Can you recommend any healthcare apps created for seniors and their needs?
• Pill Monitor (free for iOS)
While being active has a crucial role in staying healthy, neglecting and not taking necessary medicines can cause several health problems preventing you from doing the activities you enjoy. Using the Pill Monitor app will guarantee that you won’t overlook taking any of your medications. You can set reminders for each medicine based on the day of the week, the date, and the time of the day. It’s even capable of creating a record of the medication you’ve used for your doctor to see. If you’re not an iOS user, consider downloading the Medisafe Meds & Pill Monitor app from Play Store on your Android phone.
• Pillboxie (available on iOS)
A certified nurse decided to design the Pillboxie app to make it easier for the patients to take their pills and medicines on time. Without asking for an internet connection, this app reminds you to take your medication by playing an alarming sound even when you put your phone in sleep mode. After that, all you got to do is to check the app for the dosage. The customization in the Pillboxie app is quite user-friendly, and it lets you set as many medication reminders as you need.
• ShopWell (free for iOS and Android)
To ensure your brain’s well-being, having a wholesome diet is of high priority. For example, if you want to diminish cell damage, you got to make way for foods with high antioxidants in your eating plan. With ShopWell, make sure that everything you need for your health is covered in your diet. After you create a profile, the app assists you in making shopping lists filled with nutritious items. You can also look for healthy replacements for the meals you enjoy the most.
• MedWatcher (free for iOS)
When we’re taking medications daily, it’s necessary to know the latest changes the medicine has undergone or notifications that its manufacturer has announced, like whether the body might react in an unwanted way to a particular pill. MedWatcher helps you make a list that covers all your medications so it can provide you with real-time data on every single one of them. You can also use the app to report your body’s adverse response to a specific medication straight to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
• iBP (iOS and Android)
iBP makes it easy for the elderly to archive their blood pressure by simply putting the numbers into the app. You can see the trends through the app’s colour-coded chart and find out whether your blood pressure is at a standard level or not. iBP can also record multiple seniors’ data on the same app and the same phone.