SeniorWorld introduces SilverWings App built for senior citizens
The app has been designed based on the feedback received from their three lakh plus seniors’ community on Facebook and it is currently available for Android devices
Hyderabad: SeniorWorld, a pioneering company focused on helping seniors lead more engaged, healthier and independent lives introduced SilverWings a social, wellness and fun community app platform for senior citizens over 60 years. Social connect and engagement is a key need for the elderly with a staggering 65 per cent urban seniors expressing loneliness as an issue. SilverWings has built the social aspect of the community around 4E's: express, engage, explore, and enjoy.
Rahul Gupta, CEO and Co-Founder of SeniorWorld, shares his vision for the platform, stating, "With SilverWings, we aspire to give our beloved elders the wings to soar even higher and live their lives to the fullest - inspiring each other and younger generations along the way. The app has been designed based on the feedback received from our three lakh plus seniors community on Facebook, which has one of the highest engagement scores among all FB communities”
The App publishes engaging articles and snippets every day, which provides seniors with an avenue to express and exchange viewpoints and experiences. Additionally, the app also fosters interaction between seniors who share common interests such as music, poetry, hobbies, travel etc making for more meaningful connections.
Furthermore, seniors can attend technology classes to become more tech savvy, explore new experiences, hobbies, host events to share their expertise or even embark on group holiday tours with like-minded seniors. Most importantly, SilverWings ensures that seniors enjoy themselves with its wide array of fun sessions, games and quizzes etc.
With 70 per cent seniors grappling with chronic disease, SilverWings offers a range of benefits to support their well-being. Seniors can enjoy daily fitness and meditation sessions, participate in live talks with doctors from renowned hospitals, access informative articles on health and wellness, set up medicine reminders, and conveniently keep track of their vitals in one place.
To take care of safety, the SilverWings App has a digital SOS emergency button. With just a touch, the App automatically sends a distress message to designated emergency contacts with crucial information like the GPS location and medical history, and also initiates sequential and repeated calls to them, expediting the help they need.
"The creation of the SilverWings app has been a labour of love," says MP Deepu, Co-Founder, SeniorWorld. "We have thoughtfully crafted this app using inclusive design principles and it is currently available for Android devices. It would be wonderful if everyone participates in this collective journey by helping their elderly family members install this app. It may possibly be one of the best things that you can do for them.”