As we go through life our needs and interests change, and if you’re looking for gifts for older men we’ve got the best selection right here. These gifts will keep him feeling happy, healthy, and young as he prepares for a zombie apocalypse, cooks nutritious and delicious foods, takes a masterclass in writing, and samples some of the best wine the world has to offer.
Eye Glasses Holder
Whether he has a special pair of glasses for different tasks or he’s just so absent-minded that he forgets where he’s put them, this distinctive glasses holder will be invaluable. Hand-carved from sheesham wood, this unusual statuette also helps underprivileged artisans who suffer with disabilities and/or poverty in India.
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Extra Long Shoehorn
For those times when slipping his shoes on isn’t as easy as it used to be, this extra-long shoehorn will save him from having to ask for help. With a larger grip that’s easier to hold, this 24” implement means no more bending as he can use it while standing up.
Tile Tracking Devices
If he’s forever misplacing things, or even as a ‘just in case’ Tile will give him peace of mind. Simply attach a Tile to phones, keys, wallets and more, and then use the app to locate them. It can even locate a mobile phone that’s been set to silent!
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PhoneSoap UV Phone Sanitizer
It’s surprising how infrequently we even think about cleaning our phones, and yet they’re exposed to the same germs as our hands. He can keep his phone clean, sanitized, and safe as it charges with PhoneSoap, the case that kills 99.99% of germs and viruses using UVC technology.
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Knife Making Kit
Sure he could go out and buy a knife if he wanted, but it would be nowhere near as satisfying as making his own! This kit comes with everything he’ll need to create his own knife, including a Shawnee skinner blade, maple handle, epoxy, sandpaper and more. Optional tool kit available.
Aura Digital Frames
Aura’s digital frames are the perfect gift for grandparents, as you can add photos to their library instantly, no matter how far away they are. They’ll get a wonderful surprise every time a new picture is uploaded, and they can still scroll through their old ones as and when they like.
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Day of The Week Clock
It can be hard keeping track of time when they don’t have the structure of work, so make sure they always know what’s what with this handsome wall clock. Measuring time in days rather than hours, this fun and functional clock will make a great gift for older men.
TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager Roller
Whether he spends time on the golf course or just hours tending to his garden, this TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager Roller will help to ease his feet and keep him pain free. Using special acupressure nubs and arch elevation, this roller can help to relieve plantar fasciitis, neuropathy, and everyday aches and pains.
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Give him a space to keep all his belongings together with this Nightstand Organizer. Made from a dark brown faux leather, this organizer has loads of different compartments for holding cash, cards, glasses, and watch, and there’s also a space for charging his mobile phone with a notch for the cord.
Window Bird Feeder
Let him get closer to nature without leaving the house with this window bird feeder. Made from clear acrylic and with a large viewing area, this feeder can be attached to the outside window and filled with seeds, giving him unrivalled views of the various birds who come to visit.
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Magnetic Pickup Tool
Save him the trouble of scrabbling around for dropped metal objects with this pair of magnetic Pickup Tools. Perfect for finding and reaching tiny items like screws, nuts, and bolts, these tools come in two thicknesses for even the smallest of spaces, and a powerful LED light for searching in dark places.
Shiatsu Back, Shoulder and Neck Massager
Getting older can be a pain in the neck, so try to ease the discomfort of ageing with this Shiatsu Massager. With 8 kneading modes to deliver targeted deep tissue massage, and infrared heating to soothe tired muscles, this portable massager can be used on the back, neck, and shoulders for relaxing relief.
3-Minute Devotions for Men
Carrying a bible around might not be practical for most men, so why not give him this paperback book, instead? Packed with 180 readings to challenge, encourage, and inspire, this book contains 3-minute scriptures, readings, and prayers to bring him closer to God at the beginning or the end of each day.
Leg Compression Massager
One of the problems we face as we get older is poorer circulation, which can lead to aches and pains in the legs. Give him a way to ease those pains with the Shine Well Leg Compression Massager. Fitted with airbags from feet to thighs, these massagers deliver soothing movements to improve blood flow and relieve fatigue.
