We all have mixed emotions about robots and how much we want them involved in our lives. A recent project undertaken by Intuition Robotics is testing out its ElliQ, a robot companion, with seniors in San Francisco. You'll be amazed at what she (he?) can do. Aging-in-Place Robots will come in all shapes and sizes. Look at what this one will do.

READ: How Will Artificial Intelligence Help the Aging? from the Smithsonian.com, published March 27, 2017.

Leave a comment below: What do you think about Aging-in-Place Robots?

""That's the compelling challenge of the next decade. How do we maximize the use of this technology without having unintended consequences.", David Lindemann, co-director of Health Care at the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at the University of California, Berkeley

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