses a post bound page-binding system for easy expansions.
3. Golden State Fruit
If your retiree is a fan of dried fruits and nuts than Golden State Fruit makes an amazing gift set with tons of variety
This set includes roasted salted almonds and pistachios along with premium dried fruits such as dried apricots, dried dates, dried pears, dried plums and dried coconuts.
The whole gift set is presented in a beautiful and charming wooden crate, so they can easily pick at their favorite snacks whenever they want.
4. Scented Candles
Candles make an amazing gift for almost any occasion and the beautiful scent they release is a great way to improve anyone’s mood.
The best candles bring a feeling of serenity and calmness to the room and can lift up their spirits when they need a boost of energy/relaxation.
Best of all giving a candle as a gift can be a good way to help your friend experiment with new scents and possibly find a new favorite candle that they otherwise would have never tried.
5. Bath & Body Works Japanese Blossom Gift Set
Bath & Body Works makes a range of amazing products and their Japanese Blossom fragrance is one of their best selling and most loved products.
In fact Japanese Blossom’s fragrance is celebrated for its award-winning blend of pear, Japanese cherry blossom & cedar-wood.
This awesome gift set includes a body gel, fragrance lotion and fragrance mist that’s sure to please.
If you know a retiree that loves Bah & Body Works are is a fan of beautiful fragrances than this gift set just might be the perfect gift.
6. I’m Retired & You’re Not T-Shirt
I finally retired and all it got was a t-shirt. Just kidding 🙂
Why not let you beloved friend/family member let the rest of the world know they’ve just retired by getting them an awesome retirement t-shirt.
The I’m Retired & You’re Not T-Shirt is a good way to let them have some fun and celebrate their retirement at the same time.
This shirt also comes in a wide variety of colors such as pink, blue, red and grey if white isn’t their thing.
7. How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free
How to Retire Happy, Wild and Free is an excellent book for anyone planning on retiring or getting ready to retire.
This book offers plenty of advice and antidotes on how plan for retirement, how to better understand and manage money and how to enjoy retirement in a meaningful and creative way.
If retiring seems complex or not well understood this book can help educate, inform and encourage anyone who plans on or is about to retire.
8. Alexander Del Rossa Bathrobe
Few things feel as good as slipping into a comfortable bathrobe after a long hot shower or bath and this super comfortable bathrobe by Alexander Del Rossa provides an extremely soft and lightweight experience for those who wear it.
Wearing a comfortable, quality bathrobe is an excellent way to unwind after a long day and is a wonderful gift to give someone who enjoys the simple comforts of life.
You can either give it as a single gift or pair it with a candle and shower/bath gel and you make one amazing spa like experience.
9. Gift Card
A gift card is an excellent way to wish your coworker a happy retirement.
There are a number of great gift cards that you can choose from including massage gift cards, amazon gift cards, movie gift cards and activity gift cards based on their favorite recreational activity.
The best part about these types of gift cards is it gives them something specific to enjoy and focus on.
Money is a nice gift too, but a gift card say,”I want you to enjoy this massage or restaurant”, and it helps them get out of the house.
Besides if a coworker is retiring, they may already have enough money as it is.