I have dementia. I respond to a robotic pet as though it were a real one. Am I being duped? Does it matter?
Where do you stand on the ethics of robotic pets versus real ones for people living with dementia? Are we playing with people’s dignity by letting them canoodle with a pet that was assembled on a conveyor belt, a pet they treat as real? I’ve just come back from the Dementia Action Alliance’s excellent national […]