On-Demand Services That You Should Know

From personal shoppers to food delivery and car-hailing companies, On-demand services have definitely taken off in today’s society.  In case you are not familiar with this new hit, an On-Demand service is a type of service that can be done on your behalf by placing an order from your phone or computer.  There are a variety of companies that promise to give you what you want, instantly and conveniently.

Here are the some of the many On-Demand services that you should know to help you make your everyday life way easier.

GoGoGrandparent

Okay, first thing’s first, most on-demand services use a mobile app and internet through a smartphone, but not everyone owns one, right?  With GoGoGrandparent, you can just call an operator and book for on-demand services such as Uber & Lyft for transportation, Instacart for grocery deliveries, Munchery for diners and Postmates for shopping.

Uber and Lyft

These two companies are popular ride-hailing services that allow you to hire a private car and driver to pick you up and take you to your destination.  These companies have recently collaborated with caregiving companies to cater the needs of aging adults.

Magic

Need a personal assistant?  You can do so through a simple text message.  Magic is a special phone number that you can send a message to request anything you want, anytime, anywhere.  Unlike actual PA’s, Magic is available 24/7, 365 days/year.  When you text a message you are actually communicating with a team of highly trained assistants to give you what you need.  From travel planning, making purchases, dealing with paper works and making calls, these magicians can do it for you!

Task Rabbit

For everyday tasks, you can seek immediate help from Task Rabbit.  This online and mobile marketplace matches you with freelance laborers to do certain tasks for you like cleaning, delivery, moving, handyman work and more.  You name it, they’ll do it!

Washio 

Laundry Services are everywhere but sometimes, even the simple task of bringing your dirty clothes to the shop is tiring and time-consuming.  With Washio, all you need to do is to place an order through your phone then someone will pick-it up from your home and deliver it back to your doorstep all clean and smelling good.  Easy!

Postmates 

Too tired to make dinner?  Random cravings in the middle of the night?  Don’t worry, Postmates will get it for you!  Postmates is a company who delivers goods locally from all of your favorite places on-demand.

About Toni Marie

Toni is Senior Editor for BabyBoomerTalkBlog, as well as a contributing author. In addition to writing about the Baby Boomer generation, she also likes to write about relationships and health. She is also the primary caregiver for her mother.

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