Have you ever thought about using a robot as a baby sitter? Or having one give you a bath?

According to a study by a Japanese think tank, The Machine Industry Memorial Foundation, robots will be able to fill the jobs of 3.5 million people by 2025 in graying Japan, helping to avert worker shortages as the country’s population shrinks.

Japan has long been regarded as one of the ‘oldest’ countries, facing a 16% slide in its workforce while the number of elderly grows.

Rather than each robot replacing one person, the foundation said that robots could make time for people to focus on more important things. Like bathing?

It would take me a while to get used to having a robot give me a bath. How about you?