The Personal Internet Address and Password Logbook
Forgetting passwords can be a real headache, so if you’re looking for gifts for older men who have a tendency to forget, this logbook will be perfect. With alphabetized pages to store all his passwords, as well as space for license numbers and more, this discreet book is one of the most thoughtful gifts you could possibly give.
ComfortSoft Memory Foam Slipper
Get him out of well-worn slippers and into something more stylish and comfortable with a pair of Hanes Men’s Moccasins. Fitted with thick memory foam to ensure a customized fit, these smart moccasins can be worn inside and out, and are also machine washable to keep them looking and smelling fresh.
EZ Grip 360 Degree Rotary Clippers
If he finds it difficult to reach down to trim his toenails, save him the problem of having to ask for help with the EZ Grip Toenail Cutters. Suitable for fingers and toes, these cutters can rotate 360°, allowing him to safely trim his nails from whatever angle he can manage.
LED Flashlight Gloves
From fiddling with the fuse box to rummaging around in a car engine, there are times when a third helping hand would come in useful. These Flashlight Gloves remove the need for a separate flashlight as they are designed to be worn on the hand like gloves, to light-up dark spaces while keeping both hands free.
History of the World Map
Let him explore history in a way he never has before with the History of the World Map by Map book. Packed with beautiful photographs and illustrations, this book starts with our oldest ancestors, and journeys through to the modern world, exploring seven different eras in stunning and enriching detail.
dodowin Contour Gauge
Whether he’s a tradesman or just a keen DIYer, the Dodowin Contour Gauge will allow him to quickly and easily measure even the trickiest of spaces, such as around pipes and irregular shapes. Simple to use but invaluable for precision working, this gauge is also lightweight and portable, and supplied in a handy gift box.
I'm Not Old I'm Classic Shirt
He can be loud and proud about his advancing years by wearing this fun but super cool t-shirt. Available in five colors and a range of sizes, this tee features a distressed graphic of an old retro car, along with the words ‘I’m Not Old I’m Classic’ making it perfect for any lover of vintage vehicles.
Yaktrax Hiking and Walking Traction Cleats
While snow and ice provide endless entertainment for kids and younger people, it can be a worry for older men for whom slipping would be a catastrophe. These cleats can be quickly and easily fitted to any shoe, to provide traction and protection against taking a tumble on frozen ground.
The Book of Unusual Knowledge
If he’s the sort of man who adores knowing loads of trivia with which to impress his friends and family, The Book of Unusual Knowledge will make an awesome gift idea. With 704 pages of fascinating tidbits, this book will equip him with conversations starters – and stoppers – for years to come.
Memory Foam Massage Seat Cushion
If you’re looking for gifts for older men that will bring them comfort and relaxation at the touch of a button, this Massage Cushion is an obvious choice. With six massage motors and 2 heat options, this memory foam cushion can be directed to whatever part of his body that needs soothing the most.
HOT FEET Thermal Socks
If your feet are cold, you’re cold all over, so give him the gift of warmth this year with these thermal socks. With two pairs in a pack, these socks have a brushed inner lining to trap heat in, and a soft and cozy outer to ensure they’re comfortable whether he’s wearing them inside or out.
The Story Behind Book
Curious souls will have a field day when they have ‘The Story Behind’. With 256 pages packed with fascinating backgrounds on some of today’s most ordinary objects – like paperclips, musical instruments and exercise equipment – this book will make him see life in a totally different way as he learns how each object came about.
Hey Dude Loafers
As we get older, comfort becomes more important than style, but the Hey Dude Wally Sox will give him both. Lightweight, and designed to offer the ultimate in comfort, these loafers come in a wide range of colors – from beige to bright blue, and orange to ash – to suit all outfits and tastes.
Bonsai Starter Kit
Pruning trees is responsible for so many accidents, but with this Bonsai Starter Kit, he won’t even need to use a ladder to reach any overhanging branches. Supplied with everything he’ll need for his new mini arboretum, this kit will allow him to grow four types of miniature trees both inside and out.
Shiatsu Neck Back Massager Pillow
Sore necks and aching backs don’t conveniently strike just when you’re in the comfort of your own home, which is why he needs this Shiatsu Massage Cushion. With four powerful massage nodes and optional heating, this pillow can be used in the car or at the office, too, as well as in his favorite armchair at home.
