10 Best Tips for Wearing Heels Over 65

If you want to protect your feet as you get older, you may want to trade in your stilettos for a heel that's a bit more modest in height.

Consider heel height.

Not only are stiletto heels sky-high, but they're super-skinny, which can make balancing very challenging.

And heel diameter.

Stay clear from shoes with the heel in the back, regardless of heel height.

Also note the placement of the heel.

Pointy-toed heels are undoubtedly chic, but they may be doing more harm than good for your feet.

And the toe box.

"You can wear them with dresses, tunics, pants, jeans…whatever you want.

Try wedges, platforms, kitten heels, and booties.

Your shoe size in heels may not be the same as it is in sneakers or sandals.

Try sizing up.

"As we age, we lose some of the cushiony fat pads in our feet and our arches start falling

Look for supportive designs.

Shoe pads and other cushy additions can really help in the comfort department.

Add comfort aids.