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Turning 60 years old is an important milestone birthday in everybody’s life and should be celebrated with family and lots of gifts. It might be a far cry from their 18th birthday, but oh how the times change!

To help you on your quest to find the best birthday gift idea, we’ve rounded up 30 of the best 60th birthday gift ideas that are sure to stand out. No matter if you’re buying gifts for mom, dad or a co-worker, we’ve done all the hard work for you.

From photo albums to item trackers and robot vacuum cleaners, you’re sure to find that perfect gift in our gift guide.

1. GPS Golf Tracker

golf gps tracking device

GPS Golf Tracker Features

  • 2 inch display
  • Includes 36,000 courses from 30 countries
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Magnetic mount

Make their birthday wish come true with this golf GPS tracking device. Preloaded with more than 36,000 golf courses in 30 countries, this device will let any birthday boy spend more time playing golf and less time working out the distances. With a handy mobile app included, this gift is sure to bring a smile to their face.

2. Unisex Arch Support Insoles

orthotic insoles

Arch Support Insoles Features

  • Sizes XS to XL (US 5 – 13)
  • Recommended by podiatrists
  • Shock absorbing gel
  • Memory foam base
  • Ideal for high arch feet

Are their feet causing them aches and pains daily? Help keep them comfortable and active with these unisex orthotic insoles that are perfect for every activity. Featuring a high foot arch for maximum support, they also include shock-absorbing gel for extra cushioning and comfort. An excellent 60th birthday present that any mom or dad will love.

3. Memory Rescue Book

memory rescue book

Memory Rescue Features

  • 448 pages
  • #1 New York Times bestseller
  • Help develop habits to retain memory
  • Identify risk factors for Alzheimer’s
  • Improve overall memory

Keep their memory in tiptop condition with this awesome memory rescue training book. Featuring the top physical and mental exercises as well as dietary changes that will help improve anybody’s memory, this unique gift is ideal for anyone celebrating their 60th birthday. With regular practice, not only will it help reduce memory loss but also memory-related conditions including Alzheimer’s.

4. Beeping Item Tracker

beeping wireless item tracker

Item Tracker Features

  • 100 feet range support
  • Up to 80 decibels
  • Includes batteries
  • Includes 6 item trackers
  • Item trackers have LED lights for visibility

Once you reach 60 years old, losing items quickly becomes a daily problem. Ensure they never lose anything again with these wireless item tracker devices. Suitable for attaching to any small objects, this pack includes six trackers that can be activated individually via the included remote. Whenever an item is lost, they just need to click the color on the remote and it will alert them to where it is.

5. Robot Vacuum Cleaner

robot vacuum cleaner

Robot Vacuum Features

  • 2.83 inch low profile design
  • Automatically returns to charging base
  • One touch auto clean
  • Remote control included
  • 1600Pa suction

Introduce them to the technological advancements of the world with this impressive robot vacuum cleaner. Perfect for hardwood and light carpet floors, this robot will do all their house vacuuming at a click of a button. Great for getting those hard to reach places, they’ll never complain about their back hurting again!

6. Portable Reading Glasses Twin Pair

portable reading glasses

Portable Reading Glasses Features

  • 1x to 3x magnification strength
  • Plastic lenses
  • Foldable metal frame
  • Two pairs included
  • 3 colors to choose from

Know somebody who is always forgetting their reading glasses? Give them the gift of sight with these handy magnification reading glasses. Available with strengths from 0.75 to 3.5 magnification, this twin pair of glasses set is great for reading those pesky small fonts and writing on labels, books and mobiles.

7. Senior’s Texting Coding Mug

senior texting mug gift

Senior’s Texting Coding Mug Features

  • 11 ounce capacity
  • Design printed on both sides
  • Microwave & dishwasher safe
  • Plenty of texting code abbreviations
  • Lead free design

Once you get to a certain age, you develop a unique text speak called the senior’s text code. Help someone learn their new texting code with this hilarious mug. Featuring a range of funny texting abbreviation and their meaning, this mug is sure to bring a smile to senior’s face!

