Comfort bras for elderly | 10 favorites

What is a comfortable bra for an elderly woman?

Usually, it a bra without the wires, because they may hurt. Personal preferences also count. Maybe you want a cotton-only bra or you may like other soft materials as well.

With aging you might also struggle a bit with the fastening of your bra and look for an alternative, like a bra with a front-closure.

See my others blogs for bras for arthritis or bras for fibromyalgia. Although some of the bras in this top 10 list are very suitable for women with these disiablities.


My top 10 non-wired comfort bras for elderly

  1. Playtex | 18 Hour ultimate lift without wires, B-G cups
  2. Wingslove | Non-padded minimizer bra comfort strap, B-H cups
  3. Hanes | ComfortFlex Fit 4-way stretch seamless bra, S-3XL
  4. Bali | Double-Support cotton wire-free bra, B-DDD
  5. Comfort Finds | Front snaps closure cotton sports bra, S-4X-Large
  6. Leading lady | Cotton front-closure leisure bra, B-H cups
  7. Just My Size | Pure comfort pull-on closure bra, S-6X-Large
  8. Splendid Ladies | Seamless wireless back-closure bra, Small-X-Large
  9. Vanity Fair | Beyond comfort full-figure wire-free bra, C-DD cups
  10. Kindred Bravely | Racerback nursing sleep bra for X-small-XX Large-busty

Important note on sizing! Any bra can be uncomfortable when not wearing your best bra size. Check our bra size calculator if you have doubts about sizing.


1. Playtex | 18 Hour Ultimate Lift without wires B-G cups

Playtex Women’s 18 Hour Ultimate Lift and Support | See details and all colors at Amazon.com

The first bra of my top 10 is the Playtex 18 Hour Ultimate Lift. It comes in B-G cups and you can choose from 11 colors.

  • molded jersey-lined cups for a naturally rounded shape
  • comfort cushion straps that help relieve stress on your shoulders
  • no dig-in, slipping or sliding
  • satin sides stretch for a flexible fit
  • the side panels prevent side bulges
  • straps can be adjusted in back for customized support
  • back close has two to four rows of adjustable hooks and eyes, depending on bra size


2. Wingslove | Non-padded minimizer bra comfort strap, B-H cups

Wingslove | Non-padded minimizer bra comfort strap, B-H cups | See details and colors at Amazon.com

comfort bras for eldery from the wingslove collection with comfort strap
The Wingslove bra with comfort strap
  • no itching and scratching because of the soft material
  • lightweight and ultra-thin breathable fabric
  • wire-free without any padding, leaving no stress on your breasts
  • wide adjustable cushioned straps, no digging on your skin
  • relieve pressure on your shoulders
  • available in 5 classic colors
  • a comfortable bra for full-figured women


More plus size bras? See our Bra style guide for plus size »


3. Hanes | ComfortFlex Fit 4-way stretch bra S-3XL

Hanes Cozy pullover seamless wire-free bra S-3XL | See details and the many more colors at Amazon.com

A great light and seamless support bra that gives you a sleek silhouette. It is so comfortable that you can sleep in it.

picture to illustrate the 4-way stretch of the Hanes bra perfect as a senior bra
The ComfortFlex Fit® by Hanes
  • super soft seamless pull-on closure bra
  • 4-way stretch fabric provides a flexible fit
  • unlined cups provide natural shaping for a flattering fit, preventing uni-boob flattening
  • great style for women with fibromyalgia (see more bras for fibromyalgia)
  • knit-in zones for support and shaping
  • built-up sides and back for smoothing
  • wide bottom band
  • wide straps for added comfort
  • choose from sizes: S, M, L, XL, 2XL and 3XL
  • available in more than 10 colors, see Amazon


4. Bali | Double-Support cotton wire-free bra B-DDD

Bali | Double-Support cotton wire-free bra B-DDD | See details at Amazon.com

The bestselling Bali Double Support bra offers superb comfort and support.

