10 Best Tips for Wearing Heels Over 65

If you want to keep your feet safe as you get older, you might want to trade in your stilettos for shoes with lower heels.

1.Consider heel height.

Stiletto heels are not only very high, but they are also very thin, which can make it hard to keep your balance.

2. And heel diameter.

Stay away from shoes where the heel is all the way at the back. This is true no matter how high the heel is.

3. Also note the placement of the heel..

Heels with pointy toes are stylish, but they may hurt your feet more than they help.

4. And the toe box.

She says that wedges are "nice and sturdy" and a good choice. "You can put them on with skirts, tunics, pants, jeans, or anything else.

5. Try wedges, platforms, kitten heels, and booties.

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

6. Try sizing up.

"As we get older, we lose some of the fat pads that make our feet comfortable, and our arches start to flatten.

7. Look for supportive designs.

Already have a pair of beautiful but painful heels? Shoe pads and other soft things can really help make shoes more comfortable.

8. Add comfort aids.

When going to a wedding or other all-day event, it can be a bad idea to put on a brand-new pair of heels right out of the box.

9. Break heels in properly.

When you take your heels off, the job isn't done.Stretch your feet and calf muscles before and after wearing heels to avoid pain and soreness.

10. Stretch!