HomeCare Magazine: Robotic Pets’ Potential to Relieve Patient Loneliness & Caregiver Stress

A personalized, playful approach to respite care
by Ted Fischer.

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates more than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. These individuals provided an estimated, and astonishing, 18.5 billion hours of care valued at nearly $234 billion—an immense burden for families and loved ones to take on alone.