An Overview of Assistive Robotics and Technologies for Elderly Care
AuthorChristoforou, Eftychios G.
Panayides, Andreas S.
Pattichis, Constantinos S.
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Place of publicationCham
SourceXV Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing – MEDICON 2019
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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.