bali comfort bra for older women with cotton
Comfort-U® design for stay-in-place straps
  • cool, comfortable cotton-rich knit fabric
  • hook and eye closure
  • signature M-Frame™ cup construction provide flexible support.
  • seamless cup design looks ultra-smooth under clothes.
  • comfort-U® design for stay-in-place straps
  • front adjustable stretch straps for custom fit are non-stretch in larger sizes (for even greater support)


5. Comfort Finds | Front snaps closure cotton sports bra S-4X-Large

Comfort Finds | Front snaps closure leisure and sports bra S-4X-Large | See details at Amzon.com

the size chart of a front-closure comfort bra for elderly
Size chart of the Comort Finds bra
  • features four easy to use front snaps
  • used by women having arthritis (see more bras for arthritis)
  • great for post-surgery
  • soft & supportive stretchy non-constricting fabric
  • extra wide shoulder straps
  • for sleeping, relaxing, light exercises or daily routines around the house
  • super soft durable 95% beefy weight interlock cotton and a hint of 5% lycra spandex fabric


6. Leading Lady | Cotton front-closure leisure bra B-H cups

Leading Lady Women’s Cotton Front-Closure Leisure Bra | See details at Amazon.com

A perfect bra for sleep and leisure, made of 90% cotton.

  • wire-free
  • cotton-spandex blend with lightly padded straps
  • convenient front hook and eye closure
  • great choice when you have a latex allergy


7. Just My Size | Pure comfort pull-on closure bra S-6X-Large

Just My Size | Pure comfort plus size bra D-E cups | See details at Amazon

This silky seamless bra stretches four ways and wicks away moisture to keep you cool and dry. This is a great comfort bra for the elderly.

  • seamless lining
  • pull-on closure
  • knit-in light support adds subtle under-bust shaping.
  • wide straps and fuller back offer gentle all-around smoothing
  • the wider bottom band helps prevent dig-in and roll-up
  • worn by women with fibromyalgia and arthritis for the comfortable and easy fit
  • several colors available at Amazon.com


8. Splendid Ladies | Seamless wireless back-closure bra Small-X-Large

Splendid Ladies | Seamless Wireless Bra, 2-Pack | See details at Amazon.com

A super soft seamless 2-pack bra. Available in white/nude or black/grey.

Sizing: S-XL Band size (in): S= 32-34 A/B | M= 34-36 B/C | L= 36-38 C/D | XL=38-40 D/DD

  • seamless design for comfort
  • wire-free lightly lined cups for support
  • full coverage with shaping features
  • adjustable back straps
  • cushioned shoulder straps
  • adjustable hook and eye closure


9. Vanity Fair | Beyond comfort full-figure wire-free bra C-DD cups

Vanity Fair Women’s Beyond Comfort Full Figure Wirefree Bra 71282 | See details at Amazon.com

A super comfortable bra with a hook and eye closure.

  • extremely soft knit back design provides all-over comfort
  • plush-lined cups provide comfortable support
  • soft, supportive straps stay in place all-day


10. Kindred Bravely | Racerback nursing sleep bra for X-small-XX Large-busty

Kindred Bravely French Terry Racerback Nursing Sleep Bra for Maternity/Breastfeeding | See details at Amazon.com

This lovely bra is made of 92% rayon of bamboo and 8% spandex. It’s a favorite not only by nursing moms!

  • easy pull-on style
  • a wire-free nursing bra with no clasps or hooks to mess with
  • no wonder it’s been named a Mom’s Choice Award Winner!
  • ideal for sleep and midnight nursing sessions
  • it makes a great yoga bra too!
  • great bra for sensitive skins
  • busty sizes are designed specifically for DD/E cups and above and have expanded fabric in the cups for additional coverage of larger busts, as well as an enclosed elastic band under the bust to keep the bra comfortably in place.

Busty sizes also have slightly longer straps to fit comfortably around larger breasts – they’re great if you have a longer torso or taller frame and need extra length. See all colors at Amazon.com





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