Sing-along with Mindy

Sing-along with Mindy

Are you someone who enjoys singing, listening and/or dancing to music? Now you can sign along with Mindy to some new songs created just in time for the holiday season! Music combined with movement is one of the most popular activities for our social robots when they...
Robots are not just for kids

Robots are not just for kids

On Saturday, December 3rd from 4 – 4:30 p.m., Lee St James will be leading a workshop to help promote the University of Regina’s – Lifelong Learning Centre.  People of all ages are invited to learn how to use our social robot named Mindy. Make her...
AGE-WELL National Conference

AGE-WELL National Conference

Social Robots was pleased to be an exhibitor at the AGE-WELL national conference in Regina, Saskatchewan on October 18-20, 2022. Our founder, Lee St James, introduced Mindy to hundreds of older adults, researchers and industry partners. She was also interviewed by CTV...
Changing the Culture of Aging

Changing the Culture of Aging

On May 26-27, 2022, the Research Institute for Aging (RIA), co-hosted the ‘Walk with Me’ conference: Changing the Culture of Aging in Canada. As described on their website: “Walk with Me 2022 will provide the forum we all need to reconnect, reimagine...
What language(s) do you speak?

What language(s) do you speak?

Linguistic diversity is on the rise in Canada. More and more Canadians are reporting a mother tongue or language spoken at home other than English or French. The increase in other languages in Canada is mostly due to the increase in immigrant languages. This is...
Lessons Learned for LTC homes

Lessons Learned for LTC homes

We are pleased to draw your attention to an important report that was recently published on behalf of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table. It contains important lessons learned for the LTC sector. “Older adults living in Ontario’s long-term care (LTC)...
Accepting Social Robots in North America

Accepting Social Robots in North America

Some people love robots, but many people have concerns that range from potential job losses to cyber safety and loss of personal connections. So what will it take for those of us in North America to embrace and accept the role of social robots to support older adults?...
Social Robots in Retirement Living

Social Robots in Retirement Living

Have you ever considered the use of social robots in retirement living? Seasons Retirement Communities hosted a pilot study with Mindy to explore how a social robot might be used to engage, entertain, and educate residents. Click the image below to learn more! 15...
Social Impact Advisors

Social Impact Advisors

Earlier this summer, Lee St James was interviewed by Lynn Fergusson, partner and co-founder of Social Impact Advisors.  This podcast was released on September 2, 2021. Lee shares the story of how Social Robots was founded and the success of some recent pilot studies....
Conversations with Seniors Junction

Conversations with Seniors Junction

Our founder, Lee St James, was interviewed by Dr. Namrata Bagaria and Dr. Paul Merkley for the sixth episode of their podcast: Seniors Junction. During the podcast, Lee shares her story about why she founded Social Robots and demonstrates some of the things that Mindy...