Yes, the Roomba machine is under 10 pounds and is highly recommended for users that have difficulties lifting or pushing around full sized vacuum cleaners. We would highly recommend this vacuum cleaner for elderly people. Given the Roomba 400 Series vacuums are not available anymore, here is a link to http://www.govacuum.com/robotic-vacuums/shopby/irobot.html to iRobot brand Vacuum cleaners. So you can view one of Irobot's latest and greatest robotic vacuums.