5 Easy-to-Use Apps to Help Care for Your Elderly Loved One

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Senior Couple Cooking with the Help of a Young LadyTrying to stay on top of your caregiving schedule? Families with loved ones staying at our skilled nursing facility in Rhode Island don’t have to worry about how to manage all their responsibilities. They have total peace of mind knowing that we provide professional, compassionate care for their dear ones.

If your elderly parent or family member is living by themselves or with you, here are 5 apps that can help make your caregiving tasks simpler. From medication reminders to coordinating caregiving responsibilities with family members, you’ll have all the information you need at your fingertips.

  • MedCoach: Essentially a medication reminder, this app lets you know when it’s time for your loved one (or you) to take prescription pills. It can also connect with your pharmacy to refill prescriptions. Download App ( Apple / Android )
  • Fooducate: Want to determine whether a certain food product is good for a parent or even yourself? Scan the barcode with this app and it will provide you with all the nutritional details. Many health-conscious consumers use it to count calories and make healthier choices. It is also helpful in avoiding food allergies, and taking care of other dietary restrictions. Download App ( Apple / Android )
  • OnTrack Diabetes: This app is designed to help diabetics track and monitor their blood glucose levels. You can generate detailed graphs and reports to share with your physician as well as set reminders to keep a loved one or yourself on track. Download App (Android)
  • CareZone: Caring for an elderly parent or sick family member becomes easier with this app. It helps document, organize, manage and share health-related information like medication schedules, doctor’s appointments and to-do lists with your family. You can note symptoms and receive health tips for better care as well as share vital information with family in the event of an emergency. Download App (Android)

Granddaughter Caring About Her GrandfatherOther useful ones include magnifying glass and light apps, news apps, and eBooks/iBook. They will help your parent or elderly loved ones go about their daily routine, keep in touch with current events or enjoy a good book.

At The Holiday Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Manville, Rhode Island, we have been caring for families like yours since 1973. We are committed to keeping our seniors healthy and happy. Round-the-clock care, comfortable housing, nutritious meals and exciting activities help enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of our residents. If you want your elderly loved one to enjoy an independent retirement lifestyle yet remain safe at all times, our nursing home is just the ideal place.

Give us a call at 401-765-1440 for more information about our skilled nursing facility or fill out our online form to book a tour.