08/10/2016 12:50 EDT | Updated 08/10/2016 12:59 EDT

Retirement Gifts: 25 Ways To Send Them Off In Style

Personal gifts are the best gifts.

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Retirement is a major milestone but for many, leaving the workforce for good is both exciting and scary. Which is why it's important to thank retirees with something other than a grocery store slab cake.

If your office doesn't plan something special when someone retires, gather up a few coworkers and go in on a gift together. The effort alone will make the recipient feel both appreciated and missed.

In the slideshow below, we've rounded up 25 retirement gift ideas that can be given by individuals, whole offices and even just a few close friends. These ideas are practically the icing on that big boxed cake.

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