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40 Best Birthday Gift Ideas for 60-Year-Old Men 2021

Though every year brings change and development, men’s tastes really start to change once they reach their 60s. Though by no means boring, the things that excited and entertained them in the past no longer do. They’ll still be overjoyed to receive a thoughtful gift, but the same variations of the standard gifts that served you well in the past will start to lose their luster.

This doesn’t mean that you should give up, though. Rather, it’s time for a change of perspective. Consider what their interests are now, not what they were ten years ago. To help you to think of some ideas, we’ve put together a list that covers just about everything a 60-year-old man could ever want, whether he’s a grandfather who wants to relax by the fire with a glass of whiskey, or a badass Harley rider who will never stop hitting the open road.

1. Whiskey Stones and Glass Set
If the 60-year-old man in your life appreciates something else that gets better with age, he might enjoy a nice set of whiskey stones. These stones will chill his finest glass of Glenfiddich or Tullamore Dew without watering it down. This set is a perfect any-occasion gift for the discerning drinker in your life. It comes in a beautiful, heritage-style wooden box with two crystal glasses that will immediately add a touch of sophistication to a home bar. These stones also won’t absorb any freezer odors thanks to the handy velvet bag the set comes with.
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2. Shiatsu Neck Massage
As people get older, taking care of themselves and finding ways to relax becomes even more important. Nothing is as relaxing as a nice, deep massage. Unless someone can employ an on-demand masseuse 24/7, they might need a little help from this device. This massager is a pillow that fits around the back of the neck perfectly, but can also be placed against the lower back, legs, or anywhere you’re sore and stiff. It’s small enough to take with him to the office or on a road trip (thanks to the included AC car adaptor!). It even has a heated massage option.
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3. TK Takelight New Tactical Pen
If your guy loves being prepared and always seems to know just how to fix anything, he’ll love this tactical pen. Not only will he be ready to take notes or sign something, should the need arise, but he’ll also have a handy multitool. Hidden within the space of a pen, there’s also a glass breaker, bottle opener, and flashlight. The pen comes already packaged in a handsome gift box and it includes two ink refills and a replacement battery for the flashlight. It’s a handy gift he can use every day for years to come.
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4. Wave Sleep Therapy Sound Machine
There’s nothing quite as rejuvenating or essential to good health as a good night’s sleep. As we get older and our hormone levels change, our bodies can start reducing the amount of melatonin they produce. If the 60-year-old man in your life has been complaining that he just can’t sleep as deeply as he wants to anymore, this sleep therapy machine might just do the trick. The device features 6 different nature sounds that are seamlessly looped while the device plays. It’s also energy-efficient, shutting off after his choice of time interval.
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5. Leather Toiletry Dopp Kit
If your man likes to travel, he deserves to do it in style. A Dopp kit is a handy bag that has plenty of room for all his toiletries. Soap, shampoo, shaving supplies, deodorant: it all finds a home and stays organized. This bag has two large zipper pockets and two small snap pockets. After he packs everything inside, he can fold it up, so it packs away neatly in a suitcase or overnight bag. Then, once he gets to the hotel or guest room where he’s staying, he can hang it in the closet or on a door hook with the attached metal hook. The bag is made from classic and durable leather that will only get better with age, just like him.
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6. Light Alarm Clock with Sunrise Simulation
We could all use a little extra help getting out of bed in the morning, especially if you get up early on dark winter days. This will help the older man in your life to spring out of bed, ready to face the day. This alarm clock helps users wake up gradually with a sunlight simulation. There are 4 different brightness display levels and, yes, there’s still a snooze function for those who like to steal a little extra sleep. Even better, it’s a soothing and more natural way to wake up than listening to an obnoxious blaring alarm.
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7. Instructional Yoga Mat
Keeping your body moving is essential for good health, especially as you get older. Getting those joints supple with some yoga is a great way thing to work into a daily routine. Show the 60-year-old in your life that you care about their health with this thoughtful gift. This comfortably padded, slip-resistant mat is perfect for even a beginning yoga practitioner. The mat is also helpfully printed with a number of poses he can work your way through during a sunrise stretch session.
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8. Temperature Control Mug
If coffee, or even tea or hot chocolate, is an essential part of your guy’s routine, why not treat him to the luxury of having his favorite drink at the perfect temperature, even on the go? This travel cup lets him set an ideal drinking temperature between 120 and 145 degrees Fahrenheit. The cup is chargeable and will work for two hours per charge, long enough to get through even a strenuous commute. There’s also an included charging coaster that will keep the temperature set all day. The cup is hand-washable and comes with a snug leak-proof lid. It’s easy to set to a preferred temperature and will prevent coffee waste.
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9. Adjustable Trekking Poles
Getting older means taking the time to slow down and take better care of yourself. Taking time to get out in nature for a hike benefits both mind and body. These trekking poles are a great hiking companion for any level of hiker. They help give extra support and balance on any terrain which can reduce the risk of injury. This set of poles is adjustable, so they work with people of various heights. They also feature comfortable cork handles which help wick moisture away from hands while molding to their shape.
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10. Cheese Board Serving Set
Is your father or spouse a bit of a foodie? If he loves food and entertaining, this fully kitted out cheese board set might just get his heart racing. This 100% bamboo board has 4 pull-out drawers to extend your serving area for even the biggest dinner parties. One of the drawers is packed with serving utensils to complement your cheese and charcuterie. The set also includes two ceramic bowls and plates to neatly hold any condiments and accouterments. This is modern, stylish, and practical. Perfect for a man with similar traits.
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11. Neck and Shoulder Massage Pillow
Just imagine if you could get any kind of relief from those stiff and sore muscles when you need it. And if there are people who need it the most, those are the older ones who seem to be complaining about the aches they experience in their bodies as they grow older.

