Elder Care

Care Partners Mobile for Android or Care Partners Mobile for iPhone – This App can be used to create a shared “to-do” list for a private network of caregivers who will be able to see at a glance who is doing what, and what tasks still need volunteers.  Caregivers can chat, add tasks to the list and claim tasks to do, automatically adding them to their calendar.

Clevermind – This App is designed for seniors or others who have mild to moderate memory loss.  It is easy to use with a simple, intuitive interface and features that include brain training, reminders and entertainment.

Comfort Zone – Created by the Alzheimer’s Association, Comfort Zone allows families to remotely monitor their loved one’s location and receive alerts if they leave a preset zone. This fee-based service can provide peace of mind to caregivers while providing some freedom and independence to those suffering from early dementia.

ConnectMyFolks – Expressly designed to connect seniors who aren’t comfortable with technology with those of us who are. It closes the digital divide by allowing the tech-savvy user to send email, texts, photos and videos to your senior simply by using a free @connectmyfolks.com email address.

iPharmacy Drug Guide & Pill ID for Android or  iPharmacy Drug Guide & Pill ID for iPhone – This free App will help you identify your pills and find the lowest price, thereby lowering your health bill.

Pillboxie – Designed by a registered nurse, this App helps  you keep track of medications. The setup is visual and intuitive, and persistent alerts will remind you when it’s time to take a pill.

Senior Care Corner – This website’s goal is to provide “solutions, tools and information for families and other caregivers of senior adults.”  The online blog is presented as a podcast which can be played, or you can read the transcript of the blog at your convenience.

WebMD – Whether you want to set a loved one’s mind at ease about a new symptom or find out for yourself if that new pain is just a part of aging…or is really cause for alarm, this WebMD App makes it easy to do so.


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