34 Thoughtful Gifts For Elderly Men

Updated on December 9th, 2020
By Kailey
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It is not always easy to choose gifts for men and elderly men can be even more difficult because they often have a lot of things already. However, there are some things which you could get which will be useful to the older man and we have put together a list to help you with some ideas. We hope that you will enjoy the selection that we have put together and will be inspired and find something that you feel will be just right for the man that you have in mind and that is affordable for you as well.

This is a warm cardigan for men made by Goodthreads. The shawl cardigan is warm and cozy with a wide collar, pockets and a button front. It comes in a variety of colors and in sizes X-small to 3XL and there are extra tall fittings as well. The sweater is made from 100% cotton and is soft and comfortable and will look good over a shirt or under a jacket.

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This is a Shiatsu back, shoulder and neck massager. It comes in either blue or navy and give a warm deep kneading massage to tissues and muscles. Great to reduce physical pain as well as mental stress. It gives a gentle heat which improves blood circulation as well as getting rid of cram, tension and aches. Made from PU leather and breathable mesh it is comfortable to use as well.

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This is a special stand pole and grab bar. The pole comes in iceberg white or metallic black and helps to provide support with different hand grips on it. It can support up to 300 pounds and will help with standing, sitting and stepping over a bathtub. It can be adjusted to fit on a flat ceiling between 7 and 10 feet high and there are rubber pads to protect ceiling and floor.

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This is a short sleeved t-shirt which has white writing on it which says ‘old lives matter’. It comes in black, navy, asphalt, dark heather and heather blue and in sizes small – 3XL for adults with styles suitable for men and women and there are also kids sizes for children aged 2 -12 years old. They are made from a cotton and polyester mix so they keep their shape well and are comfortable to wear.

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This is a pair of lazy glasses. They have a periscope mirror on them which means that it is possible to watch TV while lying in bed. It is also possible to read books or use a computer which lying down. They can even fit over regular, prescription glasses. They come in black or white and would be a very useful item for someone that cannot get out of bed or finds it difficult to sit up.

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This is a beard grooming kit. It is a great gift for any man who has a beard and takes pride in how it looks. The kit contains beard conditioner and shampoo, beard oil and balm, a beard brush and comb and beard scissors and a storage bag to keep it all in. It even has an e-book about beard care and comes in a gift box so looks great when you give it as a gift.

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This is a special password tracker notebook. On the front it says ‘What the F*ck is my Password : A password tracker so you can log into your shit without brain farts.’ Inside the book it is laid out in charts with site, username and password, so the details can be filled into the books. A great way to keep passwords in one easy place. The book is 5 x 8 inches in size.

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This is a useful magnetic pick up tool. It has a bright LED so that it is easy to locate things and has a magnet to pick up metal objects in hard to reach places. It is extendable too so that there is less need to bend and the neck can be bent to reach into awkward spaces. A useful object for lighting up dark area to search for things as well as for picking things up.

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This is a window bird feeder. It attached to the glass with strong suction cups but is see through so you can still see beyond and it does not obscure the view. It has a perch and two sections so you can put in different food. It is easy to clean and has holes in to let rain go through so food is kept fresher. It measures 11 x 4 x 6.1 inches.

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This is a fun t-shirt which says on it ‘I Just had a Joint (Replacement).’ Great for anyone with a good sense of humor. It comes in a vintage gray color and is made in the USA. It was silk screen printed in Ann Arbor and the tag is also printed so that there is no irritation. It comes in sizes medium – 2XLand is made from 90% cotton so it is soft and comfortable.

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This is a magnifier with bright PEDs. It will magnify 3x the size and it has anti glare LEDS which can be dimmed. It has a large viewing area which is 4.5 x 7 inches so it will not have to be moved all of the time when reading or doing other close work. It is lightweight with a good grip on the side meaning that it is easy to hold.

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This is a foot massager. It is designed so that both feet can be massaged at once. It is made from wood and is a series of rollers which are textured and will provide a soothing massage. It will create warmth to the feet and also rid the feet of aches and pains and aid relaxation all at the same time. There are two sizes to choose form and they come in a box with a reflexology chart and ebook.

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This is ‘The Fun and Easy Memory Activity Book for Adults’. It includes all sorts of memory activities, easy puzzles and brain games. There are items for short term memory, long term memory and classic puzzles such as lovely lists, delightful details, cool categories, rhyme time, well made words, crosswords, word searches, odd one out, find the difference, sudoku and many other activities designed specifically to help with memory but also to be fun.

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This is a pair of slippers. They have a low back so are easy to slip on and off and come in gray, black, chestnut, navy or brown and in sizes 7-16. They have a textile upper and a synthetic sole with a contrasting color trim to the main slipper color. The inside is soft and comfortable and the base has a good grip on it so they are safe to wear.

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This is a special clock made by American Lifetime. It has a black background with a large white display. It says the day and whether it is morning, afternoon or evening with the time and sate. It is available with a black or brown frame. It is 8 inches high and really clear to read and there is the option of setting five daily alarms. These can be used as reminders to take medication.

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This is a snack hamper from the Care Crate Co. It has all sorts of assorted items including granola bars, chips, candies, jerky, nuts, twizzlers, slim jims and pretzels, all well-know brands such as Planters, Snyders, Lays. Gardettos, Cheetos, Rice Krispies, Natures Valley, Jack Links etc. There are 50 snacks in total and they come in a gift box so ready to be sent direct to someone who loves to snack.