If you are looking for useful birthday gifts for 60-year-old men, then you might want to buy this neck and shoulder massage pillow. No one will say no to a comforting and soothing massage any time of the day. It’s perfect for getting relief from tense muscles in the head of their neck and shoulders. Plus, massage is a great way to improve their blood circulation too.
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12. ‘What I Love About Grandpa’ Fill-in Journal
Sometimes, what makes the best birthday gifts for 60-year-old men is something that is from the heart. Something thoughtful, sweet, and sentimental will get anybody every time.

If you are looking for surefire birthday gifts for older men, something that could make them feel cherished on their special day, then you might want to go with this ‘What I Love About Grandpa’ fill-in journal. Once the journal is completed, it will be their most beloved gift that they could treasure for the years to come. You bet even the toughest of them will tear up reading the journal.
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13. Folding Electric Scooter
If he has an active lifestyle but has been complaining about having long walks that make his feet hurt lately, then he might be in need for a better way to get around wherever he wants to go.

In that case, getting him this folding electric scooter will be an awesome idea. If he wants something that would help him travel around faster, without having to worry about where to park his car, this folding scooter is the best way to go. It can run to up to 1.5 miles per hour with a 20-mile range. Now, that would be a cool ride for a grandpa. He’s going to be the talk of the town for sure.
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14. Golf Prescription
Now that he has countless hours in a day in his hands, you bet he’s going to be playing gold all day long with his buddies. But if someone is trying to get him out of the golf course, he might just need a written prescription that says golfing is good for him.

If you are looking for hip birthday gifts for 60-year-old men who wish they could play golf whenever they want, then you might want to gift him this Golf Prescription. You bet he's going to laugh out loud after opening your gift. Now, he can get away with spending most of his days in the gold course without anybody getting in his business. After all, no one will argue with what the doctor prescribes.
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15. Temperature Control Mug
There is nothing more frustrating than realizing your once steaming cup of coffee has gone stale after a few minutes. No one wants that.

