Men are hard to buy for, especially aging men. They say they do not need anything and that is probably true but gifts are not about need but something cool. Also, men tend to gift themselves what they want all year long. Leaving us searching for something worthy, that will bring them pleasure.
The Best Gift for the 80 Year Old Man in 2021
Personalized American Oak Whiskey Aging Barrel
A traditional gift for the 80-year-old on his birthday is oak. I found this amazing Whiskey barrel for the whiskey enthusiast. You father or grandfather will love the Personalized American Oak Whiskey Barrel on his birthday this year.
Dewalt 20V Cordless Drill
Is your 80-year-old father the guy that still loves to fix your stuff. My father loved to fix things. It seems like we might have purposely broke stuff just to give him something to do and to still feel needed. Because he was! Also, the DEWALT 20V MAX Cordless Drill is an all-around great gift idea for that 80-year-old man. He can fix all those things you do not have time for.
Oak Traditional Wall Clock
For a traditional gift you will find this Oak Schoolhouse Wall Clock with Chime & Pendulum a wonderful gift find for the guy turning 80.
Par Three Indoor Putting Green
Does the older man in your life love to golf but have a hard time getting out to the golf course. Well, here you go. Firstly, this will feed his need for golf. Secondly, he can do it rain or shine. Thirdly, he will be safe at home. The Par Three Putting Green will fit in your home easily and he will love it on his 80th birthday.
Callaway Golf Ball Retriever
I know it is not fun getting old, bending over can be a challenge. A great way to retrieve your golf ball without having to ask for help or feel foolish trying to bend down to get it. The Callaway Golf Ball Retriever will help your 80-year-old birthday man keep golfing.
Hanky Gift Set
I hate to admit it but them ole timers use hankies. I cannot keep enough around for my husband. A great usable gift idea for the man in his 80’s. A great birthday or Christmas gift. Men love things they can use. They are not big on knickknacks. They want value. Substance. The Hanky 6 Piece Gift Set will fit the bill.
A great way to remind dad or grandpa that they are loved. I love this gift idea for an 80 something man from his grandkids. The Engraved Wallet will be a great birthday gift. Every time he opens it up he will be reminded of you.
Fishing and Repair Gloves with Lights
Sometimes it can be hard to see what your doing fishing. Baiting that hook or changing to a lead, especially when your in your 80’s. The Gloves for Fishing or Repair will help him see what he is doing. As we age it is hard to give up our freedom and ability to do things ourselves. Give him back his ability to do small jobs.
Crystal Whiskey Glasses
Whiskey glasses are a great gift for the whiskey or bourbon drinker turning 80 this year! I love a good glass of aged whiskey or bourbon and so will the 80-year-old man in your life on his birthday! Make sure you add the best bottle of whiskey to go with these Venero Crystal Whiskey Glasses.
VINTAGE CANDY CO. 80TH BIRTHDAY
Who doesn’t love candy! This is a great gift idea for that 80-year-old man who is hard to buy for. The VINTAGE CANDY CO. 80TH BIRTHDAY RETRO CANDY GIFT BOX offers a great selection of candies from the 1940s when your birthday guy was a child. I have given this as a gift many times. Everyone has loved it!
My father in law wrote everything down, which is fun now. We get to look back at all his stories and the activities he wrote down 50 years ago. The price of gas or what adventure they took. Do you have an 80-year old that loves to write down his day or does he like to travel? The Travelers Notebook will help him out. I really like that you can refill it. It is made so sturdy. He will love it on his birthday.
Neon Golf Balls
Now, how fun is these. The avid golfer will love to have some outstanding colorful golf balls. What a great gift idea for that special man turning 80 that loves to golf. The Neon Red Golf Balls will be easy to see in the grass when he barely missed the hole. A great conversation starter with his friends.
Vintage 1950 Etched Glass Beer Mug
The men in my life love a good beer. What a gift idea. The mug they can grab and pour a cool one into, then go sit out on the deck and watch the cars go by or watch the grandchildren play. The Vintage 1950 Etched Beer Mug is a gift worth giving the 80-year-old man in your life!
Samsung Galaxy Watch
The Galaxy Watch is an excellent idea as a gift for the 80-year-old guy. They do not have to be computer savvy to use it. Just link it to a phone and they can use it for so many things. I actually have this watch and love it. It can track my steps and the watch reminds me to get up and move. I can use it for a phone, text, or if your someone who hates text you can use it as just a watch or a compass when your out hunting or fishing. The Samsung Galaxy Watch will be the gift that an 80-year-old guy loves.
The Bucket List: 1000 Adventures
We all want to complete our bucket list. But, when we hit our 80’s we can run out of ideas. The Bucket List: 1000 Adventures will be a fun project to explore and get that 80-year-old out of the house exploring and having adventures.
