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While in Florida this last go around, I met a lady by the name of Barb Barrett who gives smartphone classes to seniors at the local libraries. Her pamphlet explains that “You can use it (smartphone) to keep track of your prescriptions, your health changes, your vital status, and more.” In a phone call, we realized that though, at 41 years old, I may not need all of the apps that she discusses in her senior class, the concept of using apps in midlife and beyond would be beneficial. Ultimately, her class is geared towards “Finding out the best apps & methods to track and improve your health using technology you can hold in your hand.” Who couldn’t use this in their lives? And with that, I give you the list to better your midlife using the following apps:
Words with Friends
Health & Fitness:
My Fitness Pal
Recipes & Healthy Eats:
Healthy Recipes By SparkRecipes
Food Network In the Kitchen
Paleo Plate – caveman diet recipes
Skinny Desserts – health dessert recipes
Recipe of the Day from William-Sonoma
Social Life & Networking:
What’s great about Apps is that a lot of them are free, you can add or delete them as desired and you can choose the ones that best fit your needs.
After researching this project, I’ve found that I need to invest in following more apps. I found some great topics worth my wild as a middle lifer. Check them out. Maybe some would interest you:
CNN App for iPhone
Entertainment Tonight – ET
Magazines & Newspapers
Hiking & Camping
Apps for WritersDesigners
Grow Your Career
Blogging, Dating & Relationships
Emoji & Emotions
The Weather Channel – local forecast, Severe Weather, Snow & Skiing
Please let me know if you use any and your experiences with them. And as always, please consult your physician before using or following any new change of health programs or apps. And thank you to all of my FaceBook friends who add their favorites to this blog post!