Make sure he gets his coffee in the right temperature until it’s very last drop but gifting him this temperature control mug. That way, his perfect drink will stay perfect even after hours. He doesn’t have to finish his cup in just one sitting if he doesn’t want to. So, if he goes fishing with his friends, he doesn’t have to worry that his coffee has gone cold after he gets the fish from the hook.

This mug is easy to use too. There aren't any complicated instructions involved. All he has to do is dial his desired temperature at the bottom of the mug and leave it to do its work.
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16. Hearing Enhancer
No matter how they try to pretend they aren’t getting that much older just yet, they might already have hearing problems. They are getting older after all, and with age comes those degenerative issues.

If you want to find a gift that is both funny, but something they can find extremely useful at the end of the day, this hearing enhancer will be a great choice. You bet he’s going to tell you he can hear you just right. But ultimately, he’s going to realize how much he needs this device so you can hear each other better and laugh together.
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17. Bungee Pump Walkathon
While his brain is still super active, his body aging body might not keep up. Whether he's trying to jog in the neighborhood to his buddy's house for a game of poker or walking and getting an exercise done, this bungee pump walkathon will be a perfect companion and support for when he needs it. It is the best walking pole with a dual purpose.

It has two settings. One keeps the pole rigid so he has the perfect stability support when walking in rough and uneven terrain and the other setting allows the pole to flex so his arms can get some workout done while he is walking.
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18. Nostalgic Candy Gift Box
Candies are classic gifts for any occasion. And if you think only the little ones can get excited with a bunch of candies on their birthday, you've got it all wrong. The elders can have a sweet tooth too. But instead of gifting them a bunch of candies available in the supermarket, how about you get them a set of candies that aren't just tasty, but brings out the fond and funny moments of their childhood?

His taste buds will thank you for this can gift box set, and you bet he’s also going to be all smiles while he shares the childhood stories he can remember through these nostalgic candies. It’s the perfect gift to make him feel like a giddy child again.
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19. Senior Moments Board Game
People get better with age. They just have to accept they are past their prime, but there is no reason to be sad about it. Help them embrace their old age in a fun and a little competitive way by gifting them this senior moment board game.

It's a wonderful game that can make game nights even more exciting and full of laughter. You bet he's already experienced most, if not all, of these real senior moments like walking inside a room to get something, but when they're already inside, they completely forgot what they have to do there.
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20. Travel Scrap Book
Now that he is turning 60 in no time, it's the best time as any to start with his long-time travel bucket list. Retirement means he can now enjoy some time doing the things he likes to do or visiting the places he wants to see and experience. Jumpstart his travel bucket list by getting this travel scrapbook for his birthday. It's the best way to keep track of his travels and adventures and keep the wonderful memories with him to remember for the years to come.

He can paste in photos, doodles, drawing, or some short stories, and virtually anything he was able to collect during travels.
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21. Flask Gift Set
Now that he's a lot older, he can basically get away with anything and most of the time, that includes drinking his choice of beverage whenever he wants. Make sure he has his favorite drink with him wherever he goes, whether that's going fishing with his buddies or a poker game with the family on weekends. Gift him this flask gift set on his birthday. It's even extra special too with a sweet inscription of your choice.
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22. A Book of Obsolete Children
Just because they are a little older doesn’t mean all the playful and giddy child is already lost in them. You might not know it, but they are still just children living in older men’s bodies.

But, aging doesn’t have to be something they despise. Help them embrace their old age without losing that happy little boy inside by gifting them this Book of Obsolete Children on their birthday. It’s a very creative book that will make them laugh until they drop. It’s an illustrated book like most children’s book, but something that tells a tale about getting older that will be a favorite read for every senior out there.
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23. Racing Granny/Speeding Grandad Race Figurines
Who says only the kids can have fun games at home? Playful grandpas might want to have their own little toys too, especially if they want to play with the kids. Plus, the best birthday gifts for 60-year-old men don't always have to be practical. Awesome gifts can be funny too.

