Assistive social robots in elderly care : a review

  title={Assistive social robots in elderly care : a review},
  author={Joost Broekens and Marcel Heerink and Henk Rosendal Delft and D. J. Broekens},
Context: Assistive social robots, a particular type of assistive robotics designed for social interaction with humans could play an important role with respect to health and psychological wellbeing of elderly. Objectives: Assistive social robots are believed to be useful in eldercare for two reasons, a functional one and an affective one. Such robots are developed to function as an interface for elderly to digital technology, and to help increase the quality of life of elderly by providing… CONTINUE READING
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