Buying a gift for a 75 year old woman might be quite a difficult task. You have to think about the fact that not only the gift itself matters, but also how much thought you have put into it. Besides the usual “from the store” gifts, you can also think about making customized presents yourself. I assure you that those ones will be the most appreciated, especially if the 75 year old lady is your relative: mother or grandmother.
However, if you do not know that woman very well and she is just an acquaintance, there are a few general items that you can buy. For example, books are always great as many 75 year olds have different hobbies, like: reading, crafts, knitting and others. Of course, you will have to talk to someone that knows her better in order to get the right gift.
Medical books or cooking books are general items that fit almost every 75 year old woman; if she is interested in crafts, you can get her clay, pottery tools or watercolors, a drawing pad if she likes to draw. If she likes knitting, you can get her a book on diverse knitting techniques: from simple ones to more advanced ones.
If you know the woman and you know what she likes, what her hobbies or interests are, then your task is much easier. You can get her a perfume, a set of body care items, which all women love no matter their age, jewelry or home decorations. If you would like to get her clothes, 75 year old women can be a little bit picky at this subject, so the best thing to do is buy her a fabric that she would like and then go with her at your local seamstress to decide what she wants.
Taking her out to dinner is also a very good idea. Try to get as many friends and relatives, so she can be surrounded by people she loves.11