30 May Keep Seniors Connected with Savings on Cell Phone Plans
Seniors who rely on live-in homecare often feel cut off from friends and family. A professional home health aide can provide a wonderful source of companionship as well as in-home health care but there is no substitute for the connection we feel with those nearest and dearest to us.
Stay Connected from Home with Senior Savings on Cell Phone Plans
U.S. News & World Report recently reported on the best cell phone plans for seniors. “Owning a smartphone can be expensive, especially once you include texting, data and mobile hotspot connections,” they say. “However, many communication companies have a variety of options and prices to accommodate different needs, including phone plans designed specifically for senior citizens.”
As you would expect, the big carriers all offer plans designed to fit the needs of seniors. Making U.S. News & World Report’s list of the best of those plans includes:
- AT&T Senior Nation
- Consumer Cellular
- Sprint Unlimited 55+
- T-Mobile Unlimited 55+ Plan
- Verizon 55+ Unlimited Plan
The complete list also includes a number of smaller carriers you may not be familiar with, such as:
- Boost Mobile Unlimited
- Cricket Wireless
- GreatCall Wireless
- Mint Mobile 15 GB Prepaid Plan
- Republic Wireless
- Ting Mobile Flex
- US Mobile Custom Plan
Additional savings or select plans might be available for seniors who are members of AARP or other organizations, so be sure to do your homework if you are thinking of switching your phone or your loved one’s phone to a new plan. You may also want to check to see what types of phones are compatible with whatever plans you are considering. Some carriers offer the simpler to operate flip phones as well as the latest and greatest gadgets complete with all the bells and whistles.
And once you have that new phone plan in place, make sure you have the contact information for Friends for Life Homecare service plugged in!