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No smartphone? Call delivery and ride services by phone
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On-demand services such as grocery delivery or Uber and Lyft have been a game changer. They’ve provided a new level of independence for those who can’t or don’t want to drive a car. Getting around is now just a tap away on your smartphone.

What if you still rely on your trusty flip phone, or use a Jitterbug?

Now these services are accessible even to those who don’t have a smartphone. A new company called Gogo Grandparent lets users call for a ride, delivery or any other kind of on-demand service by phone. Instead of texts and apps tracking, users get phone call updates instead.

Read more:
Clark Howard goes undercover as a Lyft and Uber driver
Walmart testing grocery delivery service with Uber and Lyft
Uber keeping tabs on drivers by tracking their smartphones

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Clark Howard About the author:
Clark Howard is a consumer expert whose goal is to help you keep more of the money you make. His national radio show and website show you ways to put more money in your pocket, with advice you can trust. More about Clark
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