Catalogue Number: TVP106
Producer: Video Project, Inc.
Subject: Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Guidance, Health, Psychology, Science, Social Sciences, Sociology, Tech/Voc
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: United States
Copyright Year: 2015
Running Time: 75:36
Carebot Alice is sent off to three elderly single women in assisted living facilities, and is met with suspicion from the women, their families, and their caregivers. Can a robot build a human relationship? Can it provide similar benefits to what is given by a relationship with a human being? Will Alice be able to motivate the women to tackle their social isolation?
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“A remarkable representation of how technology can be combined with human care to support seniors living independently [...] the content brings science and sentiment together in an exceptionally moving way.” - Variety
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