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Can Robots Tighten the Bolts on a Rickety Caregiver Sector?


Robot attendant

A robot attendant prepares to lead an elderly patient to the dining room at a nursing home in Florence, Italy.

Credit: Laura Lezza Getty Images

In 2015 I was watching a dress rehearsal for a play about love, loss and aging. In a climactic scene, the lead actress gesticulated and shouted, while her co-star cowered before her—stuttering, repeating himself, faltering in the face of her tirade.

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