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  • 1. What are main activities that threaten people’s ability to live independently once the activities become problematic?
  • 2. What are PARs?
  • 3. What are SARs?
  • 4. Describe the two dimensions that are used in the framework to categorize different robots for care of elderly people.
  • 5. Give an example of a PAR and explain why it is a PAR.
  • 6. Give an example of an SAR and explain why it is an SAR.
  • 7. What are strong points of using robots in the care of elderly people?
  • 8. What are possible weak points or concerns of using robots in the care of elderly people?
  • 9. In what way(s) can you envision that the work of care professionals will change when robots are used in care practices?
  • 10. What conditions have to be met to successfully integrate robots into care processes?


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