Seniors benefit from and can enjoy technology as much as the next person. Many people are making apps for seniors, and of course, there are lots of apps for everyone that seniors will love. These apps help seniors stay connected, make tasks simpler, relax, enjoy some entertainment, stay informed, and sharpen their minds.
Apps Seniors Will Love
Many fitness, gaming, entertainment, and social apps are useful and enjoyable for everyone. So, check out any that sound interesting. Seniors may want to try Skype, Spotify, Pandora, Netflix, Goodreads, MyFitnessPal, or Pocket Yoga, for instance.
Apps for seniors to solve problems
Pillboxie on iOS (Apple devices) is a fun and simple medication reminder that tells you what time to take the medicine, what it looks like, and more.
ClariaZoom for Android helps seniors with vision impairments more easily use their cellphones.
This page covers several very helpful apps for people with dementia to help remember important things, communicate, and stay independent.
MyMedical for iOS stores medical histories of the user and as many family members as they desire to easily consult when needed and to share with their doctor.
Apps for Seniors to Enjoy
Flipboard for iOS and Android helps users curate online content including news, entertainment stories, and photographs they want to keep up with.
Audible is available on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone for those who just want to listen instead of read.
There are also many word puzzle apps to choose from, and many, many games to play. Play classic board games, puzzle games of all kinds, simulation games where you build cities and such, play with cute animals like the popular cat collecting app Neko Atsume, and more.