Healthcare spending has ballooned as more Americans enter retirement and slowly make their way into assisted living facilities. Luckily, the decommissioning of the Baby Boomers has coincided with the rise of friendly robot helpers. The assistants aren’t all human. It’s a surprising twist that the generation in most intimate contact with robots is aged, but the applications of technology are often unexpected and culturally disruptive. The 65 and up set, a group of Americans that didn’t grow up investing in tech with real value, now must integrate with our robot underlords. Hollywood, it turns out, can help.
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