Apps for Seniors

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Nov 17, 2013 (3 years and 10 months ago)

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Apps for Seniors


Augmentative Communication Devices


Proloquo2go

$ 189.00
Proloquo2Go is for anyone who cannot afford spending
thousands of dollars on an AAC device and yet wants a solution that is just as good if
not better. SLPs, teachers and parents recommend it for children and adults with
autism, cerebral palsy, down syndro
me, developmental disabilities, apraxia, ALS,
stroke or traumatic brain injury.


Yes/No

.99
:YesNo was designed with one purpose in mind. Provide an easy to use,
affordable way
for a nonverbal persons to answer yes or no.

Assistive Chat

$24.99
catered to people with difficulty in speech. The biggest
challenge for such users when using AAC devices is th
e number of key strokes or
hits required to construct any sentences with natural sounding voices.


Medical Apps

SoundAmp R

l
ite and 4.99
Works in many situations, around the table a
t home,
watching TV, in lecture halls, at parties, wherever you’d like to hear, or overhear, the
people around
you! we

have tuned soundAMP to provide you crystal clear sound at
the maximum volume possible. And with its advanced technology,

Photolabler

FREE
-

a way to label photos of loved ones

Memory Practice

$4.99
a computerized duplicate of a

simple memory drill. If you
or a loved one is being diagnosed with Alzheimers' this app may help build up
memory so that future tests will show better results.


Med Reminder

$2.99
.



Be reminded to take yor drugs at the right time. Do not skip
a pill any more.



Improve your medicine intake

Webmd

FREE
Check your symptoms, access drug & treatment inf
ormation, get first
aid essentials, and check local health listings on the go or at home, from the most
trusted brand in health information.


Reading

Ereaders

IBooks, Kindle, Nook
-

All FREE you need to purchase books through the
carier.

NY Public Library overdrive

Rent epub books from the NYC library if you
have a
library card. Take out books for 3 weeks just like the regular library.

Life magazine

FREE LIFE's legendary photo collection

AARP the magazine

FREE read AARP The Magazine in a format that helps you feel
great, save money, and have fun from wherever you are!


Hobbies

ICookbook

$4.99 2,000 hand selected recipes
-

Just speak the simple
commands to
move to the next step, manage timers, view notes, and more

Shredder Chess

$7.99 You can play against Shredder, analyze with him and solve
chess puzzles. It
offers the usual Shredder standard on your iPad.



In addition to
the outstanding playing strength of the 12 times computer chess world champion
.

Shanghai Mahjong

.99 it’s the

real deal

Bridge Baron

$19.99 based on the best
-
selling computer bridge game Bridge Baron,

Scrab
ble

$9.99 an iPad essential

Shake and Spell

FREE a Boggle alternative

Netflix

FREE need a Netflix account.

ABC Player

FREE
watch your favorite ABC shows for free

Pandora

your own f
ree personalized radio now available to stream music


News

Weather Bug

FREE Get the latest weather information, including local current
conditions, extended forecast, severe weather alerts, animated Doppler radar,

NPR

The app also replicates popular

features of the NPR News iPhone app, including
playlist, hourly newscasts,station finder, and sharing. And, we are already working
on future enhancements for our next release.

CNBC RT

FREE only free app that delivers Real
-
Time quotes before, during and after
market hours


Writing Apps

Dragon Dictation

FREE ragon Dictation is an easy
-
to
-
use voice rec
ognition
application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking®

Dragon Search

FREE Simply speak your search queries and get simultaneous results
from a variety of top websites

Evernote

FREE Evernote turns the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad into an extension of
your brain, helping you remember anything and everything that happens in your
life.

Noteshelf

$4.99 Noteshelf utilizes optimized handwriting functions to enable users
to quickly and easily input notes within the app by hand without worry.


For writing a stylus is a nice addition. Boxwa
ve and Alupen are both good. Alu is
heavier and better for those who have fine motor difficulty.