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. Remote Patient Monitoring Gains Steam

    Just as it brought telehealth to the forefront, COVID-19 is highlighting the importance of remote patient monitoring (RPM), according to a recent guest column in McKnight's Long-Term Care News.   In “

  2. Tech Concierges Benefit Independent Living

    Independent living communities are finding value in hiring tech concierges who handle residents’ technology support needs. With tech support covered, residents are better able to connect with friends and family and online resources, and the care team can spend more time caring for residents.    A tech concierge ...

  3. Telehealth + In-Person Visits Improve Health

    Using telehealth to supplement in-person healthcare visits can reduce hospital admissions and improve care, according to a study by AccentCare, which provides post-acute healthcare in 31 states.   The study looked at patient data and patient survey results to determine the effects of virtual healthcare plus in-person ...

  4. Don’t Miss LeadingAge Annual Meeting + EXPO Tech Sessions Oct. 24-27

    At this year’s LeadingAge Annual Meeting + EXPO, LeadingAge CAST will present sessions on tech support and training for residents and clients, internet connectivity in affordable housing, and much ...

  5. Introducing Tech to Older Adults

    While technology can literally save lives by staving off loneliness, tech solutions only work that magic when older adults know how to use them. A recent Washington Post article, "