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Sensor system aims to keep elderly at home

Researchers believe they can delay or eliminate assisted living or nursing home care for many elderly individuals through a home sensor network. University of Missouri faculty members Marjorie Skubic, Ph.D., and Marilyn Rantz, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, have developed a system that provides home monitoring.

Toyota unveils "walk-assist" robotic device

Automaker Toyota has entered the long-term care market with a "walk-assist" device that makes it possible for disabled or elderly individuals to walk and get in or out of bed.

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