• NIH to fund development, testing of robots to aid in Alzheimer's disease care

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The University of New Hampshire announced it will receive a 5-year, $2.8 million grant from NIH to develop and test social assistive robots to elevate at-home care for people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
    “Caring for aging adults, especially those dealing with progressive Alzheimer's and dementia, can place a high burden on family caregivers who cannot be with their care recipients 24/7,” Sajay Arthanat, PhD, professor of occupational therapy at the University of New Hampshire, said in a university release. “The ultimate goal of this research is to help
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