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Honda teams up with Sekisui House on smart home robots

Honda teams up with Sekisui House on smart home robots | Longevity science | Scoop.it

With one in five Japanese citizens now aged 65 or older, various robotics technologies are being developed to prolong independent living and improve quality of life at home.

 

The main alternative to nursing homes and hospitals would be smart homes designed around the needs of the elderly. Earlier this week, Honda announced that it will test some of its life support robots in a mock household environment at the Future Life Showroom, in Sekisui House's brand new SUMUFUMU Lab.

 

 

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Health effects of retirement have proved hard for researchers to assess

Health effects of retirement have proved hard for researchers to assess | Longevity science | Scoop.it

When people stop working, everything about their weekday schedule changes. Their lives may move more slowly and be more relaxed. Losing work-related stress may come as a huge relief — and be good for your health. But losing your everyday movement and social interaction can also harm your health.

 

 

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