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This is a Brain Games book called ‘Remember When Picture Puzzles’. It is a spot the difference book with photographs from back in the twentieth century. There are answers in the back and the puzzles get progressively difficult through the book. There are varied pictures such as a soda shop, family room roller skating rink, Sesame street and many more. Has a useful spiral binding and 192 pages in all.

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This is an exercise program designed specifically for seniors to do in a chair. It comes with two resistance bands and handles and an 18 page exercise guide. There are detailed instructions on how to do all of the exercises but you also get a video link so you watch demonstrations as well. Designed by a physiotherapist it is safe and there are two levels, low and medium with warm ups and exercises to improve flexibility and strength.

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This is a rechargeable hand warmer by Karecel. The hand warmer comes in a selection of different colors such as gold, black, silver or rose gold. It can be used as an emergency power bank as well as hand warmer if required. It is made of aluminum and has three different temperature settings – 104 – 113, 113 – 122 and 112 – 131 degrees Fahrenheit. It heats up quickly too and is portable and smooth to hold.

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This is a paperback book called ‘Tales of the Funny Little Man : for the Happily Elderly’ by Bill Grivna with illustrations by Rachel Meister. It is a cute book with observations about getting old, each with a bit of a sad story about things that have changed but with a positive message at the end. Focusing on everyday life they are something that all older men will be able to relate to.

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This is a smart mans watch by Bulova. It is stainless steel in a gold color with a brown leather bracelet that fits with a buckle. The face is silver and the three hands and markings are gold and black. As well as showing the analog time it also shows the say of the week and date. It has a quartz movement and is eater resistant to 100ft so suitable for splashing but not swimming.

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This is a sock slider. It is a special aid to help with putting on socks with no bending or stretching necessary. Just place the sock on the cradle then pop it on the floor and slide the foot in. It will work with different types of socks sch as dress, casual, athletic and compression. It effectively works like a shoe horn for socks and there is a part which can also be used to remove socks and it can be used for shoes too.

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This is a multi tool hammer. It is a small hammer which also has other tools in it such as flat nose pliers, pope handle pliers, nail clippers, wore cutters, flat screwdriver, serrated blade, nail file, screwdriver, bottle opener, straight knife and saw blade. Comes with a belt bag so it is easy to carry. It is a useful tool for when out and about as well as using in the home.

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This is a talking clock which speaks the time, date and day of the week for those that are visually impaired or blind. It is a large push button so it is easy to locate and it is loud and cleat as well for those that are not good at hearing. Push once for the time and twice for the day and date. An alarm can be set as well and it just have to be pushed to cancel it. It has a wood grain look, which should fit in with most home designs.

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This is a 16oz pint glass with ‘kinda old’ on it. Makes a great gift for someone with a good sense of humor. The text is etched in the glass rather than printed, in fact it is engraved in Colorado and so will never wear off. It can even go in the dishwasher so is easy to clean. Great for drinking beer out of but could also be used for soda as well.

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This is a fun magnet. It is bright yellow with a black line around and black writing on. It says ‘Caution senior driver’ and has a picture of a man and woman with walking sticks on it. It is 8 x 8 inches in size and makes a fun car accessory. It is square in shape but the printing is done corner to corner so it is 11 inches tall.

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This is a special seat cushion which heats and massages. It has ten vibration motors in it, across the back and under the legs to provide a soothing and gentle massage to reduce muscle pain and relieve stress and tension in the muscles. You can choose which area to be massaged and there are different modes and intensities depending on what is needed and it can also heat at the same time or separately.

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This is a pedal exerciser. It has an electronic display so you can see how long you have been using it, revolutions and calories burned. It folds up for storage and travel and is very easy to use. It is designed to be used when sitting down in any chair. This means that you will be able to exercise using it form the comfort of your own chair at home.

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This is a walnut wood nightstand organizer. It has a self for a cell phone, hooks for keys, a piece to slide on a watch as well as place to put a wallet. It is 8.66 x 7.48 x 0.79 inches in size and looks elegant because of the dark wood it is made from. It is light weight and easy to assemble and the angle can be changed so it can be used for viewing a tablet or cell phone and watching a film or video calling.

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This is a 7 x 7 inch ceramic tile. It has ‘I am not old I am a classic’ written on it. It has a pale blue background with writing in dark blue and red and has a vintage look to it. It has a fixing hook on it so it is really easy for it to be hung on the wall or it can be displayed on a shelf or table using the hook as an easel on the back. Comes in a gift box so no need to wrap.

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This is a stainless steel cup which comes in a choice of different colors. It also comes in different shapes and sizes so you can pick the best design. It has ‘old lives matter’ printed on it. It is very easy to clean and can therefore make a great reusable cup for hot or cold drinks or even for soup. The large opening makes it really easy to hand wash.

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This is a pair of men’s flannel pajamas. They are long sleeved and have a button up front with a collar. Made from 100% cotton they are really cozy and soft to wear. They come in rusty brown plaid, red plaid, purple plaid or blue plaid and have an elastic waistband with adjustable buttons and large buttons on the top to make it easy to do up. They are lightweight but warm.

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This is a Flipper remote control with big buttons. The size of the buttons and their bright colors make it easier to see and use. There is an on/off in green, a mute, channel up down in blue and volume up down in orange. The buttons stand out on the white controller. It works with multiple devices too. It is possible to program in 25 channels to flip through so there is no time wasted flipping through channels that are never watched.

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This is a music player which is simple to se. It is an MP3 player which comes in blue or orange. It is a good size (5 x 9 inches) and has easy buttons sch as on/off and play/stop with a volume turner on the side. It needs a USB cable plugged in and it can have 3000 songs downloaded on to it. A very easy way to help someone who needs a simple item, to be able to have access to the music that they love.

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