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. New Legislation Enables Telehealth Services

    The new law to provide funding for the coronavirus emergency eases restrictions on telehealth for Medicare beneficiaries, and another bill making its way through Congress promotes telehealth in skilled nursing facilities. Telehealth Part of Coronavirus Funding Expanded Medicare telehealth coverage will enable ...

  2. ONC’s Cure Act Final Rule Released

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has released the ONC’s Cures Act Final Rule, which implements interoperability requirements outlined in the Cures Act.   The rule is designed to ...

  3. CAST Leaders Join Older Adults in Tech Design

    A recent McKnight’s Long-Term Care News article highlights why it’s so important to involve older adults in technology design decisions, and experts at LeadingAge CAST have joined an effort to do just that.   “

  4. New CAST Case Study: Smart Voice Tech Makes Residents Independent

    LeadingAge CAST has released a new case study that shows how Alexa’s natural language listening capabilities increased residents’ device use by 30%. “Improving Resident Independence and Satisfaction through Smart Voice Technology” ...

  5. New CAST Case Study: Smart Voice Tech Makes Residents Independent

    LeadingAge CAST has released a new case study that shows how Alexa’s natural language listening capabilities increased residents’ device use by 30%. “Improving Resident Independence and Satisfaction through Smart Voice Technology” demonstrates the benefits of Alexa’s Name Free Skill Innovation (NFSI). Caremerge ...