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Phone apps for seniors

Phone apps for seniors


There are lots of apps that enable us to be social, provide us with entertainment, and even those that can help us with travel, medication management, music, weather, banking, and many more useful things. Here’s a list of some of the most useful apps for seniors.


Find my iPhone

This app can be used to track the geographical location of your phone if you misplace it. You can use an apple watch to trace its location or log into your account on someone else’s iPhone.


Facebook messenger

Facebook and messenger helps you stay connected. Maintaining social life for seniors is important to maintaining mental sharpness.


Google maps

This app provides detailed information about geographical locations which can be used to find out where you are and how to get to another location.


Commbank, NAB, Wespac, etc.

Banking apps are a great tool to have, making it quick and easy to manage your finances.


Emergency plus.

This is a free app that has been developed by Australia’s emergency services to help locate your geographical location when you call emergency services (000).



This app is useful for managing medications reminding you of when to take certain medications.



Detailed weather apps such as this help you more accurately track the weather, sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology, equipped with a radar, which shows you areas rainfall. This app alerts for storms and dangerous weather.


Words with friends

Brain training is important to keeping your brain sharp as you age. Mobile games like this can be very good tools at


Uber, Didi –Ride-sharing apps such as Uber and Didi Let your order a ride from one destination to another but inputting the two addresses. These apps are typically much cheaper than a traditional taxi service.


Magnifying Glass with Light

This app allows people with vision impairments to use a Magnifying glass and light to assist with reading small text.


Prior to providing services, we will visit the client’s home and conduct a free home safety assessment and decide whether safety measure need to be put in place, such as non-slip mates in the bathroom, handrails, and lights.

Gratitude In-Home care provides all the services that government home care packages fund for, such as

  • Personal care
  • Palliative care
  • Overnight & 24-hour care
  • Respite care
  • Medication assistance
  • Nursing services
  • After hospital care
  • Companionship
  • Shopping support and meal preparation
  • Gardening and home maintenance
  • Transport support
  • Assistance with household tasks
  • Community access

Contact us to have a no-charge, no-obligation chat about your options.
For more info, visit our website, Call us on (03) 9863 6959, email us at [email protected]

Visit our blog to read about all the services that are included in a Home Care Package in detail at GIHC.com.au/blog.

For more info, visit our website at: https://GIHC.com.au/ Call us on (03) 9843 6149 or 1300 912 155 after hours, email us at [email protected]

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