For those that prefer independent living but require assistance with dally tasks such as eating, Swedish company Bestic has developed a robotic arm that assists with eating. It can be programmed for height, speed, and type of food, and allows the user to eat alongside others without requiring the assistance of another person. For those with musculoskeletal and neurological injuries and diseases that render their upper body muscles weak or with tremor such as Polio, MS, Parkinson’s or Ataxia, this allows for some normalcy at mealtime.

Those that are interested in trying the device can contact the makers through their website.

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