HomeCare Magazine: Harnessing the Power of Play

HomeCare Magazine: Harnessing the Power of Play

Using robotic pets to relieve isolation in dementia patients by Ted Fischer As health care costs for a growing population of older adults continue to skyrocket, the opportunity to address patient needs has become saturated with expensive solutions, from...
Royal Examiner: The benefits of robot pet therapy

Royal Examiner: The benefits of robot pet therapy

You’ve probably heard of pet therapy, a type of animal-assisted intervention used to improve a patient’s social, emotional, and cognitive functioning. It’s been shown to be particularly helpful for seniors. But what you may not realize is that using robotic cats and...
MouseBreath: Purrfect Senior Companions

MouseBreath: Purrfect Senior Companions

Over the last few years, pet companions have become popular with older adults who are feeling lonely or have dementia. A 2017 study revealed that the interaction between aging adults and animals — whether real or robotic — can help lower blood pressure, ease anxiety,...