Barack Obama once said: “Anyone can have a child and that doesn’t make him a father. It’s the courage to raise a child that makes him a father”.
Father’s Day – A day dedicated to fatherhood and dada around the world. It is a day that marks the true essence of a real man, who with his courage and heart raises his child with love, affection, and responsibility. It’s also a day for people around the world to appreciate and make their fathers feel special.
We all have fathers and we all will be fathers. But how many of us realize the work, care, share, and protection our father had showered on us. He was the first person to rise up and stand by us during any crisis. This Father’s Day take the opportunity to appreciate his fatherhood by gifting him a gift of life – a gift of health.
Perhaps there is nothing that could counter his fatherhood, but
Following are some great healthy gift ideas that will help you to select the best for your father.
- A Road Bike (for seniors)
People lose their physical strength and abilities gradually as they age. Older people, who are especially above the age of 60, have more possibilities to get affected with mobility issues, overweight, knee and back problems, and other health issues.
As a result, a lot of elders develop a love of riding. Riding bicycles for daily rides and exercise as well. But at the same time, it has to be considered that their rides do not take a lot of toll on their ability and it is comfortable at the same time. Gifting your dad a road bike to a perfect option. These bikes are lightweight and comfortable for smaller rides across the neighborhood.
- A health rate and fitness wristband
With hospital costs skyrocketing and without the safety net of full-time professional care, this wearable can not only keep your dad safe but healthy also. Seniors are very proactive with their health and love wearing a fitness band that will give them all their health status at easy reach. It will help him keep track of his fitness level and inspire him to improve further. The heart monitor tracks heart rate, the cardio monitor shows his heart conditions and provides suggestions, and some even are equipped with BP monitors to read the blood pressure levels without any effort.
- A phone especially made for him
Your father may not be a gadget freak but needs a phone that is easy for him to use and stay in touch with his loved ones. Get him a phone that is specially designed for seniors. These phones gave larger keys, backlit keypads, and even voice prompts for dials and keypads. Raised buttons and generally white backgrounds make it easier for him to see and dial, read text, and send messages whenever required. Some of them even are aided with fitness trackers that will make it easy for your dad to track his daily steps and health activities like climbing stairs and others.
- A wireless RF Item Locator
Fathers have the habit of forgetting especially if he is turning old. He is the one who will often misplace the simplest of things like his keys, wallet, and medicine box. With small receivers that can be attached to almost everything, your father will have no excuse to go out for losing his keys or not having his timely medicines. Controlled by a simple remote and console multiple things can be attached with this wireless RF item locator.
- A massage pillow
Nothing can be more relaxing and soothing for an aching back and neck of your father than a gentle and warm massage. This electrically heated massage pillow can be used at any time – while sitting and watching TV or reading books and even sleeping and comes as a welcome relief from backaches, shoulder and neck pains, and even pain from arthritis. A great relief for pains that come with age.
There are plenty of ways you can make your father feel special, but the key element behind gifting should always be practicality and functionality. This Father’s Day, show your love and appreciation by gifting him with something that he can cherish for the rest of his life, and always remember and bless you.
MS. SHEELA SEHARAWAT
PG –Dietetics and Hospital Food Service (DHFS)
Practicing since 2005 as a registered dietician under IDA, Sheela Seharawat is the founding member and chief mentor of Diet Clinic, operating around 35 outlets successfully all over the country.
A motivational speaker, an expert dietician, and a strong believer in healthy and motivated living, she has transformed the lives of many through her breakthrough diets and inspiration for living a healthy life. Another feather is added to the name of Diet Clinic Health Care as the esteemed magazine and organization “Silicon India Start Up City” has recognized and awarded “Diet Clinic” in their annual listing of “10 Best Startups in Fitness, 2017”.