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AI Speaker ‘Emotional Conversation’ Services Popular Among Solitary Senior Citizens

AI Speaker ‘Emotional Conversation’ Services Popular Among Solitary Senior Citizens

SEOUL, Jul. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent report has revealed that senior citizens who live alone tend to engage in ‘emotional talks’ with artificial intelligence (AI) speakers, where the speaker answers statements like “I am tired” or “How are you feeling?”, three times more often than others. SK Telecom Co. analyzed the pattern of [...]

Senior Citizens Who Lack Exercise Have Higher Suicidal Thoughts

Senior Citizens Who Lack Exercise Have Higher Suicidal Thoughts

SEONGNAM, Dec.31 (Korea Bizwire) – New Research has indicated that the elderly who maintain unhealthy exercising habit have a higher tendency to commit suicide. Professor Kim Gi-woong and his team at the mental health department of Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, observed 655 senior citizens over the age of 60 residing in Osan, Gyeonggi province. [...]