Oh, look he has gone fishing! And you made it easy to get ready with his new fishing line winder. I do not know how many times I have had to help my grandson with his fishing line. This is a definite must-have. The Fishing Line Spinning Reel will make those messy lines a thing of the past and your 80-year-old dad or grandfather will love it.
Grilling Spice Gift Set
Every man’s dream, a well-seasoned piece of meat on the grill. Grandpa or dad will love getting some delicious spices for their 80th birthday. A great way to spend time with the family is in the backyard preparing and eating a meal. The Grilling Spice Gift Set will get your family to the table as your dad or grandpa cook.
Carhartt Men’s Winter Jacket
If your man is an outdoorsman or farms, hunts, or loves ice fishing the Carhartt coats are a gift for that man turning 80 in your life. My husband and sons are farmers and they always buy the Carhartt Men’s Jacket for working outside in the cold. They make a good birthday or Christmas gift.
Pro flex Magnifying Light
No one likes to get old and lose their ability to see well. But, those small tasks become impossible. I know. Vision is a big deal to us over the hill people. We struggle to see and hate to ask for help. The Pro-Flex Magnifying Lamp will make reading and hobbies so much easier for the man turning 80 this year.
80th Birthday Coffee Mug
You got to have a sense of humor on your big 80th birthday right! I love this mug and so will the 80-year-old in your life. We never feel our age and this just brings a smile to one’s face. The 80 Years Coffee Mug will make your dad or grandpa smile on his 80th birthday too. Also makes a great gift for your boss or co-worker! Add some small gifts inside the cup. Some special coffee, coca or how about some chocolate.
Magic Mill Food Dehydrator Machine
Gardens, fruits, and fun snacks. I love my food dehydrator. I use it every year for fruits and vegetables and making beef jerky. My husband uses it just as much. He makes some delicious beef jerky and snacks. A great gift for the 80-year-old man on his birthday. If your dad loves his garden and to eat healthy the Magic Mill Food Dehydrator Machine is the right birthday gift for him. It is super easy to use and makes great snacks. My grand-kids love the apples I dry for them.
Fly fishing Name Art
The fisherman in your life will love to add this to his man cave! A great gift idea for that hard to buy for an 80-year-old fisherman. The Fly Fishing Name Art is really cool for your dad or grandfather as a gift on his birthday or at Christmas.
Funny 80th Birthday Mug
For that coffee lover, you cannot beat this coffee mug for that 80-year-old on his birthday. He can sit back in the morning with his new coffee cup and a newspaper to relax. The 80th Birthday Coffee Mug is a funny way to let him know that he looks great.
National Geographic Magazine
If your dad is a lover of reading, here is a great gift idea for his 80th birthday. It is never to late to take control and understand our world. This is an excellent read! A great way to spend time and keep up on cool stuff all over the world. National Geographic Magazine is a gift that comes every month. A great birthday gift for the 80-year-old.
2-Person Outdoor Patio Glider
I am all about spending time outside. I love to be in the garden and my flower bed, but I love my porch swing the most. It calls my name and it will call the name of the 80-year-old man having a birthday. The 2-Person Outdoor Patio Glider will get that 80-year-old man outside enjoying nature and that glass of bourbon. A great gift idea for the 80-year-old man that is hard to buy for. A great spot to watch birds.
I’m Retired T-Shirt
Grandpas love their grandchildren and enjoy spoiling them even more. The I’m Retired Shirt is a gift he will wear. A great Christmas or birthday present on an 80th birthday.
I love my Echo Dot! Alexia takes good care of me. She is amazing at picking out music I love, keeping my grocery list up to date and so much more. This is a great gift for your 80-year-old dad or grandpa. You do not have to be computer savvy to make it work! I use it as a telephone when my hands are busy. My favorite thing to do is call home on it and talk to my grand-kids. They can’t figure out where I am. It is fun to ask silly questions too. The whole family loves our Echo Dot.
You’re Only Old Once!
Do you have someone turning 80 and you love to give them joke gifts? Well, here you go, your welcome. He will find humor in the A Book for Obsolete Children because we are only old once. We had better enjoy it.
Weekend Travel Bag
I love to run away for a quick weekend trip. My regular luggage is too big for just a 2-day getaway. When we get older we love to go visit our children for the weekend or getaway for some fun and relaxation. The Travel Duffel Bag has the perfect amount of space for just what that 80-year-old needs for his birthday weekend, to head off to the casino or golfing with friends.
Window Bird Feeder
Not to be an old lady, but I am close to old age myself. I love watching the birds. I have several feeders for different birds. Your father or grandfather will enjoy watching the birds that gather in his Window Bird Feeder, A fun gift for his 80th birthday. It can also be a great gift for the co-worker or friend.