8. Sherpa Blanket

sherpa blanket

Sherpa Blanket Features

  • Measures 50 by 60 inches
  • 18 different colors available
  • Machine washable
  • Reversible with two comfy sides
  • Also ideal for pets

It’s no secret that the older you get the colder you get! Keep your friend or family member nice and warm with this sherpa-lined cosy blanket. Perfect for using on the couch or in bed, this blanket will keep them safe from drafts and stop them complaining about how cold it is!

9. Tea Storage Box

tea organizer box

Tea Storage Box Features

  • 8 compartments for 80 tea bags
  • Cherrywood & walnut construction
  • Includes window for easy organization
  • Measures 12 by 7 by 3.7 inches

Know somebody who takes their tea collection extremely seriously? Give them the gift they’ve always wanted with this handy tea organizer box. Featuring various compartments and sections to store their tea, they’ll always have everything neatly arranged and they’ll never forget where they left them. Made from premium quality scratch resistant wood, this gift is sure to stand the test of time.

10. Retirement Countdown Clock

retirement countdown clock

Retirement Countdown Clock Features

  • Countdown from 9999 days
  • Backlight function
  • Large and easy to read screen
  • Measures 1.73 inches tall
  • Calculates countdown time automatically

Celebrating their 60th birthday also means celebrating one day closer to retirement. Remind them how long they have left with this funny and practical retirement countdown clock. With the ability to countdown up to 9999 days, (that’s over 27 years!), this gift should be suitable for anyone turning 60, no matter what their retirement plans are.

11. 60th Birthday Toilet Paper

60th birthday toilet paper

60th Birthday Toilet Paper Features

  • American made from recycled paper
  • Poop design on every sheet
  • Biodegradable & septic tank approved
  • 2-ply toilet paper

Turning 60 is an important life event, and everybody should be reminded when they do. Surprise someone with this hilarious toilet paper gag gift that is sure to bring a smile to their face. American made from recycled materials; this toilet paper has the print on both sides for maximum effect.

12. 60th Birthday Necklace

60th birthday necklace gift

60th Birthday Necklace Features

  • 6 rings for every decade
  • Made from 925 sterling silver
  • Necklace measures 20.5 inches long
  • Includes gift box wrapping

Give them something special to commemorate their 60th birthday with this fancy necklace. Made from 925 sterling silver, this 60th birthday necklace is a gift they’re sure to treasure forever (or until they get another on their 70th birthday!). Featuring six rings for six decades, this gift is sure to look great on anyone.

13. Amazon Echo Dot

amazon echo dot

Amazon Echo Dot Features

  • 4 color options
  • Voice control music, lights and home devices
  • Measures 1.7 inches tall
  • Great speaker for playing music
  • Bluetooth connectivity

Help make their life easier with this handy Amazon Echo Dot. Perfect for having around the house, this gadget can do plenty of things with voice commands. Stream music, ask questions, check the weather, set alarms, control smart home devices and much more, all with the sound of their voice.

14. 60th Birthday Bracelet

60th birthday bracelet

60th Birthday Bracelet Features

  • Includes message card
  • Measures 7 inches
  • Stretches to fit most wrists
  • Made from blue stone beads

Give them something to remember their important life milestone with this beautiful blue stone beaded bracelet. Complete with a message card and gift box, this bracelet symbolizes wisdom, truth and power with its blue beads as well as featuring a silver heart charm. Stretchy to fit almost any wrist, this gift is definitely something they’ll be wearing regularly.

15. 60th Birthday Tote Bag

60th tote bag

60th Birthday Tote Bag Features

  • Bold one sided print
  • 16 inch cotton carry handles
  • Reusable and lightweight
  • Spacious enough for daily use

Perfect for any lucky person turning 60, this tote bag is full of sass and laughs. Featuring a unique print on the side of the bag, this funny design is sure to brighten up anybody’s day. Made from durable and laminated jute, this bag also features 16-inch carry handles, making it perfect for everyday use.