Cell Phone Stand with Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Holding a phone for hours on end can really ruin the enjoyment of on-screen time, but luckily this stand is there to do it for him. With a Bluetooth speaker and HD surround sound, this stand can hold a phone or tablet for comfortable, hands-free viewing of movies, games, and video calling.
Non-Slip Orthopedic Seat Cushion
If he regularly suffers from back pain, give him some relief with this ComfiLife Premium Comfort Seat Cushion. Made from high density memory foam, this non-slip cushion has a washable velour cover and cut-out area at the back for reducing pressure on the tailbone, while helping to improve posture while sitting.
Sonos One Smart Speaker
With Alexa already built in, this speaker can be used in any room in the house (even the bathroom) and will allow him to listen to music, catch up with the news, check the weather, and even ask questions, all without having to move from his favorite armchair or long soak in the tub.
Engraved Matte Black Flask
He’ll be able to have a cheeky tipple wherever he is with this handsome matte black set. With an 8 oz. stainless steel hip flask and a matching funnel, this set will mean he can take his favorite spirit with him when he goes fishing, travelling, or just on days out.
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Getting out of a car can be tricky when you’re older, especially with hip or back problems. Make it easier with the Stander HandyBar. Made to fit into a U-shaped door striker or latch with no modification required, it will provide a stable handle to help him balance as he stands.
Timex Expedition Digital Chrono Alarm Timer Watch
If retirement for him means taking off on new adventures, the Timex Expedition Digital Watch will make an invaluable gift. Built to withstand the great outdoors, this watch comes with chronograph functionality, Indiglo Backlighting, and water resistance up to 30 meters, so even bad weather won’t slow him down.
Great Job Dad Coffee Mug
Make him laugh and let him know what a success he made of being a father with this funny mug. Holding 11oz of his favorite tea or coffee, this white ceramic mug is printed on both sides with ‘Great Job Dad, I Turned Out Awesome’ in cute black lettering.
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3X Large Magnifying Glass
Save him the rouble of asking someone else to read something for him with this handy 3X magnifying glass. Fitted with a dimmable LED light that adjusts at the touch of a finger, this handy gadget will mean he can read dark, small print easily without having to lose his independence.
Dan the Sausageman's Gourmet Gift Basket
Whether he fancies going for a picnic or just enjoying a feast at home, Dan the Sausageman’s Favorite Gourmet Gift Basket will provide him with all the food he’ll need. Inside the reusable pine wood crate he will find Summer Sausage, Red Pepper Sausage, cheese, cherries, crackers, and much more.
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If he’s spending more time at home, brighten his space with this fabulous money tree. Thought to bring good luck and positive energy, it is also said to reduce stress and anxiety and improve sleep while also being an attractive air purifier.
Molekule Air Purifier
He can breathe easy as he relaxes at home with the Molekule Air Purifier. Designed to take in 360˚ of air, this sleek machine will not only trap pollutants and allergens, but it will also destroy them without the use of ozone, and it’s so quiet that it won’t disturb sleep.
TUSHY Bidet Seat
He’ll feel squeaky clean and fully refreshed every time he uses the bathroom with the Tushy bidet attachment. With no plumbing or electrics required, the Tushy attaches easily to a standard toilet seat and delivers a targeted spray which can be adjusted (both angle and pressure) via the control panel.
MasterClass Online Class Subscription
One of the pleasures of getting older is that there is more time to pursue interests that there was no time for before. Whether he fancies penning a novel, cooking up a storm, or capturing life through a lens, there’s an online masterclass taught by the world’s most famous experts.
Biological Age Test
Hindsight is a wonderful thing, but foresight is even more valuable. This biological age test from Elysium will calculate his biological age, and will make science-backed recommendations for lifestyle changes to ensure he lives his healthiest life, as well as provide indispensable insight into his rate of aging so far.
Now that he has time on his hands, he might decide to tackle a little DIY. This magnetic wristband will be a lifesaver, as it contains 15 strong magnets so he can keep nuts, bolts, screws and even small tools literally to hand without having to rummage around in the toolbox.
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Identity Guard Subscription
Identity theft is a serious concern, and one that can happen to anyone. Help protect a loved one’s ID with Identity Guard. This subscription service offers continuous monitoring of the web, the dark web, and transactions so that any risk is identified and dealt with before disaster strikes.
