If you have ever been sick for an extended period, you know how lonely and awful the experience is. You can use your experience to brighten the day of someone else. If you have a sick friend or relative, consider getting them get well gifts. Your gifts can be something to brighten their day or health gifts that may help them on their way to a speedy recovery.
Get Well Gifts for Friends
If you know someone that needs a little pick me up to aid in their recovery, consider health gifts for them. Fruit basket gifts are one way to insure that your friend has adequate servings of fresh fruit on their table while they are on the mend. Be aware of any dietary restrictions before you purchase a basket. A basket of flowering bulbs is a great alternative to cheer up your friend if health restrictions prevent them from consuming fruit.
A basket of flowering bulbs is a great alternative to cheer up your friend if health restrictions prevent them from consuming fruit.
Other get well gifts for friends include boredom buster baskets that contain a collection of games and puzzles to keep their mind active and off their illness. You can make your own basket to bring a smile to their face. Create a collection of books or magazines you know they will love and stuff a few special treats in with the basket. Again, make sure the treats fit into dietary restrictions. Dried fruits, fresh fruits are always health gifts but you might want to add a few chocolate treats to give a little surprise.
Get Well Gifts for Coworkers
Everyone forms close relationships at work and when someone is sick, you can show them you care with health gifts to make them feel a little better. Get well gifts for co-workers can reflect the profession or just be a fun gift to brighten the day. Sentimints are candies with a message. These peppermint butter mints come in a jar mixed with inspirational messages to lift the spirits of your sick coworker. There are also many other varieties of inspirational messages in a jar. Some have the messages in an envelope and others come with different types of candy.
Get well gifts for co-workers can reflect the profession or just be a fun gift to brighten the day.
Send personalized Chinese fortune cookies to your friend. Several online sites allow you to select personalized messages to put into the fortune cookies. Some of the sites help you select the right wording too. If you really want to impress your coworker, buy a giant fortune cookie with a personalized message. They will laugh at the gift, enjoy your well wishes and love the taste of these specialty items.
Get Well Gifts for Kids
Children are often the hardest to see ill. You expect every child to be running and playing. Being stuck in a bed is not a natural thing for a child so you need to give a gift that makes the bed rest tolerable. Get well gifts for children vary by the age of the child. Younger children love to spend the day with a get well Teddy. Teddy bears dressed in pajamas with physical ailments or mending limbs provide a friend for the child that understands being ill. These lovable toys created for a bed bound child also make a great gift for adults.
Entertain the child with games, coloring books, storybooks or even a personal DVD player and DVDs. Your tiny patient will not notice the hours flying by as they work their way through the puzzles or watch the latest Harry Potter movie from the bed. Put your selection into a basket with health gifts like trail mix, fresh fruit or other healthy snacks and you make the little patient smile with delight.
Get Well Health Gifts
Give Mom or Dad a little chicken soup and some healing tea. Make your own health gifts or buy them online. Pack up a decorative container with items like chicken soup, green or herbal tea, fruit, bottled water, dried fruit mix, organic popcorn and a little bit of candy. If your recipient is diabetic, include sugar free items in the basket. If you do not have time, you will find many baskets online and sites devoted strictly to healthy food baskets. Since they purchase items in bulk, often these are less expensive than it would be to make the basket.
If your recipient is diabetic, include sugar free items in the basket.
Get well gifts can also be practical. Dry shampoos, special water-free soaps and body care items are mandatory for personal hygiene when the patient is not able to bathe or shower. Calmoseptine ointment, zinc ointment and Dr. Emery’s ointment are good to prevent bed sores and help the skin heal. If your recipient health is better, consider getting a jar of shay cream or other moisturizer just to make her feel more beautiful in a difficult period.