This past year has been hard on a lot of use. But without question, it was and is our healthcare workers who deserve our gratitude more than anyone after being on the frontlines of this virus from the beginning.
So this list is a gift guide for them, for the nurses who put their own lives on the line to make sure others live. If you know someone who has put in the long, grueling, emotional, and stressful hours saving others, get them something from this list to show them just how much it is appreciated!
Use Any of These 27 Gifts to Say ‘Thank You’ to That Nurse in Your Life
$40.09 at the time of publication
Allow the nurse in your life to feel refreshed and fashionable all shift long with this rose gold stethoscope! Fellow nurses who have this stethoscope have loved it and now more nurses can too! What a lovely and thoughtful gift!
$39.99 at the time of publication
When it comes to long shifts, nurses have to make sure their phones stay charged so that they can stay in the know and so they are reading for everything. This portable charger can make sure that happens and so that they can keep their phones on them even while it charges! I can say through experience, this is a great gift!
$39.99 at the time of publication
Okay, hear us out for a second. Yes, we know this is a diaper bag but look, it comes complete with two big zipper closure compartments and 16 pockets, as well as, two insulated bottle pockets that can easily hold all of the things a nurse may need to have with them while working a 12-hours shift! It’s practical, keeps them organized, and looks nothing like a diaper bag so no one will know! It also comes in several different colors!
$34.95 at the time of publication
This Corkcicle stainless steel, no-slip, triple-insulated mug “keeps your latte or lemon tea toasty for up to three hours,” Oprah says. And that makes this the perfect on-the-go mug for the nurse who needs their caffeine for the long shift ahead!
$175 at the time of publication
Odds are the nurse in your is a coffee lover or at least needs it to survive, like the rest of us. So why not give them the gift of all the caffeine they should ever need with this Nespresso Vertuo Plus Coffee and Espresso Machine. The best part is that they will be able to make their before-shift coffee as intense or mild as they with Nespresso’s wide range of delicious flavors. And it will save them some money! Now, this is a gift!
$75 at the time of publication
In times like these, it is so critical that we avoid unnecessary germs and that is especially the case for nurses. That’s exactly why this may be the most practical and important splurge on this list. This Sonix Beyond UV+O3 Sanitizer Box not only sanitizes your phone but also your keys, your mask, even your makeup brushes.
$119.99 at the time of publication
After they’re done putting in multiple 12-hour shifts, this foot massager is going to be a must in your nurse’s life. This machine offers a deep-kneading Shiatsu foot massage with its rotation ball, rolling stick, and heating capabilities. This gift is a win-win.
$58.99 at the time of publication
Sure, the foot massager is nice, but pairing it with this massager that targets the neck, shoulders, and hamstrings would making it the perfect gift for that nurse in your life. It has multiple speed settings, provides you with a relaxing heat setting, and it also works wonders on your calves, and back as well. It does have to be plugged in in order to use it. However, it does come with an attachment so that it can be used while in the car. We love this gift!
$24.12 at the time of publication
Now we can’t forget about our nurse’s hands and the toll the constant scrubbing while working in a hospital can take on them. This Burt’s Bees Classics Gift Set has everything they could possibly need to keep their hands and frankly, the rest of their skin feeling great.
$23.79 at the time of publication
Now, this is the perfect gift to give someone who is constantly on the go but could use a night of relaxation, which very accurately describes every nurse ever. These homemade bath bombs made by the Relaxcation Store are all-natural and organic. And because six comes in a set, it really is the homemade gift that keeps on giving.
$22.99 at the time of publication
The nurse in your life is going to need something to keep them going and prevent them from getting jittery due to all the caffeine they’ve been consuming. And that’s why this box of snacks is perfect. Buy this snack box, and they will always have something to throw in their backpack to keep them fueled at work!
$62 at the time of publication
Again, if anyone needs a night of relaxation it’s a nurse! And this gift box is the perfect start to what could be a relaxing night in during the rare occasion they have some time off. Mix this spa set with some candles and watch as their worries melt away, if only for a few minutes!
$228.95 at the time of publication
The Fitbit Versa 3 is beloved by its customer and boast a four-and-a-half star rating. It also has Alexa built into it so that it can be used through voice commands. According to customers, the Versa tracks your heart rate, can be synced to your phone, monitors sleep and other physical activity, and has a GPS. And according to their testimonials, it’s a very sleek watch that is very accurate. And with nurses always worried about taking care of others, this watch can help them take care of themselves as well!
