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Robot Revolution: Why Technology For Older People Must Be Designed With Care And Respect

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.01.2017 | Technology
The Conversation Global

A Japanese dementia patient holds a baby seal robot known as Paro. Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters Nola Ries, University of Newcastle and Taro Sugihara, Okaya...

Paro, Bhutan: The Tiger's Nest

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 07.14.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Cantor

We arrived at Bhutan Mandala Resort in Paro around 5:30pm after a four hour drive from Punakha. The past few days have been absolutely incredible but they have also been intensely nonstop.

Will Seniors Eventually Be Cared For By Robots?

Joan Gage | Posted 07.22.2013 | Fifty
Joan Gage

I'll be desperately trying to hold on to my physical and mental health, in order to stave off the moment when, on Mother's Day, my kids present me with my own personal robot.

Jason Gilbert

WATCH: This Robot Has Been Designed To Comfort You In Your Moments Before Death | Jason Gilbert | Posted 06.07.2012 | Technology

You lie in the hospital bed, your heartbeat weak, your breath faint. Old age has conquered you: You can feel throughout your body that you are going t...

A Furry Friend For Grandma?

Los Angeles Times | Karen Ravn | Posted 12.19.2011 | Fifty

It's a medical device that looks like a baby harp seal, and someday it just might be your best friend. Which leads to some interesting questions....

WATCH: Obama Plays With Robots

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Last week, President Obama visited Japan to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. He also took some time out to interact with th...