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...
Mindy In the News

Mindy In the News

Our founder, Lee St James and Mindy were interviewed for a local news story in spring 2021 by journalist (Nikki Wesley) from YourTV Halton. Click below to see Mindy in action! Here is a link to the YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YpfWsCuoJQ&t=1s...
Measuring the Impact of Social Robots

Measuring the Impact of Social Robots

What is the best way to measure the impact of social robots on residents and staff? Is there a standard questionnaire or methodology that has been used successfully by academics and gerontology experts? What data do we need to collect? These are the questions that...

Funding for Pilot Study in Halton Region

We are delighted to announce that Social Robots was one of ten organizations in Halton Region to be awarded a grant from the federal Investment Readiness Program(IRP), funded by the Government of Canada. This is part of a national initiative led by Community...
Robot Sightings increase during COVID pandemic

Robot Sightings increase during COVID pandemic

During the COVID crisis, we are seeing a dramatic increase in robot sightings. In the past, adoption of robotics in North America was much slower than in the rest of the world. Fear of job losses, as mentioned in a previous blog posting, was seen as one of the main...