My Parents Retired–Now What? 15 Great Gifts for the Newly Retired

It’s estimated that there are approximately 40 million baby-boomers still in the workforce, a number that will shrink exponentially over the next several years as this generation rides off into the sunset. It can be an exciting time for people as they work through their bucket lists, spend time with grandchildren, or enjoy long awaited relaxation with their significant others.

No matter the age, when an important person in your life is hanging up the laptop for the next chapter, it’s time to celebrate. We have great gifts for newly retired at any age. Gifts for retiring parents, check; gifts for a retiring friend, check; gifts for a retiring partner, check; even gifts for a retiring co-worker, we’ve got you covered. Check out our great finds here.


Gifts for the Golfing, Hiking, Tennis-Playing, Fit Retiree



Golfing is not just for Senior Citizens, but retirement is the perfect time to take on this fun sport. One thing is for sure, your loved one will be teeing up in style with this Arnold Palmer Leather Head Cover.



Did you know? Hiking with poles requires 21% less energy and reduces stress on your leg joints. 

Weighing a little over a pound per pair, these affordable three-piece telescoping poles are a great year-round use gift choice for hiking enthusiasts.



Did your parents make a recent move to Florida? Look no further. 

This beautiful set of 3 monogrammed tennis balls is the perfect gift for them, and will be sure to impress everyone on the courts.



The Luka Duffle Bag is perfect for the gym, travel, yoga class, or any other activity your loved one will be taking on really. 

It has 9 pockets, so everything has its own space, including one for their shoes. A must for the out and about retiree!

Gifts for the Bucket-Lister, Traveling Retiree



Fun, unique and stylish, this exclusive design is a beautiful piece of art and makes a perfect gift for retirees who finally have time to check dream destinations off their Bucket List.



Give a loved one the ultimate first class treatment with this feel good gift set. Perfect for travel lovers, this thoughtfully designed, leather gift set includes your most important travel accessories. 

Show them a little extra love and get this set personalized.



Give the gift of comfort and style with this anti-aging, anti-sleep-crease, anti-bed-head luxurious travel pillow case. They will sleep so well, they won’t even notice they’ve reached their destination.



Retirement can be overwhelming. How does one organize all this newly-acquired time? Look no further, this refillable disc-bound notebook makes it easy for your loved one to stay organized and plan out their next adventure.

Gifts for the Grandchildren-Loving, Hosting Retiree



Easily transportable, this best-selling Play On Badminton Set makes a great gift for those who like to add some fun to the family gatherings. They’ll always be the life of the party, and their grandchildren will love them for it!



Made for going out to the BBQ or bringing the roast to the family table, these walnut cutting boards can be engraved or carved to create an even sweeter gift. The undercut handles make carrying an ease, and the wide groove is perfect for collecting the juices while you carve, keeping your counters and table nice and tidy.



Who doesn’t love a good cheese board? Complete a loved one’s collection with this white marble marvel. One-of-a-kind, the marble sourced for these knives is from Agra, home of the Taj Mahal, making these charming cheese knives a dazzling yet durable addition to any tablescape.



Easily print and send photos to a loved one with this monthly photo book subscription. Their gorgeous designer covers will look stunning in their home, and they won’t ever miss out on fun memories, even from afar!

Gifts for the Gardening, Always-Learning, Hobbyist Retiree



There are those who regard gardening as a spiritual endeavor, with healing properties for the soul. Those people need the The Gardener Folding Seat with Tools…period.



The perfect tote to take all their hobby essentials with them (bonus point if boating is actually their hobby).

This tote is fully customizable, meaning you get to choose its size and color, as well as the monogram style, location, and thread color, making this gift extra sweet.



Singing? Filmmaking? Personal Branding? Have your loved one tap into any one of these 150+ classes offered on the platform, meant to strengthen their skillset, no matter their experience level.

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