Tag Archives: Apps

  • Stretching Exercises, There’s an App for That: Stretching Routines

    Posted on October 14, 2013 by in Featured

    Being active is an important part of aging and aging in place. The benefits of exercising include:  improved health, strength, and a reduction in the likelihood of falls.  Stretching is also an important part of exercise and should be done with aerobic and/or resistance training 2-3 days/week.  Stretching exercises should exercise the major muscles and […]

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  • There’s an App for That: Connect My Folks

    Posted on July 22, 2013 by in Featured

    Whether you live across the country or just down the road, apps are a great way to keep in touch with aging parents and loved ones. ConnectMyFolks is a free app that installs on your senior’s iPad so he or she can receive emails, texts, photos and videos without the hassle of a computer, traditional […]

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  • There’s an App for that: Medisafe Project

    Posted on June 24, 2013 by in Featured

      Technology is changing the way we approach our health.  There are lots of great apps out there that can help adults age in place.  One such app is the MediSafe Project. MediSafe Project is the first cloud-synced mobile app helping families prevent emergencies caused by over- or under dosing medications.  In addition to reminding […]

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  • There’s an App for that: BIG Launcher

    Posted on June 10, 2013 by in Featured

    There are thousands of apps out there that can assist with things ranging from helping you get fit to reminding you when you need to take your medication.  Many of these apps can be very useful to older adults who desire to age in place.  June is Vision Research Month and this week, we’re featuring […]

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