Had to share these ideas
Although she loves movies, Mom simply does not have the brainpower to follow the plot anymore and gets easily frustrated. But she loves animals... I got her four animal DVDs including last year's Westminster Dog Show, National Geographic Animal Orphans and Unusual Animal Friendships....
She is a big potato chip snacking fan (hey, at her age why not?). So for her 86th birthday which quickly follows, I got her.... Potato Chip of the Month Club!
How fun is that? I guarantee though, she will have no idea why she's getting packages of potato chips in the mail!!!