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. CAST Member News – March 2021

    Asbury Launches ThriveWell Tech Asbury Communities, a LeadingAge CAST Patron, has announced a strategic refocus of its integrated technology subsidiary into ThriveWell Tech, an IT outsourcing and consulting services company working to transform ...

  2. New Policy Could Help Older Adults Afford Internet

    Two recent policy developments are expanding internet access to older adults who have low incomes. The Broadband Justice Act of 2021, if enacted, would pay for internet in affordable housing, while the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP) is an emergency subsidy to help low-income households pay for high-speed internet. Broadband ...

  3. LeadingAge Sets 2021 Tech and Telehealth Policy Priorities

    As LeadingAge looks back on the challenges of 2020, it notes one silver lining to the coronavirus pandemic: the increased use of appropriate technologies to deliver care more safely, efficiently, and cost effectively. In many ways, the pandemic provided the “demo” of telehealth that many had asked for in the past.   In ...

  4. New CAST Case Study: Improve Fall Response Time

    A new safety technology case study from LeadingAge CAST explains how a senior living community increased its attention to fall awareness in assisted living rooms by 5,000%.   “Video-Based Fall Detection ...

  5. CAST Updates Safety Technology Selection Tool

    LeadingAge CAST has updated its Safety Technology Selection Tool. The revised portfolio includes updated product information for 42 products in both the product ...