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AARP helps you save on a healthier lifestyle –  Find discounts on eye care and eyewear, hearing aids and drugstore discounts, to name a few.

Ask – the #1 question answering service that delivers the best answers from the web and real people – all in one place … such as, “What is grey matter?”

Best White Noise App & Apps For Sleeping – For insomniacs of all ages, there are many Apps that can help you fall asleep at night.  Here you will find a list of the best white noise Apps and relaxing sleeping melodies.

Blood Pressure Monitor – Helps users track vital health information. It includes an email import/export features that helps users communicate data with healthcare providers.

BugMe! Stickies Pro – Replace paper sticky notes with handwritten or text notes on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Pin them to a virtual corkboard within the App and set alarms and alerts so you won’t forget or miss your next doctor’s appointment.

Cognifit – Staying fit includes exercising your brain, a fact that is especially true for our senior population as evidence suggests it might help ward off dementia. Cognifit offers games and puzzles that are designed to assess and improve your memory and powers of concentration. This online tool is also available as a free App for your iPhone or iPad.

GoMeals – If you have diabetes – or you’re just trying to make a diet plan work – try GoMeals. This App’s easy-to-use features let you log calories and carbs and keep track of blood glucose levels and physical activity.

iDiabetes for iPhone or iDiabetes for Android – This App is perfect for diabetes patients who need to monitor and track their insulin levels.  Users can see at a glance if their insulin levels are high and the tracker provides a daily, weekly or monthly report for users to track progress and pinpoint trouble times.

Instant Heart Rate – This App checks your heart rate using the LED light on your phone; when you press your finger against the light, it detects the flow of blood beneath your skin. Useful during or after exercise – or anytime you wonder how fast your heart is pumping. – Owned by the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, this site is produced by more than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers and provides in-depth, easy-to-understand information on hundreds of diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, tests and procedures. It also offers a nifty “Symptom Checker” tool and “First-Aid Guide” for fast answers to all types of health conditions, along with medical blogs, expert answers, videos and links to additional resources.

Medicare – The official U.S. government site for the Medicare program. – Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and managed by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus provides information on more than 900 diseases and conditions in their “Health Topics” section as well as links to other trusted resources.

MedMinder for Android or MedMinder for iPhone – This App makes keeping up with medications a breeze with easy-to-set alarms for all of your prescriptions and prescription refill reminders.

Motion Doctor – Have an ache or pain? This App shows simple stretches and exercises that may help. It can even help users find a local physical therapist.

My Medical – This App lets you keep track of medical  appointments and store and chart test results and vital signs. It keeps medical  information at your fingertips. When you enter your list of medications,  medical history and family history, you won’t have to fumble to remember dosages and dates in the doctor’s office.

My Pain Diary – This App helps users keep track of their symptoms, ensuring that users can relay accurate information to their doctors.

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.

Pill Reminder by – Sends reminders to take medications and refill prescriptions and can be set up for multiple user operation so family members and others can help administer care.

Save on a healthier lifestyle – Here you can find discounts on eye care and eyewear, hearing aids and drugstore discounts, to name a few.

SHIPtalk – The State Health Insurance Assistance Program, or SHIP, is a national program that offers one-on-one counseling and assistance to people with Medicare (and their families). Use this website to find local help from trained counselors to answer your questions.

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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