FN Sharp 3 Knife Set
If you’re searching for a practical gift for older men who enjoy cooking, this set of three knives will be perfect. Comprising an 8” chef knife, a 6” santoku knife, and a 3.5” paring knife, this set will make food prep a breeze. Set also includes an acacia wood knife block.
Walabot DIY Visual Stud Finder
If he loves DIY, keep him (and the house) safe with Walabot. This handy gadget can detect studs, pipes, and wires inside the wall to ensure he drills into the right place. It can also identify rodents and other wildlife that could be causing structural damage.
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BattlBox Survival Gear Subscription Box
Battlbox makes the ideal gift for men who like to be prepared, whether that’s for a weekend’s camping or in case of a zombie apocalypse. Every month he’ll receive a box crammed with supplies, gear, and tools that build into a survival kit even Rick Grimes would be envious of.
Blue Bottle Coffee Subscription
Good coffee is like fine wine – it should be savored and enjoyed, and never rushed. The perfect gift for older men who enjoy good quality, the Blue Bottle coffee subscription can be delivered at weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly intervals, in a choice of options – Origins, Blend, and Espresso.
SmartDesk Standing Desk
Sitting at a desk is bad for anyone, but as we get older it can be exceptionally punishing on the back. Give him a new way of working with SmartDesk2 Premium, which adjusts its height with a simple push of a button so he can choose when to sit and stand.
Sun Basket Meal Delivery Subscription
No matter what eating plan he’s on or what dietary restrictions he has, Sun Basket can help. Delivering all the ingredients for two or more healthy meals per week, he can have all the satisfaction of home cooked breakfasts, lunches, and dinners without the hassle of shopping.
Pluto Pillow Personalized Pillow
Lumpy pillows can make life uncomfortable, so give him the gift of supreme comfort every night with the Pluto personalized pillow. Using information given by you, the Pluto will be crafted to suit his exact profile to ensure that disturbed sleep is a thing of the past.
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Pressurized Craft Beer Growler
Never let him suffer another flat beer again by giving him this portable growler. Great for use at home or on the go, this double-walled stainless steel growler offers various pressure settings for different beers, and an awesome steampunk-themed tap assembly to make it stand out from the crowd.
BUBBA Fishing Knife
If fishing is his thing then make sure he has a decent fishing knife. Bubba offers a wide range of knives for every kind of angling task, from fillet knives to shucking knives, and even electric knives to make short work of precision fish preparation.
Back-friendly Tempur-Pedic Mattress
Good sleep is vital at any age, and Tempur-Pedic mattresses will ensure that he gets the very best night’s sleep possible. Utilizing space-age technology, each mattress in the range has been designed to provide incredible pressure relief, while also keeping him cool on even the warmest of summer nights.
Flaviar Whiskey Subscription Box
Retirement means more time to enjoy the things he loves, and if one of his loves is whiskey, then Flaviar is for him. This quarterly subscription will see him take receipt of one premium bottle and a themed tasting box every 3 months, from both well-known and small batch distillers.
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Yellow Leaf Signature Hammock
Hanging around will take on new meaning when he has the Yellow Leaf hammock. Made from weatherproof materials, this luxurious hammock comes in two sizes and can accommodate up to 550lbs, yet it weighs a maximum of 2.3lbs and can be hung from trees, beams, or any strong supports.
Gunner Dog Kennel
A truly thoughtful gift for men who like to take their dogs with them, the G1 Kennel will keep them safe when travelling. Designed to protect animals before, during, and after a crash, this kennel has been 5 star crash tested and comes with a number of safety features.
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Firstleaf Wine Subscription
Help him develop his palate for fine wines with a subscription from First Leaf. Based on the answers given in his personal profile, First Leaf will curate a selection of six fine wines and deliver them to his door every 1, 2, or 3 months depending on the frequency chosen.
Coravin Wine Preservation System
If he enjoys an occasional glass of wine but rarely finishes the whole bottle in one evening, Coravin will make the perfect gift. This clever system allows wine to be poured from any bottle before the cork reseals, leaving the remainder fresh and delicious months or even years later.
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