TechnoBuffalo: Best Electronic Pets in 2019

TechnoBuffalo: Best Electronic Pets in 2019

Having a living, breathing pet as a member of your family that needs food, water, and playtime can be expensive and time-consuming. Electronic pets offer all the fun and absolutely none of the commitment of a four-legged friend that needs walks regularly. We’ve...
Wall Street Journal: New Hopes for Dementia Care

Wall Street Journal: New Hopes for Dementia Care

A colleague called the other day, asking for help finding care for her brother, who was recently diagnosed with dementia. That’s a common enough request, but this colleague is a doctor, and she had already taken her brother to an elite academic medical center that did...
WTEN: Stratton VA helps veterans with robot pets

WTEN: Stratton VA helps veterans with robot pets

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — They are used in nursing homes across the nation, and now the Stratton VA issues them to veterans suffering from dementia.  What are they?  They are robot cats and dogs.  Each veteran gets their own companion robot, and they get to keep them...