GoGoGrandparent

GoGoGrandparent, Standard telephone, service delivery

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Summary

GoGoGrandparent offers tailored senior services via the convenience of a phone call instead of an app for parents who are not smartphone owners or users. It allows elders to order rides with Uber, have meals delivered with Munchery, get anything delivered with Postmates for $5 a delivery, and all by calling a phone number.

From the website: "Order an Uber to your home by pressing 1; Order an Uber to where we deopped you off last by pressing 2; Same day meals by pressing 3; Order or reorder groceries by pressing 4; Get pharmaceuticals or adult toiletries by pressing 5.

Instant door to door rides: Drivers pull into the driveway. Wheelchair and specially trained drivers upon request. Get anything delivered: Pharmaceuticals, convalescent supplies, pet supplies. Put us to the test.

Q&A: What is Uber?
Uber is the famous ride-sharing service that connects riders to drivers. A car ride is never more than ten minutes away and often costs 50% less than a cab. Can I cancel my ride? Yes, as long as you're not already in a ride, you can cancel by calling in and pressing 9. Do I tip my driver? There is no need to tip the driver like in a taxi cab. Almost all Uber rides do not get a tip."

 

 

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