Samsung 32′ Television
Oh man, there is nothing better than an amazing, big TV to watch your favorite shows on. The curb makes it so much easier to see for that 80 something man that has a birthday coming up! Want to make dad happy, here you go. Get him something he will never buy himself. The Samsung 32 Full HD Curved Screen will keep him busy.
Leather Rachet Belt
Can you ever have enough belts? It seems like they vanish, just like a sock. Your father or grandfather will appreciate such a no-nonsense gift on his 80th birthday or for Christmas. The Leather Ratchet Dress Belt is the perfect gift for the man who needs a new belt but will not buy himself one.
Suede Slippers Loafers
Comfort at it’s best. There is nothing worse than cold feet! These awesome loafers will be a great gift for the older man who has everything. The DREAM Fur-Loafer will be the perfect fit and keep that 80-year-old man warm and cozy!
A great way for the 80-year-old to eat healthily and pack in some nutrients to that diet. As we age our bodies need a vast supply fo different vitamins and sometimes it is hard to get in the food we eat. The NutriBullet Mixer System can help. Your dad or grandpa can quickly make a meal out of fruits and vegetables.
FIVE S FS8801-BLK Shiatsu Neck and Back Massager
Massages soothe the soul and the back and neck if you are lucky. The Neck and Back Massager will be amazing at relieving those muscle cramps or helping with arthritis that keeps your 80-year-old in their chair. A birthday present he will enjoy and use every day.
Portable Couch & Bed Standing Aid
As we age we want to remain self-reliant and in our homes. If your 80-year-old dad or grandad is having issues getting out of his chair or the bed then the Standing Aid is a suitable gift to keep them moving around on their own. Give them a gift of safety on their 80th birthday.
Books on Tape-Westerns
Louis L’Amour was a popular writer back in the 1970s and the 80-year-old man in your life remembers reading his books. This is a great birthday gift for the man that hates to read but loves the story, or the man who cannot see. Even the 80-year old that loves to drive around and listen to books in his car. The Louis L’Amour Westerns CD will keep him entertained for hours.
GoWISE USA Digital Air Fryer with Recipe Book
After 40 some years of cooking and planning meals us women are tired. A great gift idea for your dad on his 80th birthday is to take those hot cooking days and make them cool, quick, and easy. The food tastes great. I love a good pork chop in the Air Fryer. Your dad or grandpa can make themselves a quick meal. He will love cooking with the Digital Air Fryer for himself, if he lives alone or for your mom. Give your dad and mom a break and show them that new appliances do not have to be scary.
Men love to tinker no matter their age. I just bought this for one of the men in my house. Huge hit. When he is taking stuff apart he no longer looses the screws, because they are on his wristband. Yes! The Magnetic Wristband works and makes all those odd jobs so much easier for the 80-year-old tinkering around your house. A great birthday gift or stocking filler at Christmas.
Ring 5 Piece Alarm Kit
In today’s world one never knows who is outside or knocking on your door. The Ring Alarm 5 Piece Kit is a great way to give your dad some safety on his 80th birthday. It is a great unit. Many of my friends have this system and they love it. I guess it works with Alexia also, which is super cool.
Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Headphones
If your 80-year-old has trouble hearing the television or radio the Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Headphones will help your father or grandfather have a hearing experience. They help with noise control and are so soft on the ears. A great birthday or Christmas gift for the 80-year-old.
Electric Massage Recliner Chair w/Stool Ottoman, Remote Control
A time for relaxing is when you hit your 80th birthday. A great way to watch your favorite television shows on your big screen colored tv! Your dad or grandfather will enjoy the massage! The Electric Massage Recliner Chair w/Stool Ottoman will have him up moving quickly. Relieving all those aching joints.
Old Guys Rule T-Shirt
Old-timers love new shirts. This funny shirt will be a great addition to your father or grandfather’s wardrobe on his 80th birthday. Get him the “Old Guys Rule” T-Shirt. He will love wearing it to coffee with the guys. A fun 80th gift.
iRobot Roomba Vacuum
You cannot go wrong on this birthday gift for the 70-year-old. My sons got this for me on my last birthday. Best. Gift. Ever. What a lifesaver on my time and stress. We live on the farm so dirt is a normal part of the day. This thing takes away the work of sweeping every day. I just turn it on and let it go. It is awesome! The iRobot Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum is the best if you have dogs. We have several and she cleans those hairs right up.
Cuisinart Food Dehydrator, Steel Gray
I love my food dehydrator. I use it every year for fruits and vegetables and making beef jerky. A great gift for the 70-year-old man on his birthday. If your dad loves his garden and to eat healthy the Cuisinart Food Dehydrator is the right birthday gift for him. It is super easy to use and makes great snacks. My grand-kids love the apples I dry for them.
