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WATCH: World Ageing Conference - Robotics in aged care

IT DOESN'T seem that long ago when robotics was just a phenomenon conjured up for film, tv and books, but now robotics is a reality, and it's something experts on ageing are hoping to embrace to provide a better lifestyle for those who are entering their later life.

Msc. Gertjan Baars is an information management and technology expert and Senior Director within the PwC Netherlands' Regional Government group.

Through his work and research into the ageing population, he strongly believes in the benefits of robotics in aged care facilities, nursing homes and even in the aid of every day chores for the older person still living independently. 

You can watch an interview with him about robotics in aged care above. 

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