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Vanderbilt, The Ohio State University developing ‘socially assistive robots’ to stem loneliness and encourage activity among aging

Jun. 18, 2020—Prestigious grant awarded to Nilanjan Sarkar, Vanderbilt researcher developing social robotics to stymie apathy among older adults.

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Robot-guided video game gets older adults out of comfort zone, learning and working together

Mar. 18, 2019—The video game isn’t about talking robots or colorful books. It’s about getting seniors in the early stages of dementia out of their rooms, moving their bodies and, most importantly, working together.

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It’s back to school for older adults with Vanderbilt’s Osher Institute

Aug. 10, 2011—New fall classes for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which is geared toward older adults, include the changing Arab world, challenges for U.S. tax policy, world architecture and the Civil War.

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