Change Lives of Elderlies One Robotic Pet at a Time

| January 22, 2019

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To help alleviate the stress on senior care workers, many experts believe that socially assistive robot technology could take some of the new roles. This doesn’t just mean smart technology, but physical robots, as well. Recently the use of companion robot animals, both dogs and cats, is something that has been adopted by senior facilities, like nursing homes and assisted living homes, as well as individuals who want to provide their senior loved one with this type of companionship.

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Founded in 2009 in Pavia by Roberto Nassi and Matteo Spairani, P.Eng , MADE Engineering Associati (MADE) operates in the Civil Engineering Design field and in the Project and Construction Management in a multidisciplinary way.

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Article | May 14, 2021

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