Perhaps, everyone in the family is into racing games. While the kids have their hot wheels, you might want to get 60-year-old men the perfect racing figurines for them like these racing granny/speeding grandpa race figurines. It's the perfect gag gift for 60-year-old men who appreciate good humor. You bet they are going to be doubling over with laughter after opening their gift.
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24. Cocktail Mixologist Kit
With so much time in his hands at the moment, maybe it's time for him to start looking for new things to enjoy. Perhaps, he had always wanted to be a bartender before the corporate world ate him up. It's the best time as any to start living that dream by gifting him this cool cocktail mixologist kit. It's the best set that will jumpstart him in learning how to mix his favorite cocktails. It comes with an instruction and recipe book to help him too.

You bet he’s going to be hosting weekend parties with his buddies at home, and he’s going to be the one manning the bar.
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25. Echo Plus Smart Home Device
In their old age, it can be a little harder to do the chores at home that they can easily do when they were younger. Standing up after sitting for quite some time might even be a little harder on their knees too.

If you are looking for wonderful birthday gifts for 60-year-old men that can help make home life a little bit easier and more convenient, then you might want to get them this Echo Plus smart home device. It works like an assistant, something that he can tell to do various things like calling someone or turning on the light without having to get up from where he is sitting or lying down in. It’s a cool and practical gift at the same time.
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26. Collapsible Pocket Cup
Does he like hiking? If he's still active in his old age, and constantly goes with his senior buddies for a fishing trip or hiking or camping, then he's going to need the essentials. This collapsible pocket cup can be a great addition to his camping backpack in exchange for those bulky caps he usually takes with him. It's more space-saving so he can have extra space in his bag for other important things to bring.
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27. Slang Flashcards
It can be a little hard to keep up with the times, which is why most 60-year -old men can have a hard time to relate with the little ones. Even the words they use can be different from one another, and that makes it even harder for them to bond.

For senior men who badly need some bonding time with the kids, make sure they are updated by getting them this slang flashcards for their birthday. This book is perfect for getting them in with the times, and before you know it, they will start speaking like the kids hanging out in the skate park.
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28. Tile Anything Finder
There are a lot of symptoms of old age. One of the most common is often forgetting where they put their things like their phones or their car keys. Forget having to flip the house upside down looking for those things. Get them this tile anything finder instead. If they lost the keys, they could find them back in no time by tracking the tile finder, which is attached to their keys using their cell phones. If they lost their phones, they could find it by pressing the tile finder button, and the phone will start ringing even if it was set in silent mode.
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29. Sparkling Beverage Maker
As much as they thought they could get away with anything because they are older, it's not always the case. Drinking soda, for one, might not be good for their health. But if that is their favorite drink, and can't live without it, then you might want to get them this sparkling beverage maker. It's the perfect alternative to those sugar-filled drinks. Now, they can make their own sparkling drinks with less sugar. It's the perfect way to make healthier options of their favorite beverages.
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30. Digital Tape Measure
No matter how they try to hide it or pretend, it’s obvious they aren’t getting any younger. And you know as people get older, it comes with more and more health issues like their vision not being as sharp as it used to be. That might not be great if they are into DIY projects. It will be much harder for them to read the tiny numbers on their tape measure, and any wrong thing will miss the whole project. In that case, this digital tape measure will be perfect for them. It makes taking and reading measurements simpler and much more convenient for them. Plus, it’s very accurate too.
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31. Bluetooth Enabled Smart Blender
If they haven’t been keen on keeping a healthy diet when they were younger, now would be the best time as any to start tweaking their food choices.

