Popular Ideas for a 65+ Birthday Party
Most families have an elderly family member who is in the age bracket to be considered a senior citizen (65 or older). Whenever their birthday comes around, it’s usually a very special occasion that denotes an even more special birthday celebration than the year before. However, it can be difficult to contrive ideas for a senior’s birthday party; but you can easily enhance your brainstorming efforts with these helpful suggestions.
This is Your Life Celebration
A very popular connotation for a senior citizen’s birthday party is one that is themed around their life and life’s events. Gather important family members and friends to ring in their birthday. You can then create photo collages that celebrate their paternal history in this lifetime. If you have access to any media, like old family videos or film reels, take it a step further by creating a custom video that you show to all party attendees.
Sports Themed Party
Just because your family member might be a senior citizen does not mean they might not be an avid sport fan. Certainly, you will have a good idea of what sport and what team or players are among their favorites. A grand gala can involve a sports themed party. For example, you could gather a video of a famous Super Bowl or World Series that they lived through and air that on TV throughout the celebration.
Bucket List Family Vacation
If you really want to go all out on the birthday party, then consider a travel party to a destination that’s on their bucket list. While this may not be ideal for all budgets and may restrict the party size, it’s a great way to spend some time with your family members and vacation together somewhere pleasant.
Beachside Party with Catered Food
For the regionally located families that are near an ocean, you can’t ever go wrong with a beach party. Most senior citizens love the beach, easily explaining why Florida is such a popular destination for senior travelers. Some live music, catered or themed food, and an overall Hawaiian dress code will nicely pair with the festivities.
1950s Themed Party
Why not take them back to the fond days of their youth with a 50s themed senior citizen birthday party? You can find ample decorations online and makeover the house to imbibe a 50s mantra and theme. Take things a step further by regulating that all attendees dress appropriately for the period of the theme.
The James Bond Party
There are few elderly persons who enjoy TV and classic movies that don’t possess a satiable fancy for James Bond movies. Why not throw these types of elderly persons, a James Bond themed birthday party. You can find decorations easily online and you can even have a custom cake made with the iconic gun barrel and suited Bond. During the party, you can run a marathon of classic James Bond movies on the TV, further adding to the charm and uniqueness of this senior citizen birthday party idea.