Bearcat, 500-Channel Scanner
The best gift I ever gave my spouse was a scanner. He absolutely loved being informed. He knew about local emergencies, road conditions, and weather reports. A nice gift that is practical and fun for the 80-year-old man is the Uniden 500-Channel Handheld Scanner. Your 80-year-old can listen to NASCAR if he wants to!
Optical Pro Magnifier
At 80 we can have some vision problems when trying to read or do crafts and projects. The Optical Pro Magnifier will take the guesswork out of his project. A fun birthday gift for the 80-year-old man.
Great optics for your hunter or avid bird watcher! Give a gift that he can use when he hots the trail, no matter where that trail leads. The Celestron Binoculars are an amazing gift for the 80th birthday this year!
10pcs Fishing Lure Spinnerbait
The most wanted. These lures are always wanted by my husband for the next fishing expedition. He tends to lose them when he is out fishing. The big one that got away eats many of them. The 10pcs Fishing Lure Spinnerbait is a great gift for the guy that likes to fish, especially if you have no idea what he needs for lures. they always need these. A perfect gift for the 80-year-old.
Starbucks Daybreak Gourmet Coffee Gift Basket
Coffee is the wakeup call for those who love a good cup of java. The best gift ever, for the guy turning 80 that enjoys his coffee throughout the day. I like trying different kinds of coffee, but hate buying a big container. The Starbucks Daybreak Gourmet Coffee Gift Basket has several flavors your man can try. A great burst on the taste buds in the morning.
Dads Ice Cream Plow
My husband is an ice cream lover. He is always digging through the spoons because I guess we have a spoon that works best for ice cream. Who knew? Problem solved! He now can find his Dad’s Ice Cream Plow and I do not have to listen to him get frustrated because the best spoon is not in the drawer. A fun 80th birthday gift for dad.
FAQs About Gifts for an 80 Year Old Man
What is a good gift for the 80-year-old man?
Birthday Gifts for an 80-Year Old Man do not have to be boring or something he will not use. Men are hard to buy for in general, but when they hit their 80’s it can feel impossible! We get stuck inside a box of gender and age. Well, think out of the box! Here are some great gift ideas for that man in his 80’s. The LED Flashlights Gloves are a great gift idea for that man who needs a little help seeing small things. My guy is always needing a new belt, and god forbid he actually buy himself one. He will wear him until it falls off of him so the Men’s Genuine Leather Belt is a must-have and is always a win for a birthday or Christmas.
What is the traditional gift for the 80th birthday?
The traditional gift for the 80th birthday is oak. A perfect example of a traditional gift for the 80-year-old on his birthday is oak. I found this amazing Whiskey barrel for the whiskey enthusiast. Your father or grandfather will love the Personalized American Oak Whiskey Barrel on his birthday this year.
Another traditional gift you will find this Oak Schoolhouse Wall Clock with Chime & Pendulum a wonderful gift find for the guy turning 80.
What are good gifts for the elderly?
A man in their 80’s is a tough guy to buy for unless you know what he loves! Does your dad love to fish, hunt, read, or golf? If he does then here are some gift ideas for you. The Carhartt Men’s Jacket is a great gift for that 80-year-old outside kinda guy! Great value and keeps you warm. I know, my husband and sons wear these! For that fisherman the Fishing Line Spinning Reel makes a messed up line not such a big problem. For that golfer that has hit his 80’s and has a hard time bending, I love the Callaway Golf Ball Retriever.
What do you buy an 85-year-old man for his birthday?
- Think about what they loved all their life. When we get older we cannot always do what we love due to physical limitations. With technology and inventiveness, there are so many cool options out there for the older man that still wants to be active or keep his mind busy.
- A few suggestions, depending on their personality might be the Vol. 1 – Westerns CD which will keep him entertained for hours.
- For the golfer, who can’t get to the golf course you might try the Par Three Putting Green to keep him busy golfing right in the house!
- A time for relaxing is when you hit your 80th birthday. A great way to watch your favorite television shows on your big screen colored tv! Your dad or grandfather will enjoy the massage! The Electric Massage Recliner Chair w/Stool Ottoman will have him up moving quickly. Relieving all those aching joints.
- The Starbucks Daybreak Gourmet Coffee Gift Basket has several flavors your man can try. A great burst on the taste buds in the morning.
Gifts for Similar Ages
A man in their 80’s is a tough guy to buy for unless you know what he loves! Does your dad love to fish, hunt, read, or golf? If he does then here are some gift ideas for you. The Carhartt Men’s Jacket is a great gift for that 80-year-old outside kinda guy! Great value and keeps you warm. I know, my husband and sons wear these! For that fisherman the Fishing Line Spinning Reel makes a messed up line not such a big problem. For that golfer that has hit his 60’s and has a hard time bending, I love the Callaway Golf Ball Retriever.