16. Hello Sixty Birthday Candle

hello sixty candle

Hello Sixty Birthday Candle Features

  • 100% all natural soy ingredients
  • Made in the USA
  • Weighs 10 ounces
  • 50 – 60 hours burn time
  • Citrus, spice & sandalwood scent

Help them relax and celebrate their 60th birthday with this scented soy candle that will leave their house smelling of vanilla and cinnamon. Handmade in the US, this quality candle is zinc and lead-free making it perfect for any house. Packaged in a gift box, this candle is ready to give to any lucky person turning 60.

17. Neck & Back Massager

neck and back massager

Neck & Back Massager Features

  • 3 adjustable speed settings
  • Ideal for any part of the body
  • Perfect for the office or at home
  • 4 massage settings

Being 60 years old doesn’t have to mean having a continually aching neck and back. Relieve muscle soreness and tension in their neck and back with this powerful three-speed massager. Featuring a soft and comfy outer shell, this massager is great for working away the stress and tension without having to hire a masseuse!

18. 60th Birthday Decorations Kit

60th birthday decorations

60th Birthday Decorations Kit Features

  • Includes large 40 inch 60 balloons
  • Easy to inflate
  • Includes 60th sash
  • Includes large birthday banner

It wouldn’t be a 60th birthday party without the age themed decorations! Bring somebody’s party to life with this excellent birthday decoration set, featuring 16 balloons, 4 foil balloons, and a huge number 60 balloon, this set has everything you need to celebrate in style. Easily inflated with helium, the set also comes with a wearable sash and happy birthday lettering.

19. XXL Heating Pad

xxl heating pad

XXL Heating Pad Features

  • Auto shut off
  • Measures 20 by 24 inches
  • Super soft microplush material
  • Heats in seconds
  • 6 temperature settings

Perfect for those always complaining about aching backs or that it’s too cold, this XXL heating pad will solve all of their troubles and revolutionize their lives. At 20 inches wide and 20 inches long, this pad is perfect for laying on or wrapping around their legs or lower back. Featuring super soft micro-plush, this pad heats up in seconds to provide fast relief for tired, sore or aching muscles.

20. Herb Garden Starter Kit

herb garden starter kit

Herb Garden Starter Kit Features

  • Includes 5 different seeds
  • Certified USDA organic
  • Everything included to start growing
  • Great for home chefs

Perfect for those home chefs and gardeners alike, this indoor herb garden starter kit is perfect for those looking to add some homegrown produce to their meals. Containing everything they need to grow their own parsley, sage, thyme and basil, as long as they follow the instructions they’ll have fresh herbs to add to their favorite recipes in no time.

21. Beer Brewing Kit

beer brewing kit

Beer Brewing Kit Features

  • Equipment & ingredients for 5 gallons
  • Ideal for beginners
  • Includes digital & online videos
  • Made for repeat use

If they’ve just started their retirement and have a lot of free time on their hands, then this is the perfect gift for keeping them active. Produced by the popular guys over at Northern Brewer, this home brewing starter set has everything they need to produce 5 gallons (yes gallons!) of ale. If they’re looking for a new hobby to pass the time then this is the gift for them.

22. 60th Birthday Photo Album

60th birthday photo album

60th Birthday Photo Album Features

  • Measures 18.5 by 18.5 inches
  • Holds 80 4 by 6 inch photos
  • Perfect for storing memories
  • Space to write under every photo

Show them how far they’ve come in life with this fantastic 60th birthday photo album. Ready to be filled with photographs from special moments throughout their life, this photo album is sure to bring a tear to their eyes. If you’re looking for a unique 60th birthday gift idea, then this is what you’re looking for.

