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Robotic Cats Comforting Patients With Dementia at VA Nursing Home in Albany


Offbeat  (tags: robotic cats, patients with dementia, comfort )

Jeri
- 219 days ago - wnyt.com
Providing care for patients with dementia is challenging. Medication doesn't always ease their agitation and restlessness. Artificial intelligence is helping.



   

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Colleen L (3)
Saturday December 8, 2018, 9:17 pm
Kind way to comfort these patients.
Thanks Jeri
 

Animae C (508)
Sunday December 9, 2018, 4:38 am
"These robotic pets cost about $100 each."
But why not use real kitties?!?
 

Melania P (123)
Sunday December 9, 2018, 10:43 am
Yes... Why not save cats from shelters and use them instead of robot?? I don't get it.
 
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