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'This little guy is really cute': Ludwig the robot designed to help Alzheimer's patients

Brenda Horenfeldt was wowed Tuesday by a talking, walking robot — a new tool his creators feel could be the future of treatment for Alzheimer's and dementia patients.  Developed by a research team at the University of Toronto with the support of Mitacs, a national non-profit organization, Ludwig was unveiled at One Kenton Place, a retirement home in North York that cares for people with Alzheimer's and dementia.

Horenfeldt's mother, Florence Sherman, 86, has been at One Kenton since January. Horenfeldt called the creation that nods, smiles and gestures with its hands "amazing" and described its interaction with her mother as "wonderful."

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