Can Silicon Valley’s Home Care Robots for Aging Adults Ever Really Replace the Human Touch?

With our cell phones and other smart devices always within reach, we’re coming to depend more and more on technology to assist with, and sometimes sadly replace, our human-powered efforts in everyday tasks. Here in the Bay Area, we’re seeing robots being tested out as replacements for the warm companionship of in-person care aging adults […]

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How to Encourage Your Aging Loved One’s Social Relationships to Support Mental Health and Vitality

Most of us have heard the expression, “It’s all about who you know,” usually applied to finding a good job: it’s no surprise that family, friends, and social networks can be a big factor in landing a lucrative gig. As we grow older, our social connections remain just as important—and not just financially speaking, but […]

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