Retirement usually comes with mixed feelings. Usually person is happy to finally be done, and look forward to their years of relaxation. At the same time though, other feelings get mixed in. Feelings about aging, stability and fear of boredom. Ease this time for your coworker and or friend by making them laugh their way through the day of retirement.
10 Best Retirement Gag Gifts
1) Retirement Gag Cane
One of the biggest reasons for someone to feel a little down in the dumps about retirement is that it makes them feel old. This cane takes every aspect of getting older and puts them all together in one big gag. Slow moving pedestrian sign, a rear view mirror so they don’t have to turn their head, a giant bicycle horn and much more.The Retirement Gag Cane can be purchased for $19.99 through Yahoo! by clicking this link.
2) A Personalized Newspaper
This is a gag gift that can literally last forever. There are many options for laminating and framing so the retiree can display it wherever they like. This is no flimsy gift that will be tossed in the corner. You have options to write the lead story, what the headline will be and many other options. With each option there are more costs, but it would definitely be worth it to have the whole office go in on it and don’t forget to make the story and headline funny and memorable. Purchasing information is available by clicking this link .
3) Retirement License Plate
This License plate can be ordered for a mere $12.95 by clicking here. The license plate says “No Mortgage, No Boss, No Worries, No Paycheck” around the sides with the word Retirement in bold lettering in the middle.
4) Retired Day Planner List
Now that the retiree no longer has a boss telling them what to do, I’m sure the retirees really looking forward to the new improved longer “honey do” list. This Retired Day Planner will add a little humor to their daily routine. This can be purchased for $4.80 at Pepper’s Gag Gifts.
5) “What You Don’t Know about Retirement: A Funny Retirement Quiz Book”
This is described as a book that brings out the humor of retirement that only retirees will understand. This book can be purchased for $6.99 at Rosemary Company. Remember, keep them laughing!
6) “Finally Retired!” Sash
$2.00 each at Rosemary company is a great gag gift for the send off party. Make them feel special and silly at the same time by making them wear this “retirement sash” for the duration of the retirement party.
7) Retiree Award Button
$4.00 each again at Rosemary company. This is a great button for wearing to the retirement party, but then later on can be hung on their rear view mirror or a nice spot at home and every time the retiree glances this button they will remember the fun send off they had at the office.
8) “Who Cares, I’m Retired” Novelty Clock
This awesome clock is crazy looking with the numbers haphazard instead of nice and orderly clockwise. This can be purchased at Cafe Press for $15.00. Just a reminder to the retiree that there is no need for clock watching and rushing around anymore.
9 ) Retirement Survival Kit
This kit has plenty of giggles within and will be much appreciated. Each gag gift inside is funny but can also actually be used for entertainment, you really can’t beat that. The kit comes in what looks like a suitcase-their “going away” present. The cost of the kit is $22.95 and can be purchased at Gifts For Geezers .
10) Retirement Bingo
A fun game to play at the party, then the retiring coworker can take it home and play with family, or just display it as a funny keepsake. This game can be purchased at Shopping Retirement for $8.50.
No matter what retirement gag gift you choose, or even if you choose several, you really can’t go wrong. You will erase the melancholy that comes along with retirement, and you will also give them a great story to tell at parties. …”I remember when John Smith gave me this gag gift, it was so funny….”. A retirement gag gift will also give your coworker something to remember you by, something that says, I care and I promise, I won’t go all mushy on you.