23. Glasses Holders

twin glasses holder

Glasses Holders Features

  • Pack of 2
  • Soft plush lining and exterior synthetic leather
  • Measures 4.7 inches tall
  • Fits most sunglasses and glasses

How many times can somebody lose their glasses in a given day? Although that question might remain a mystery forever, at least you can put a stop to it by getting them a handy glasses holder. Sold in a pack of two, these glasses holders are perfect for storing those glasses when not in use. With a dedicated glasses holder like this, they’ll never have to worry about where they left them.

24. Crocs Shoes

croc shoes

Crocs Shoes Features

  • Over 18+ colors available
  • Waterproof
  • Made from synthetic material
  • Slip proof
  • Sizes 2 to 19

Up their footwear game with these ridiculously comfy and durable Crocs shoes. Featuring a unique pattern inside that massages the foot every time they walk, it’s no wonder why these are loved by millions around the world. Made from non-slip rubber, these shoes are perfect for slipping on and wearing inside or outside the house.

25. Smart Watch

smart watch gift

Smart Watch Features

  • iPhone & Android compatible
  • IP68 Waterproof
  • Includes fitness tracker
  • 7 day battery life
  • 1.3 inch screen

Update their watch and show them the power of technology with this super smart and functional smartwatch. Suitable for both Android and Apple phones, this watch will connect directly to their phone and open up a whole new world of accessibility. Not only does it tell the time, but it also tracks their daily fitness, heartbeat, calories, sleep stages and steps throughout the day.

26. Kindle E-Reader

kindle e-reader

Kindle E-Reader Features

  • 8GB to 32GB of storage
  • 4 colors to choose from
  • Waterproof
  • 6 inch screen
  • Up to 6 week battery life

Is your friend or family member a big reader of books? Surprise them with this fantastic Kindle eBook reader and blow their mind with how many books it can hold. Designed to display text just like the page of a book, they can download thousands of book onto their device and read them wherever they want. With a single charge lasting weeks, it’s sure to be their new favorite toy.

27. Cravings Cookbook

cravings cookbook

Cravings Cookbook Features

  • 240 pages
  • Full of new recipes by Chrissy Teigen
  • Range of cuisines
  • Ideal for food lovers

Know somebody who’s always on the lookout for a good new recipe? Well, blow them away with a whole selection of new recipes from a modern-day chef. Listed as the top best seller on Amazon, this book features recipes for all the food they’ll want to eat. Featuring recipes with twists on the classics, these modern cookbook is sure to introduce them to some new favorites.

28. Precision Cooker

precision cooker

Precision Cooker Features

  • Perfect results every time
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Measures 13 inches tall
  • Simple to use
  • Ideal for any chef

Take their cooking to the next level, with this amazing kitchen device they’ll wish they had years ago. Ideal for reaching that precise temperature, this device will make sure they never over or undercook their food again. Perfect for cooking fish, eggs, beef, lamb, chicken or pork, they’ll wonder how they ever managed to cook without one.

29. Contoured Sleeping Mask

sleeping mask gift

Sleeping Mask Features

  • Made from memory foam
  • Fully adjustable for any head size
  • Available in 4 colors
  • No pressure on eyes
  • Lightweight and portable

Everybody needs a good night’s sleep no matter how old they are! Make sure they get their beauty sleep with these incredible contoured sleeping mask. Designed with super soft rebound memory foam, unlike other sleeping masks this has the eye holes specially contoured to ensure maximum comfort and darkness. Once they switch to this, they’ll never want to go back.

30. Family Tree Picture Hanger

family tree picture frame

Family Tree Picture Hanger

  • Measures 20 inches tall
  • Holds 6 photos
  • Crafted from Bronze metal
  • Ideal for table or hanging on wall

Give them a constant reminder of their loved ones and family, with this sweet family tree picture frame. With 6 frames included, simply insert the photos into the picture frame and hang them on the tree. Perfect for keeping on a table or hanging on the wall, this family tree is sure to be an excellent 60th birthday gift.


Beth Noll is a gift editor at Gift Observer. She loves shopping for friends and sharing her top gift recommendations on the blog. With 9 years of blogging experience, she's always up to date with the latest trends and best gift ideas.