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Apps for Seniors

There are millions of apps in iTunes and it grows daily. Here’s some apps that might help seniors make their lives a little easier.

ICE (In Case of Emergency). The ICE iPhone application provides emergency personnel or EMT’s vital information that might save your life.  This information includes what  medicine you are taking and the dosages, allergies or reactions and any emergency contacts. This app is free.

MedReminderPro. This app from Wooden Apps Production is a good basic pill-scheduling program with few frills, and only costs $2.99 in the App Store. It’s compatible
with the iPad and iPod touch as well as the iPhone.

Over 40 Magnifier. Lose something in your car? This handy app turns your iPhone into a magnifying glass and a flashlight, to help you make out small print or see better in low light.

Yangutu. Ready for some romance? Yangutu has a huge audience of singles over 40.

FreeBooks.If you love to read, here’s a way to get a lot of your reading materials for free. As we get older, many of us develop an intensified interest in our roots. The app for iPhone, Android, and iPad allows you to grow and investigate your family tree.

aSleep. Have trouble sleeping? Need white noise? The aSleep app for iPhone and iPad, which only costs $0.99, is a sleep aid featuring 65 soothing sounds to help you get a good
night’s rest. You can shake your device to shuffle the soundtrack. There’s also an alarm clock integrated into the app.

Gluten Free. Find Me Gluten Free helps you find gluten-free friendly restaurants and other businesses. View ratings and reviews, gluten-free menus, get directions, and call restaurants right from the app. Also, easily view gluten-free menus and allergen lists of chains and fast food restaurants. Find gluten-free pizza, bakeries, fast food, local businesses, and more!

Heart rate monitor by Azumio. That’s right: your phone can check your heart rate for you! With this free Android and iPhone app, downloaded by over 10 million users, you simply place your fingertip over the lens of the phone’s camera and in less than ten seconds, it tells you your heart rate.

LoseIt. Ready to get serious about weight loss? Lose It! can help you make your
goal a reality. Chosen by millions, Lose It! provides a seamless, supportive weight loss program. Download Lose It! today for a personalized and connected experience. You’ve seen Lose It! on the Today Show, CNN,, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The New York Times.

WeatherChannel. Want to know the weather for today? Is it going to snow or rain or impede your plans for the day? Check out the weather so you are prepared.

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