App-daptation

Updated:Mar 4,2015
Online Extra for Tips and Gadgets For Managing Daily Activities, Stroke Connection Fall 2013
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Stroke Connection thanks occupational therapist, Carol Siebert for her article in our Fall 2013 issue and for pulling together this list of some handy, helpful mobile applications for stroke survivors:

Name of App
What you can do with it
Apple/Android
Notes
Health management apps
Med Helper
Keep track of prescriptions
Set alarms to remind of medication times
Android
Free
On Track
Diabetes management
Track blood glucose, medication, food intake, physical activity, vital signs
Android
Free
My Medications
Record & track medical information
Apple
Free
Glucose Buddy
Diabetes management
Track blood glucose, medication
Set logging alarms
Apple
Free
Med Coach
Medication management & reminders
Android
Apple
Free
Blood Pressure Watch
Record/track blood pressure
Android
Free
Blood Pressure Companion
Record/track blood pressure
Apple
Free
Pill Identifier
Identify medications based on shape/color/size/markings
Android
Apple
No free version
Cost: $0.99
My Med Schedule
Keep track of medications
Bring schedule to medical and dental appointments
 
Android
Apple
Free
Communication Apps
Voice Recorder
Record lists, notes, reminders just by speaking
Android
Free
Recorder
Record lists, notes, reminders just by speaking
Apple
Free
Quick Talk AAC
Uses pictures/symbols and synthesizes voice for someone who cannot communicate verbally
Android
Apple
$24.99
Voice 4 U
Helps individuals express their feelings, thoughts, actions, and needs
Android
Apple
$49.99 Android
$59.99 Apple
AAC Talking Tabs
Uses pictures & symbols-Tap and talk or build phrases
Android
Free
Say Hi! AAC
Uses pictures & symbols to talk
Apple
Free
Smart Magnifier
Uses camera to enlarge and illuminate
Android
Free
Brighter & Bigger
Uses camera to enlarge and illuminate
Apple
Free
Color ID
Verifies color
Android
Apple
Free
Stress Relief/Relaxation Apps
Relax Melodies
Instrumentals or white noise to help relax or get to sleep
Android
Apple
Free
Monitoring Apps
IP Cam Viewer
Monitor wifi or Internet cameras
Android
Apple
Free version does monitoring.
Pro version ($3.00) has option of controlling (pan, zoom) any linked cameras which have these features