Robotic Caregivers! Is This Our Future?

In previous blogs, we’ve written about the shortage of caregivers and the likelihood that many baby boomers are destined to be elder orphans.

In his Think Big article on robo-caregiving, Joseph F. Coughlin, director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab, explores how our aging demographics and advances in technology are creating innovative changes in caregiving.

Would you engage a robo caregiver?

His is an interesting read about bots of the future including robot nurses, robot roommates, robot pets and more.

Would you entrust your love ones to a robot? It could be our future. It could provide the respite relief that enables families to care not just cope.