Turning 60 years old is an important milestone 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!
So what do you buy somebody who’s had 60 years worth of presents and gifts? How can you stand out from the usual gifts that everyone else is going to buy them?
To help you on your quest to find the best gift, 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 a family member, friend or co-worker, we’ve done all the hard work for you and found the best gifts.
From photo albums to item trackers and robot vacuum cleaners, these gift ideas are sure to help you find that perfect gift.
60th Birthday Gift Ideas for Men & Women
1. GPS Golf Tracker
Help make their life easier on the range with this golf GPS tracking device. Easy to use and preloaded with more than 36,000 golf courses in 30 countries, this device will let them 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
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.
3. Memory Rescue Book
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 book 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
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
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
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
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
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 Organizer Box
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. Pair Of Glasses Holders
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Give them a constant reminder of their loved ones and family, with this sweet family tree picture frame. With 6 to 10 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.