‘Robotpets’ Bring Companionship, Calm to Nursing Home Residents

May 10, 2019

Healthday (May 10)

‘Robotpets’ Bring Companionship, Calm to Nursing Home Residents

Cuddler the bear, Aibo the dog, Justocat the purring kitty: They may only be furry, lifelike robots, but they have a made a real impact in nursing homes. That's the finding of new British research that suggests these high-tech "robopets" are the next best thing for nursing home residents unable to have a beloved pet or those suffering from loneliness.



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