Favorite Apps: SRC Explorers

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from: Longevity Explorers | Saratoga Retirement Community

Discussion Summary

Saratoga Retirement Community explorers name and discuss their favorite apps. Some may surprise readers, while others are "Tried and True":

 

Entertainment:

  • IMDB (Internet Movie Database)
  • You Tube

 

Meditation:

  • Calm - music and nature sounds
  • Alexa (for voice connection to the Internet) to listen to music or natural sounds

 

Social connections and visitation:

  • "Bubble" - a virtual social visit app
  • What's App
  • Secret Santa App

 

Money and banking:

  • Currency - money conversion tables for foreign travel 
  • Online Banking apps

 

Games:

  • Zoom for playing Bridge, and Poker

 

Transportation and Food Delivery:

  • Instacart grocery and other shopping
  • Door Dash, Grub Hub, and Uber Eats for groceries and prepared food delivery

 

Conclusion:

The wide variety of uses tends to reflect the popularity of apps among this demographic.

 

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