1/21/2015 – Robot caregivers aim to improve seniors’ quality of life

Jan 21, 2015 Comments Off by

Tangy the bingo-playing robot will make its debut as part of pilot study at a long-term care facility in Toronto in the coming weeks.

Statistics Canada estimates people aged 65 and older will account for almost a quarter of the population by 2051. Prof. Goldie Nejat at the University of Toronto says health-care robots represent the biggest source of funding for her lab from government and industry.

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Longevity News 2015, mind, mobility

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