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The technology set to make old age easier

15 November 2013 Last updated at 16:07 GMT

Japan has the world's oldest population and it is growing faster than anywhere else.

By 2055, an estimated 40% of the country will be over 65.

Dan Simmons finds out how researchers are developing technology to help the country's ageing population.

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