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  • Lifestyles | Can robots help caregivers?

    Ever wonder if robots can be used to care for us and our families? Find out how University of Auckland researcher, Associate Professor Bruce MacDonald, and his team of researchers (both in New Zealand and in South Korea), are creating robots to help care for the elderly. By monitoring vital signs and location, detecting falls and prompting users to take medication, the robots can fill the gap between the number of available caregivers for the elderly and the growth of our aging population.