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­sing Robots to Serve the Elderly at Home


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Robots that lend a very human-like helping hand to healthy elderly people with limited mobility may be on the horizon, thanks to three University of Illinois at Chicago engineers and a Rush University nursing specialist.

"We want to help elderly people communicate with robots, to tell them what they need, and to perform physical activities," said Miloš


 

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