LeadingAge Member Hires Robot

CAST | November 11, 2021 | by Donna Childress

Facing worker shortages? Meet a LeadingAge member who put a robot on the job.
 

 

A LeadingAge member is tapping technology to solve workforce challenges. A robot now brings hot meals to diners at Longhorn Village, a continuing care retirement community in Steiner Ranch, TX.
 
KXAN shared the story, noting that the new robot can even deliver cake and sing “Happy Birthday.” Longhorn Village expects to add more robots soon, said the story.
 
For more information on this innovative and personable technology, see two previous Tech Time articles. “Servi Robot Improves Mealtime at CCRC” shares another example of robots serving meals in senior living, and “Amazon Offers New Innovations for Senior Care” provides an introduction to Amazon's new home assistant robot, Astro.