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...
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...
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...
Family and Friends

Family and Friends

“Family Day” is a provincial statutory holiday in most of Canada – providing a day off work and school during February. As a rather new holiday for most jurisdictions, Ontario’s latest Family Day (yesterday) got us thinking about i) what family...

CES2020 Robot Report

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is held each January in Las Vegas. It is where consumer technology companies showcase their latest innovations. Last year over 175,000 people attended the show and browsed the aisles with over 4,500 exhibitors trying to get their...