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Technology could level out cost of caring for elderly Swedes

Monday 16 May 2016 | 13:23 CET | News
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A study commissioned by Swedish metro grid association Stadsnatforeningen (SSNf) calculates that increased use of digital technology in looking after elderly people could entirely cancel out the rising costs associated with the ageing population. So says economics professor Stefan Holster, author of the book 'The Robot Revolution', in an article on the Dagens Samhalle website. SSNf said technology could reduce expenditure by one third per older person in the period leading up to 2030.

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