Gift Ideas for Retired Men

Monica PatrickSeptember 13, 2010


Men who have reached retirement age may enjoy a practical or luxury item to commemorate their transition into their new life. Retirement gifts are given to celebrate his hard work and accomplishments over the years, and also to complement his new, leisurely lifestyle. Consider the retiree's career, hobbies, interests and personality.


If the retiree enjoys cooking and grilling, give him a set of grilling accessories, cooking gadgets, kitchen accessories or an apron. Whether he enjoys grilling out during holiday events or entertaining the family at home, there are a number of grilling gifts that will complement his cooking pursuits and activities.

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Sports Gifts

Sports-related gifts such as a set of golf clubs, a golf glove and tennis accessories make great gifts for retired men who enjoy sports and outdoor activities. A golfer's cooler bag or monogrammed golf clubs are a good match for avid golfers, and these gifts can be personalized with the retiree's initials. Baseball fans may appreciate a unique pair of sports-themed of cufflinks that feature stadium seats from the bygone era that include stadiums such as Yankee, Shea, RFK, and Fenway.

Personal Grooming Gifts

The newly retired man might enjoy personalized men's accessories. Treat the retired man to a personal grooming kit that includes shaving tools and accessories. For a nice touch, get his initials engraved on the shaving kit bag. Or consider pampering him with spa gift basket that contains soap, body brushes and towels. For a nice upgrade, give him RedEnvelope's Five-Star Terry Robe is a luxury gift that can be personalized with his initials.

Collectible Items

Some retirees might appreciate collectible items such as a personalized photo frame, a digital photo keychain or a leather cigar case that has their initials imprinted on it. Home accessories like a leather wine carrier, desktop change bank or a cocktail set make nice gifts.

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