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 Welcomes New Sponsors, Commissioners, and Members

    New LeadingAge Gold Partner and Commissioner Value First has elevated its engagement with CAST to become a LeadingAge Gold Partner with CAST Focus. Value First is a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) owned by LeadingAge and 25 LeadingAge state ...

  2. Senate Aging Committee, Best Buy Focus on Consumer Tech

    The United States Senate’s Special Committee on Aging recently heard about the promise of virtual assisted living, virtual reality, artificial intelligence home companions, workplace and transportation robotics, and more. Committee members also discussed soon-to-be-introduced legislation that would expand assistive technology, ...

  3. Opportunities, and Risks, with New Smart Voice Technology in Senior Living

    LeadingAge CAST Supporter BlueOrange Compliance generously partnered with CAST to provide this article on how providers can take advantage of opportunities and mitigate risks with smart speakers and voice-controlled devices. It addresses relevant issues in nursing ...

  4. AI Technologies Bring Independence and Privacy

    To people living with disabilities, technologies powered by artificial intelligence (AI) offer independence, safety, and the privacy that being independent brings. That insight came from a workshop interview that CAST Executive Director and LeadingAge Senior Vice President of Technology Majd Alwan, Ph.D. recently conducted with ...

  5. New CAST Case Study: Benefits of Voice and Smart Home Tech

    A new LeadingAge CAST case study demonstrates how a partnership between Asbury Methodist Village and LeadingAge CAST Supporter Connected Living led to 70 new innovations, reduced staff time by 40%, and inspired 100% of residents to read community event information.