If you are searching for useful birthday gifts for 60-year-old men that can help them in getting healthier food options, then you might want to choose this Bluetooth enabled smart blender. It’s perfect for making healthy smoothies for breakfast or snacks. Plus, they can connect it to their phone, so they can measure the precise nutritional value of the smoothie they are making.
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32. Beer Glasses with Funny Message
Sometimes, the best birthday gifts for 60-year-old men is something that can make them laugh and have a good time, especially on such a special occasion. Men who appreciate good humor will love a gift that is funny and a little playful too. If you are looking for the best gift options for them, then you might want to go with this beer glasses with a funny message. It's perfect for the drinking session of his birthday party and all the gathering he will have with family and friends. Plus, the funny message will make him laugh every time he reads it. When not in use, this barware set will make an awesome display piece too.
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33. Craft Beer Homebrewing Appliance
There are a lot of beers in the world. While he has countless of choice, he might have it in his mind to make his own craft beer at home. If he hasn't tried it yet, then you must get him this craft beer homebrewing appliance for his birthday. It's the perfect piece to help him jumpstart in that home brewing journey. He can make his own beer formula and serve it during the BBQ party in the backyard with the family or make beer with his other friends who are beer fanatics too. Either way, it would be a fun and exciting experience for him.
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34. Patio Fire Pit
It can be a little annoying to stay indoors because of the cold weather when he's a little of the outdoorsy type of person. Fortunately, you can gift him this amazing patio fire pit that can keep him comfortable and warm when he's chilling outside. Now, the cooler weather won't be any excuse for him to stay indoors. And if he likes roasting marshmallows with the grandkids while looking at the starts, this one is perfect too.
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35. Smart Video Doorbell
It can sometimes be hard to live alone, especially for the elderly. An additional security measure for their homes will at least help ease their and your worries for any untoward incidents like burglaries. If you want them to feel safer in their home, then you might want to consider getting them this smart video doorbell they can install. If someone is at the door, they will precisely know who it is through the 5-inch touchscreen. They can also link it to their mobile phones too, for more features they can use.
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36. Portable Espresso Machine
Forget having to walk for a few blocks to get a cup of coffee in the nearest cafe. That can be a lot taxing, especially if he's already 60 years old.

If you want to gift him something that can help make his life a bit easier and more convenient, especially in getting his morning caffeine fix, then you might want to gift him this portable espresso machine. Now, his favorite strong cup of coffee is within reach in the kitchen. He can even grind beans using it. And because it’s small and portable, he can bring it anywhere he goes. So, if he goes camping, he can still have his cup of coffee with him.
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37. Sous Vide Precision Cooker
Anybody can cook. But, not anyone can wing gourmet cooking easily. But if he is tired of the same old dishes he can whip in the kitchen without recipes, then he needs this awesome sous vide precision cooker. Cooking and serving delicious meals has never been more convenient and easier than this amazing machine. If he’s not a cooking expert, this sous vide machine will make him an awesome chef at home with all the gourmet possibilities he can whip.
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38. Hands-Free Book Stand
If there is one thing that older people want in everything, it's comfort and convenience. Whether they love reading paperbacks or e-books in their kindle, this hands-free book stand is a must-have. Who doesn't want to read his favorite novels or the news while also sipping his favorite beverage? This book stand is the best for multi-tasking when they can't be bothered in doing the most mundane tasks.
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39. Crispy Bacon Grill
Who doesn't love some crispy bacon? It's the food that you can get away with eating at breakfast, lunch, or dinner. They make the best snacks too if you want.

If you are looking for cool birthday gifts for 60-year-old men who loves bacon like no other, then this crispy bacon grill might be it. It’s a revolutionary device that makes sure their bacon is cooked to perfection.
Plus, the bacon is cooked vertically, which drains the fat. You get crispier and much healthier bacon in the end. There is nothing better than that.

Cleanup is fairly easy with this grill too.
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40. Inflatable Hot Tub
Who doesn't want to have some quality time in a hot tub? It's the perfect way to relax on weekends after a busy week. And while setting up a traditional hot tub at home can be rather expensive, you can gift him this inflatable hot tub instead. It's the perfect alternative if there isn't a lot of space for a hot tub too. Since it's inflatable, it's much easier to store it away when not in use.
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