1. Proactive Care That Empowers Independence & Wellness with Dor Skuler, CEO & Co-Founder of Intuition Robotics willGather, Dor Skuler, Intuition Robotics, ElliQ 39:15

How do we empower older adults to live happier, healthier, and more independent lives at home?


My guest this week is Dor Skuler, he is the CEO and Co-Founder of Intuition Robotics. ElliQ is a proactive care companion for older adults. ElliQ is a voice-operated device that is empathetic, offers companionship, wellness support, and much more that we’ll talk about today. 


This is a bigger conversation about addressing loneliness, social isolation, and social determinants of health that many older adults experience. After many years of research, with and for older adults, we have a look at how ElliQ offers encouragement and support while strengthening the relationship with our loved ones. ElliQ allows families to focus on those uniquely human connections and interactions while providing proactive care. Thank you, Dor, for your passion in creating a product with high social impact.


In fighting the loneliness epidemic, ElliQ is partnering with the state of New York and New York State Office for the Aging to equip older adults with robot companions. Read more about this exciting partnership HERE.


ElliQ and Intuition Robotics were featured guests on The Today Show, awarded AARP Innovation Champion Award, Fast Company Brands That Matter 2021, and much more.


We talk about:

  • The story of ElliQ
  • The landscape of loneliness and isolation, the extensive research to tackle the challenges of aging
  • How ElliQ supports social connections with our loved ones & brings people together 
  • The unique features that make ElliQ feel like a real companion and it’s ease of use
  • ElliQ’s empathetic nature and proactive focus
  • Who ElliQ is the perfect fit for
  • The importance of privacy and consent
  • What exciting partnerships are taking place with ElliQ
  • The investment opportunities and challenges for AgeTech 
  • ElliQ users’ success story



Intuition Robotics is on a mission to empower older adults to live happier, healthier and more independent lives at home. The company’s award winning product, ElliQ®, is a proactive care companion for older adults. ElliQ, which has spent more than 35,000 days in the homes of older adults, helps keep users healthy, engaged, and informed, while alleviating the effects of loneliness and social isolation. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Tel Aviv with offices in San Francisco and Athens. Intuition Robotics’ investors include: Toyota Ventures, Samsung NEXT, iRobot, and Venture Capital firms from California, Israel, Japan, and China.


To learn more, please visit ElliQ.com.

Connect with ElliQ & Intuition Robotics on social media at Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.


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Nicole Will is dedicated to enhancing the well-being of our aging community by equipping older adults, their family members, and eldercare professionals with valuable information and resources. Nicole is the creator, host, and producer of the willGather Podcast: Navigating the World with Your Aging Loved One.