It’s not easy finding the perfect 75th birthday gift! At this age, most people have everything they want or need. And you want to find a gift that will help make this milestone event a memorable celebration.
No need to worry – just check out this list of the top gifts for 75 year olds. These presents should fit the bill for just about any senior citizen.
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New York Times Birthday Front Page Puzzle
A unique gift that will bring hours of enjoyment!
Available in 3 sizes, each puzzle is an exact replica of the New York Times front page of the requested date.
Comes complete with a paper reproduction of the front page as a reference point while assembling the puzzle.
The Day You Were Born Personalized Canvas Print
What Was Life Like in 1948?
A momentous occasion such as this is the perfect time to look back and see how much life and society have changed in 75 years – and this unique personalized plaque is the perfect solution!
The top of the chalkboard-style sign is personalized with name and birth date.
The remainder of the canvas details what life was like on the day the recipient was born, including cost of living comparisons, the names of the president and vice-president, as well as celebrities who share this birth date.
The sign also includes the top news stories, sports results, and songs that were the highlight of this day.
75th Birthday Gift Baskets
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Gift baskets are always delightful presents for any age!
They specialize in elegant gift baskets that are chock-full of scrumptious snacks. They also offer a wonderful variety of champagne, wine, coffee, and beer gift baskets.
But my favorite part? You can order a personalized ribbon that’s created just for your special occasion!
Many of their baskets come with option to add a 45 character personalized message that is repeated throughout the ribbon – an elegant way to send a special greeting.
Story of a Lifetime Memory Book
This gorgeous hard-bound journal is the perfect way to preserve a lifetime of precious memories.
This unique book asks 500 questions that range from simple queries about life events to thought-provoking personal reflections.
The recipient will be delighted with the chance to capture their life in writing; future generations will treasure these recollections for generations to come.
A gift that will be shared and treasured for generations!
Funny 75th Birthday Gift Ideas
Seventy-five is still young enough to make fun of their age. If they have a sense of humor about growing older, consider one of these gag gifts.
“You’re Only Old Once!” Book by Dr. Seuss
Make them laugh out loud with this delightful book by everyone’s favorite author!
This comical look at growing older features Dr. Seuss’s signature illustrations and clever rhymes.
A fun and lighthearted gift for “obsolete children”.
Memory Mints for Senior Moments
What senior (ok, even younger person) hasn’t had those slight lapses of memory? Cute tin of mints is the perfect way to poke gentle fun of those forgetful moments.
Great little gag gift that is under $7…and ships free!
Easy-to-Use WiFi Digital Photo Frame
Send Photos Via Social Media Apps or Email
Motion-activated frame is the perfect gift to help your favorite senior stay in touch with family and friends! It takes just a few moments to set it up (you can actually set it up and monitor it remotely).
Then family and friends can privately and securely send photos and videos from their phones or computers.
You can create photo playlists – and even manage them via Alexa. A great way to see the people they love daily.
Tip: You may want to add pictures to the frame before they open it, so that they can enjoy using the frame right away!
75 Years Loved Pillow
Any woman who is turning 75 deserves the chance to sit back and relax! Pamper her with this sweet “75 Years Loved” pillow.
Add her name or another message at the bottom to create a one-of-a-kind gift.
The Ultimate Birthday Book by the New York Times
Every Birthday Front Page for 75 Years
So much has happened over the past 75 years – and this personalized book is the perfect way to commemorate those changes!
Striking personalized book contains a copy of every NY Times front page on the birth date during the person’s lifetime.
The Ultimate Birthday Book – an enhanced version of the less-expensive ($100) Custom Birthday Book – contains around 140 pages. It includes an exclusive 24 page photo-packed timeline, as well as a collection of world-changing front pages.
This best-selling gift is available in your choice of leatherette ($150) or premium linen ($185) covers and arrives in a handsome gift box.
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Heart of Love Blanket
Wrap someone special in love and comfort with this super-soft personalized blanket!
Up to 21 family member’s names are printed in a repeating fashion to make a delightful heart shape.
75th Birthday Jewelry for Women
Jewelry is always a fabulous gift to mark a momentous occasion. Treat your favorite senior to a special piece of jewelry to celebrate her big day!
Birth Month Flower Necklace
Celebrate her birthday in style with a gorgeous necklace that features a dried, pressed bud from her birth flower. Hand-crafted necklace features a real pressed flower captured in a resin pendant.
It’s a beautiful symbolic necklace that she will enjoy wearing for years to come!
75 & Fabulous Bracelet
Here’s a fun bracelet for the fashionable lady! Trendy bangle bracelet features a freshwater pearl and 4 fun birthday-themed charms.
Priced at under $15 (and ships free), the bangle comes in a presentation box that features a beautiful floral insert that honors her milestone day perfectly!
New York Times Front Page Reprint from The Day You Were Born
A unique gift that’s sure to look great anywhere in the house!
Custom-printed reproduction of the New York Times front page from the day you were born comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Choose framed or unframed in your choice of 3 sizes.
