Seniors are generally receptive to the idea of caregiving robots, though they prefer assistance from humans for certain tasks, a new survey finds.
An experimental "socially assistive" robot has been shown to get better results in elderly rehabilitation patients than human therapists, preliminary research finds.
If you can speak authoritatively about long-term care robots in social conversation, people tend to snap to attention. I can.
Japanese scientists have invented yet another type of robot aimed at making life a little it easier for senior citizens, this time in the form of a robot baby.
Aging baby boomers reluctant to wind up in nursing homes can rest a little easier knowing about a new home-care robot. Scientists in Connecticut have successfully created a pill-dispensing robot with the ability to make decisions regarding medication compliance, according to a report from CNN.
Robot helpers for the elderly could be available in as little as three years, recent reports from the University of Illinois at Chicago suggest.
Norwegian nursing home and home healthcare workers are open to the idea of integrating robots and remote sensors into nursing homes and seniors' homes, according to a recent survey.