$299.00 at the time of publication
Do we even need to explain why this iRobot Roomba i3 would be an epic gift for a nurse? Come on, its technology makes sure their floors are cleaned without ever having to lift a finger. Not much else says thank you for all that you do quite like checking a chore off of the to-do list.
$79.00 at the time of publication
Give your nurse the gift of quick and easy meals by buying them an Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker. This delightful invention can cook broccoli in a minute, and judge me all you want, but I cooked a steak in mine the other day, and I won’t lie, it tasted great. The Instant Pot is also a rice cooker, slow cooker, sterilizer, yogurt maker and so much more.
$89.99 at the time of publication
When it comes to getting food on the table everyone often hopes for it to be quick and easy. This Ninja Air Fryer can help with just that. It quickly cooks and crisps foods with 75% less fat. Nurses can try new recipes, or recreate old ones, with its four programming functions, which include air fry, roast, reheat. and dehydrate.
$299.99 at the time of publication
This SereneLife treadmill folds up when you’re not using it so that it takes up as little space as possible. It also displays the run time, the distance, the speed, the calories burned, and the heart rate. You can also use the adjusters to manually set incline levels making this just what the nurse in your life could need to workout any pent-up work stress!
$289 at the time of publication
Same with this bike. If the nurse in your life prefers to cycle rather than get on the treadmill, give them the gift of cycling in their own home! When it comes to the bike, this pooboo Indoor Cycling Bike is perfect for daily workouts and while it doesn’t come with a video monitor, it has a space for your phone or iPad!
$19.95 at the time of publication
And if your nurse is a pilates lover who is looking for something even cheaper and less bulky and can be used at home, then this Portable Pilates Bar Kit is perfect! And it’s less than $20.
$20 at the time of publication
Give this to the nurse who takes notes during their shift or to the one who likes to write down their thoughts and ideas. This homemade gift of a Pocket Leather Journal Notebook that can be personalized with their initials is the perfect thing to give to the nurse who needs an outlet!
$129.99 at the time of publication
This is for the nurse who unwinds while reading, whether that be at home after a shift or while on break. With the Kindle Paperwhite, you are now able to carry your entire library of books with no extra baggage. Plus, it’s waterproof — so you can also unwind with a good story anywhere.
$179.95 at the time of publication
Whether your nurse is starting a shift or hanging around the house, technology is now making sure our coffee stays at the perfect temperature…literally! This Ember mug — that’s easy to clean and leak-proof — can be set to a specific temperature and remain there for up to three hours. How amazing is that?
$20.50 at the time of publication
These full-length joggers are ones that customers are continuing to brag about. They are extremely soft, roomy, lightweight, and just about everything else you look for when purchasing sweatpants. That means they are perfect for nurses to throw on after a long shift!
$33.99 at the time of publication
This silk pillowcase is exactly the gift your nurse needs if they’re trying to maximize the little beauty sleep they get. All they need to do is unwrap this silk pillowcase you got for them, put it on their pillow and they won’t even realize all the benefits it has, like preventing wrinkles and eliminating frizzy hair, while also keeping the skin hydrated and more!
$60 at the time of publication
And this Bleach Dye Oversized Giant Hoodies is the perfect thing for your nurse to throw on when they are relaxing after a long shift! And it would go great with the sweatpants we shared with you earlier! It’s the perfect comfy outfit!
$289 at the time of publication
Be able to check the time, your steps, and your notifications all at the flick of the wrist. This is another great way for a nurse to keep track of their own health and stay engaged! The Apple Watch allows you to know what is going on in the world around you all without ever having to take your phone out of your pocket. Obviously, the nurse who you want to buy this for has to have an Apple iPhone to get the most out of it.
$19 at the time of publication
It’s the hair accessory everyone needs, especially nurses. Whether they are working, doing housework, working out, or just hanging out, these Wrap Life Turbanette are perfect for keeping hair out of your eyes. “Some people baked during quarantine; others TikToked. Me? Believe it or not, I learned how to fashion a scarf into a pretty impressive work of hair art. This company has options—a thin tie-up style, a wide knotted band, and a full-on head wrap—for everyone,” Oprah said.
$22.02 at the time of publication
Just like their blanket, these CozyChic Socks from Barefoot Dreams are a dream as well! It’s like walking on a warm, soft cloud, which your nurse would be very thankful after a long and difficult shift!
So many great gifts that say thank you to those you are putting others first! From items that will help them unwind after a shift to items that will help them succeed while on the job, there is something for every nurse or any other healthcare worker on this list!
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Sara Vallone has been a writer and editor for the last four and a half years. A graduate of Ohio University, she enjoys celebrity news, sports, and articles that enhance people’s lives.
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