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. Member News – September 2020

    PointClickCare Study Demonstrates the Value of Embracing Technology LeadingAge Gold Partner with CAST Focus PointClickCare has released the results of its Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study, which analyzed the return on investment (ROI) for PointClickCare’s ...

  2. Survey Finds Engagement Tech Grew in Importance

    Senior living is looking at engagement technology with new eyes, according to a new survey by LeadingAge CAST Supporter iN2L. The percentage of senior living community leaders who believe there is definitely a clear return on investment (ROI) for engagement technology has doubled in the past year, and the percentage who believe ...

  3. Pilot to Connect Affordable Housing Residents to Telehealth

    While COVID-19 continues to be a challenge for older adults, a new pilot program will provide telehealth and internet access to low-income older adults in affordable housing communities.   Lighthouse for Older Adults will equip older adult residents with internet access, digital hardware and software, telehealth ...

  4. MedPAC Commissioners Open to Future Telehealth

    More assurance that telehealth flexibilities will continue past the current COVID-19 public health emergency came in early September, at a meeting of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. MedPAC will advise Congress on how to proceed on permanent policies.   Medicare beneficiaries began using telehealth in ...

  5. Surveys Show Increased Tech Spending & Telehealth Adoption 

    Results from recent research indicate that senior living technology is poised to continue explosive growth. A recent survey shows an 80% increase in spending on telehealth and other technologies since the pandemic began, and two additional studies show that telehealth adoption and satisfaction has increased among older adults ...