Apps that Make Life Easier for Seniors

Man hand with Apple Watch holding iPhoneWhat did we do before apps? These handy helpers are designed for all age groups and make our lives easier in so many ways. Apps can be incredibly helpful for seniors, too. Don’t think that being over the age of 60 makes you too old for time-saving tools or innovative methods of doing things. Many apps are actually designed with your eye health in mind. Here are some little apps that make a big difference when it comes to your vision!

Pillboxie
Do you have trouble remembering your glaucoma drops or high blood pressure medicine? Pillboxie helps you remember to take your medicine on time, while allowing you to customize each prescription by color. Drag each pill into the sectioned pillbox graphic to organize your medication schedule.

Goodreads
Scheduling regular comprehensive eye exams will keep your vision sharp so you can read books by your favorite author. Then, you can share your favorite books on the Goodreads app and discover what great books other people are reading.

Epicurious
Good nutrition helps maintain clear vision. Epicurious contains over 30,000 recipes from the best cooking websites. Full of pictures, tips and reviews of recipes, this app can also sync your shopping list . “Cook Mode” is a special voice control feature that allows you to navigate the app hands-free!

Voice Reading
It’s difficult for aging eyes to read emails, texts and web pages. With the assistance of Voice Reading, you will not have to struggle to decipher small fonts anymore. This app is especially helpful when you are driving.

Waze
Get to your destination safely by using Waze to guide you by the most direct route. Waze takes traffic into account and will suggest the fastest and easiest way to get you from point A to point B. You’ll never have to look at a map again, so you can keep your eyes on the road!

No one is too old for apps. Try some of these apps to see whether they improve your life. If they do, share them with some friends and ask them to share some of their favorite apps with you!

 

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