Best Online Game Apps for Seniors | Torrance Memorial

Published on June 22, 2022

Best Online Game Apps for Seniors

Senior Female playing game on phone

Applications, or apps for short, are a great way for older people to interact with others and stay entertained. These apps are mostly free and readily available on smartphones and tablets. Advantage has compiled our top eight entertainment app recommendations for senior adults—the perfect complement to a summer afternoon!

words with friends appWords With Friends is a popular word game like Scrabble. It allows you to play with—or against—friends and is a relaxed, fun game you can dip in and out of—a good way to stay sociable with your friends and family!

Elevate appElevate is a brain-training app designed to improve a range of cognitive skills, including memory, attention span and processing speed. The app provides a rotation of different sessions and games, personalized to everyone using it. Elevate is a great app for older people looking to keep their brains sharp

solitaire appSolitaire, the classic one-player card game, can be played on your phone or tablet if you don’t have a pack of cards at home! This free Klondike Solitaire app also has a range of daily challenges for something a little different.

WordBrain AppWordBrain offers simple gameplay but increasingly challenging puzzles. Find the hidden words in grids of letters and swipe the letters in the correct order to complete the level.

Duolingo appDuolingo provides an opportunity for at-home learning on a free, fun, interactive app. Learn a new language, building up from basic vocabulary to using sentences confidently.

HouseParty appHouseparty is the hottest new video-calling app, helping you see and speak to your loved ones and also play interactive games!

Wordscapes AppWordscapes sharpens your mind and prepares you for your daily life and challenges. This text-twist of a word game is tremendous brain-challenging fun. Enjoy modern word puzzles with word-searching, anagrams and crosswords! Immerse yourself into the beautiful scenery backgrounds to relax and ease your mind.

wordle appWordle will get you thinking and challenge your mind and spelling skills. Take on daily brain teasers and train your mind with fun word games among several unique game modes.