Tech Savvy Seniors Using Smartphones More Frequently


While many senior citizens have not become ardent users of the desktop PC computer, more and more are adopting the smartphone. For those seniors who have embraced technology to better connect with others and make their lives easier, there are plenty of apps out there to help improve their quality of life.


A free app to help locate public restrooms which are also wheelchair-friendly, WheelMate, also specializes in locating handicap accessible parking. With maps of over 35 thousand locations spanning more than 45 countries, WheelMate currently has developed a growing user base due largely to its simplicity of use. The app also features rating by users and is available for iPhone or Android smartphones. Find Wheelmate by clicking here. You can also view a video presentation on WheelMate by clicking here.


Another free app available for both the iPhone, iPad and Android phones is available through the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).
This app allows the user to stay current on news tailored for each specific individual, and also take advantage of money saving offers and benefits for those who are AARP Members. Specifically designed to utilize the features and navigation of the iPhone, iPad and Android handsets, you can now read the latest AARP content directly on your mobile device! Find more information by clicking here.

For more senior friendly apps, head on over to the Senior Living Blog at A Place for Mom. Just click here.

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About Bob Schrichte

Robert Bob Schrichte is a graduate of Ohio State University with a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Communications. Bob’s background is in both sales and writing. He enjoys spoiling a good walk in the woods by bringing along his golf bag.

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