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Best Walking Shoes for Seniors (Our Aging Feet Approve)

Best Walking Shoes for Seniors

Adidas Women’s Ultraboost 20 Running Shoes

The Adidas Women’s Ultraboost 20 are one of the best walking shoes for the elderly, with stretchy and breathable textile uppers for all-day comfort wearing.

The adaptive knit upper wraps the foot and aids natural movements.

The well-cushioned soles and midsoles that contain 20% more Boost energize every step, and the grippy Continental outsoles offer traction and grips for fall and slip prevention.

Overall, these shoes are great for light runners with all the support and features needed.

adidas Women's Ultraboost 20 Running Shoe, Black/Night Metallic/White, 5.5 M US
  • Snug, sock-like fit
  • Responsive Boost midsole
  • adidas Primeknit+ textile upper

Adidas Women’s Ultraboost 20 Running Shoes

Thumbs Up - Pros


  • Super comfortable
  • Lightweight
  • Shoes fit perfectly
  • Roomy toe box
  • Great support
  • A sporty, dynamic look
  • Various color options

Thumbs Down - Cons


  • Difficult to clean
  • A bit large

Walking Shoes for Senior Men

OrthoFeet’s Avery Island Men’s Oxford Shoes

Finding the best walking shoes for seniors can be complicated, finding one for male seniors can be even more difficult.

But the Avery Island shoes by OrthoFeet have a classic exterior suitable for every occasion but have premium comfort and quality.

The leather exterior is well-made, the rubber sole provides a sense of stability and sturdiness with patented Cushioning Ergonomic Stride technology for your feet and ankles.

The protective lining and extra foam padding provide additional ankle support and comfort and the extra room in the toe box adds extra comfort.

The anatomical insoles are great for men with diabetes, arthritis, neuropathy, or plantar fasciitis.

Combined with anti-microbial material and extra layers of foam means your feet stay dry and comfortable.

OrthoFeet’s Avery Island Men's Oxford Shoes

Thumbs Up - Pros


  • Classic Oxford shoe design
  • Premium quality
  • Excellent ankle support

Thumbs Down - Cons


  • No option for Velcro strap

Propét Men’s Stability Walker Strap Walking Shoe

The discomfort brought upon by symptoms of neuropathy can make anyone feel uncomfortable, and this stops so many people from venturing out on walks.

But why should anyone miss out on walks because they’re afraid that certain symptoms will kick in?

Propét Stability is recommended as one of the best shoes diabetic patients should wear.

Recommended by medical experts due to their quality and long-lasting results, Propét shoes deliver on so many levels.

The full-grain leather exterior has excellent stitching and breathability due to its sophisticated perforations.

Boasting two adjustable straps with fasteners and a padded tongue, it provides comprehensive comfort too.

The interior is made of a nylon lining and with impressive moisture-wicking. There is plenty of support in the heel and extra stability, and the removable insole is a great extra feature.

The cushioning ridges mean you can walk around all day long without your feet getting too sore. The midsole provides that important shock absorption effect, resulting in a light yet sturdy feel.

The rubber outsole provides strong ankle support, whether using the stairs or even making sudden movements.

Propét Mens Sneaker Stability Walker Strap, Black, 13 X-Wide US
  • Adjustable hook and loop closure with padded collar and tongue
  • Rigid heel counter with removable pu footbed
  • A5500 medicare approved for diabetic footwear

Propét Men's Stability Walker Strap Walking Shoe

Thumbs Up - Pros


  • Very durable
  • A universal design that caters to all types
  • Medicare-approved
  • Ultra-stable
  • Great value

Thumbs Down - Cons


  • Might be on the bulky side

Saucony Men’s Echelon 7 Running Shoe

While you may be looking for the best walking shoes, finding shoes that aid running is also crucial, which is where the Saucony Echelon 7 can help.

Saucony is a trusted brand for runners, and the Echelon 7 is perfect for people with wide feet and low arches who are looking to turn their walk into something more.

A very tough shoe and built to last, made from a super lightweight material that provides sufficient airflow.

In addition, the tongue and collar won’t damage the most sensitive of skin, and the Tri-Flex outsole offers so much flexibility for any foot.

Adaptable, and works well on wet roads and hiking trails, combined with the shock absorption foam and TPU fused together, this results in a super-smooth and cushiony jog or walk.

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