8-in-1 Vintage Record Player with Bluetooth
Play Vinyl Records, Cassettes and CDs
Old world style meets new technology in this striking gift for the music lover!
Stylish retro turntable (which plays 33 1/3, 45 & 78 RPM) so they can play all their favorites, even from their youngest days.
It also features a cassette player and a CD player (the only technology missing is 8 tracks player – remember those?)
But the vintage-style turntable also features today’s technology, including USB player, headphone jacks and Bluetooth capability.
Funny 75th Birthday Coffee Mugs
Fun coffee mug is the perfect gift for the senior with a sense of humor – or denial!
An inexpensive gift (under $20) that makes a great stand-alone gag gift or is a fun base for a little gift basket.
75th Birthday Shirts
Choose from 50+ Designs
Important events almost always call for new clothes, and this birthday is no exception!
Deck the birthday gal or girl out in style with a fun 75th birthday shirt.
Zazzle offers several hundred 75th birthday shirts for both men and women.
Most of the designs can be ordered in a variety of styles, including sweatshirts, golf shirts, and long sleeved t shirts.
They also offer a great variety of hats and other 75th birthday clothing items and gifts.
The Best Things in Life Candle
A sentimental gift that sends a warm message of love to your favorite birthday man or woman!
The candleholder reads,
“The Best Things in Life are the people we love, the places we’ve been, and the memories we’ve made along the way.“
Includes a tea light that can be easily replaced when worn down.
Personalized Pin Your Journeys Map – World or US
Pin Past and Future Travels
Elegant personalized travel map is the ideal gift idea for anyone who loves traveling!
The upscale colorful canvas is highlighted with a personalized plaque with any 2-line message.
The gift comes complete 100 color push pins to mark favorite past and future destinations, as well as the locations of family and friends. (You can order additional push pins if needed).
A wonderful way to spark memories and start conversations!
Personalized Family Tree Canvas
Most seniors take enormous pride and joy in their family. This is a perfect time to recognize their status as head of the family with a personalized family tree gift.
This striking canvas can be personalized with the names of up to 18 family members next to each of the falling leaves – so it’s perfect for even the largest family.
The 12″ x 18″ canvas is also customized with the family name at the top, and you can add an optional date on the tree trunk.
There’s also space at the bottom of the canvas for a short poem or message – you can write your own or choose from several pre-written verses.
Priced at well under $50, this is a sure-to-please gift idea for almost anyone!
Birthday Gala Gift Basket with Personalized Ribbon
Surprise your favorite man or woman with a birthday gala gift basket this year!
Keepsake woven basket arrives packed to the brim with an impressive assortment of savory and sweet treats designed to satisfy even the pickiest person.
Add a personalized ribbon for an impressive touch.
Aged 75 Years to Perfection Wine Glass
Turning 75 calls for a lot of wine – and this fun wine glass is the perfect way to enjoy it!
Stemless wine glass is sure to become their favorite glass. Affordable glass (under $20) also makes a fun party favor.
Fabulous on its own, or add a favorite bottle of wine!
Family Tree Photo Frame Sculpture
This unique 3D family tree is sure to be given a place of pride in the recipient’s house!
Comes with 10 wallet-sized picture frames that you can place among the intricately carved branches– and you can order more picture frames as needed.
Great gift for anyone who loves to show their family pride!
Personalized 75th Birthday Beer Glass
Sturdy beer glass is the perfect way to let him know that he’s aged to perfection!
His favorite brew will taste even better when it’s served ice-cold in this beer glass that’s personalized with his name and birth year.
Your Special Day Birthday Book by The New York Times
Complete Reprint from The Day You Were Born
Unique personalized book features a complete reprint of The New York Times from the day you were born. Starting at $100, it’s available in 6 colors and is personalized with the recipient’s name and birthdate.
It’s a great conversation-starter that makes a wonderful addition to any library or coffee table.
An elegant way to commemorate this milestone birthday!
75th Birthday Hats – Choice of Designs
Perfect for covering up aging hair and preventing the sun from causing any more wrinkles!
Zazzle has an extensive selection of birthday hats, so you can find the perfect one to fit the birthday gal or guy’s personality.
Hats would also make great (and useful) party favors.
Indulgent Champagne Wishes Gift Basket
Indulge your favorite 75 year old with this decadent champagne gift basket.
Keepsake basket features your choice of champagne paired with a divine selection of gourmet treats.
Add a personalized engraved tag for a special touch.
Personalized Birthday Candle
Choice of Colors and Scents
A birthday candle that they can enjoy long after they’ve blown out the candles on their cake!
Choose from 5 delightful scents and 5 color label options, then personalize the 18 oz. candle with their birthday year and age.
75th Birthday Greeting Cards
Sometimes it’s the little things in life that count a lot. Take a few moments to send a special 75th birthday greeting card along with your gift.
Oversized 75th Greeting Card
Choice of Colors
Send HUGE birthday greetings with a jumbo card! Impress someone special with a greeting card that is sure to stand out.
Huge birthday card pictured above comes in 3 sizes – the medium one is pictured above. Great idea for a party guest book, or to have lots of people sign.