Center for Aging Services Technologies

Center for Aging Services Technologies

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) is leading the charge to expedite the development, evaluation, and adoption of emerging technologies that can improve the aging experience.

 

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  1. LeadingAge’s CAST Debuts Tools and Insights on Latest Tech to Aid Older Adults in Social Engagement

    Washington DC – The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) today announces the launch of its latest resource created to educate aging services providers and LeadingAge members on the technologies designed for the long-term and ...

  2. Member News - October 2017

    iN2L Releases Personal Engagement Tablet; Front Porch Is First Adopter iN2L Focus, a new tablet for seniors, is popular; more than 20 assisted living and long-term care communities have pre-ordered it from CAST Supporter

  3. Pros and Cons of Blockchains

    Blockchain technology is a hot new trend, with nearly 60% of the world’s largest companies now researching it as a way to improve their data’s security.   A recent article in IEEE Spectrum presents pros and cons. "

  4. Robots and Self-Driving Taxis on the Rise in Senior Living

    Soon you may see more and more companion robots in senior living, with older adults eager to try out this new technology. A recent article in Senior Housing News featured several researchers' takes ...

  5. ONC Relaxes Certification Requirements for Health IT

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) outlined two changes related to health information technology (IT) in a Sept. 21, 2017, blog post. Providers ...