10 Super Useful Apps You Need to Download Now



The hands-down best thing about apps is how much easier they make your life. Check out this list of the 10 most useful — and free — cell phone apps for seniors.

  1. AccuWeather: See local weather forecasts, severe weather warnings, and up-to-the-minute rain alerts.

  2. Facebook: Easily share personal news and photos with friends and family.

  3. FaceTime: Make video calls to friends and family from your iPhone or iPad.

  4. Flashlight: Turn your iPhone screen into a flashlight.

  5. GasBuddy: Find the cheapest gas anywhere you travel.

  6. Google Keep: Make notes, checklists, sketches and more.

  7. Krazy Coupon Lady: Find sales and hundreds of coupons.

  8. Medisafe: Manage even complicated medications with fun reminders and more.

  9. Tip Calculator Free: Calculate the total tip and how much each person owes.

  10. Waze: Reach your destination faster with turn by turn directions that avoid traffic jams.


If you need help downloading an app, click on the “Learn More” button and find step-by-step instructions on page 8 of Explaining Computers in Plain English for Seniors.





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  • FC&A Staff Writer