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Five Useful Apps for Senior Citizens on this Diwali

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Oct 7, 2017, 7:29 pm IST
Updated : Oct 7, 2017, 7:30 pm IST

These are some useful apps which can be used by senior citizens for making their lives easier and enjoyable.

Diwali is known as the festival of lights but the four days of celebrations have become just as popular as the time for giving.
 Diwali is known as the festival of lights but the four days of celebrations have become just as popular as the time for giving.

The biggest festival, Diwali, is here, and the festival is another big reason for Indians to celebrate. But Senior citizens are often left out of the loop when it comes to festivals. For this festival season, here is a suggestion for useful apps which can be used by senior citizens for making their lives easier and enjoyable:

Uber

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Uber is a ride-sharing app for fast, reliable rides in minutes—day or night. There’s no need to park or wait for a taxi or bus. With Uber, you just tap to request a ride, and it’s easy to pay with credit or cash in select cities. The Uber app is not only convenient, reliable but affordable too, and all at the push of a button. This mobile app tops our list when it comes to must-have apps for senior citizens for travelling without any hassles.

iFaith

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Whether you prefer to enjoy your favourite lilting bhajan, to watch devotional movies or listening to a Laxmi Ji Ki Arti on this Diwali, you can now fulfil all your spiritual needs at the touch of a button on this Diwali. iFaith is a spiritual offering from the family of nexGTv. Watch devotional Live TV and video on your mobile.  Through this iFaith app, nexGTv makes you re-instil your faith and grow devotionally and spiritually with videos/ Live channels specially selected for you.

Big Basket

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Diwali is known as the festival of lights but the four days of celebrations have become just as popular as the time for giving. Big Basket can help you navigate the interesting options for gifting hampers. So, you can say ‘No’ to lugging carts at supermarkets, long queues at billing counters and tiring commutes. With big basket, you can experience the perks of online supermarket shopping with the friendly responsiveness of your neighbourhood Kirana stores!

Paytm

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No need for the elder persons to visit anywhere for paying the electricity bill or getting a recharge and even buying gifts for their family. With Paytm, everything will become extremely simple. One of the best digital wallets that help make payments anywhere at any time. It is a great app to download and works on smartphones.

 Medisafe

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Millions use Medisafe to stay safe with their meds and keep track of blood pressure, glucose and other measurements. With Medisafe you can easily share results with doctors to track better outcomes, faster. Medisafe app reminds to take medicines and also help the users to connect with a doctor in case there’s an emergency. Ideal for senior citizens.

(published also on Deccan Chronicle)

Tags: apps, diwali, apps for elders