Scheduling family caregivers: Is there an app that coordinates family members’ schedules?

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Is there an app that coordinates family members’ schedules?

Question

It’s so challenging for my siblings and me to coordinate getting our elderly parents to their various medical appointments. Is there an application that can help us coordinate our schedules and their appointments?

Our answer

There are a number of software apps designed to help family members coordinate calendars, tasks, events, and lists in one place. Here are direct links to some examples of such apps:

  • Cozi Family Organizer allows you and your family to create and shared shopping lists, chores and calendars. The app is free and is available for Apple and Android devices.
  • FamCal by Appxy allows families to combine calendars, events and tasks in one place. The app is free and is available for Apple and Android devices.
  • Maple helps organise household topics through shared to-do lists, shared family calendar, and family chats. The app is free and is available for Apple and Android devices.
  • Hub by SureSwift Capital offers sharable calendars, lists, tasks, notes & more to keep your household organized. The basic app version is free, the premium version is around $5 to 6 (CDN) per month and is available for Apple and Android devices.

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