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An Overview of Assistive Robotics and Technologies for Elderly Care

Eftychios G. Christoforou; Andreas S. Panayides; Sotiris Avgousti; Panicos Masouras; Constantinos S. Pattichis

Population ageing is already having an impact on societies. This study briefly reviews associated technologies employed within the framework of elderly care, namely: robotic nursing, ambient assisted living and assistive robotics. Their current status is considered together with their potential and the associated implementation challenges.

This work has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No 739578 and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and Development.
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