Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – June 24th

A staggering 72% of Canadian men have unhealthy lifestyles that are bound to catch up to them. The Canadian Men’s Health Foundation is hoping that giving the details about smoking, drinking, diet, sleep and exercise will motivate change. Libby reached Joe Rachert of the CMHF in Vancouver.

AND – It’s already a reality in Japan and it’s coming here soon. Robots can provide the answer to the two big worries for people as they age: Safety and loneliness.  A company called Avatarmind makes a personalized robot called iPal and it’ll soon be available to consumers for about the same cost as a high end computer. Libby spoke with Avatarmind CEO, Dr. John Ostrem, ahead of his talk at ideacity.