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. Interoperability Is a Major Concern for PACE Providers, CAST Survey Finds

    Most PACE providers, 89%, are using an electronic health records (EHR) system, according to a recent LeadingAge CAST survey. More than half of respondents said they like their EHR’s functionality that is relevant to PACE operations, but more than 80% are challenged by interoperability issues, with 71% still missing PACE-specific ...

  2. New CAST Case Study: Digital Lending Library Forges Connections

    A new CAST case study explains how 2Life Communities, a LeadingAge Provider Member, kept its residents connected during the pandemic by lending them Chromebooks and tablets. Three-quarters of older adults who borrowed devices were able to socialize, says

  3. CAST Updates Safety Technology Tool

    LeadingAge CAST has released updates to its Safety Technology Selection Tool. The tool helps aging services providers to learn about and select the safety technologies that are the best fit for their facilities.   The latest version ...

  4. Keynotes Announced for Virtual Collaborative Care Tech Summit

    Four keynotes dedicated to workforce issues will share solutions at the Collaborative Care Tech Summit 2022, to be held virtually June 7-8, 2022. “Connecting and Strengthening Workforce” is this year’s theme, to provide solutions to challenges ...

  5. Residents Prefer Robots with Artificial Emotional Intelligence

    As robots that help with daily activities enter senior living, new research is shedding light on which features make them most effective. In a recent study conducted at LeadingAge member Eaton Senior Communities, residents considered a robot equipped with artificial emotional ...