Robots Taking Care of Our Elderly?

Anney-smallBy Anney Ardiel
Move Manager, Act Together Moving Services
Can robots take care of our seniors? My first reaction to this idea was amusement, but the more I read about robotics in elder care in Japan, the more likely it seems that one day here in Canada we will increasingly use artificial intelligence for elder care too.  Japan is already utilizing robots such as Panasonic’s Hair-Washing Robot, “Which can complete the entire procedure of wetting the hair, shampooing, rinsing, conditioning and drying, with 16 fingers able to shampoo and rinse away the bubbles with the same dexterity as those of a human”, the company said. (Click here to read more.)  Continue reading