THE HEALT CARE
The health-care challenges posed by population ageing
Shrinking fertility rates and longer lives are changing the demographic landscape of countries worldwide, challenging not only the way we think about how to fund care for older people, but attitudes to ageing itself. Gary Humphreys reports.
RIBA-II : a robot for elderly
The research team from RIKEN and Tokai Rubber Industries (TRI) have come together to build a new robot with high-precision sensors for the care of the elderly.