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Short of staff, Norway eyes robot care for elderly

Reuters/Yahoo News, February 8, 2008
Norway faces a growing shortage of healthcare staff over the next 5-10 years, and by 2020 a large number of post-World War "baby boomers" will have left the workforce. To help with the problems, two employee groups have teamed up to see how robots and other hi-tech gadgets can be developed to help care for the elderly.