This is a sponsored post for Verizon. All opinions are my own. In this day and age, we need to use every tool at our disposal to help us stay safe with these 3 best safety apps for Boomers. Up until I attended the Verizon 55 Plus Boomer Workshop, I still did not have a passcode on my phone! I never keep and financial information on there so it seemed like an added hassle. Don’t worry, there is one now! With as much as I travel, it had me thinking, which apps are the best apps for safety!
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Safety App for Silent Beacon
With the Silent Beacon Safety App, you can alert family members or emergency services including 911.
- Send your GPS location in real-time.
- Call your emergency contact.
- Send multiple people messages.
- Email your contacts with your location.
- Select a passcode for added protection.
There is a free and premium version for more options and added features. This app at the time of the article has a 4.5 rating on Google Play Store.
Family Locator – Life 360
Sadly, last year, there was a woman who wandered away from her families business and was never found again. On my last trip to the grocery store I lost my husband, forget about if we are at an amusement park or on a cruise ship! I walked around and around and he kept evading me! With this app, I could have found him in aisle 7 and watched where he walked from there. Whether you are a senior or have kids, this app is a great tool to keep track of everyone.
With Life 360 you can:
- Create your own private groups.
- Chat with circles of loved ones or teammates in Family Locator for free.
- View the real-time location of circle members on a private map that is only visible to your circle.
- See the location of lost or stolen phones
- Works with both Android and I Phones.
This app has a 4.5 rating on Google Play Store.
If you are going to an unsafe area then you will want a safety app like this on your phone. You can keep the icon on your home screen and if press on the icon a high pitched alarm will alert everyone nearby.
- One-click alarm button for threatening situations
This app has a 4.0 rating on Google Play Store
Reliable Service with Verizon
Having great cell phone service at an affordable price is the key to any app working to keep you safe! When I travel, I need to know that I have the best cell service to follow maps and other apps. Saving money with Verizon makes it even sweeter if you are over 55! You can see if you qualify for the Verizon 55 Plus program and start saving now!
$60 for one line and $80 for two lines plus all of these features!
- Unlimited 4G LTE Data
- Unlimited Talk & Text
- DVD-Quality Streaming
- Unlimited Mobile Hotspot (600 Kbps)
- Verizon Up Rewards
- Mexico & Canada Included
These 3 best safety apps for Boomers will help to keep you and your loved ones protected and Verizon will make sure they work with reliable service.
You can also check out our article to see the best mobile apps for Baby Boomers.