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. How to Truly Design for Older Adults

    Truly designing for older adults means more than increasing font size. It means making sure that the design itself integrates their needs, and even their preferences. An insightful article in Marker suggests ways that designers can rethink their approach to create products that are fully responsive to an older demographic. LeadingAge ...

  2. Tech Startups Address Social Determinants of Health

    Technology startups are now contributing to yet another issue that affects older adults: how to address social determinants of health. Startups are working with the National Alliance to Impact the Social Determinants of Health (NASDOH), a private-public collaboration working to find solutions. These companies are joining as social ...

  3. New Hearing Tech Engages Older Adults in Events

    New wireless headphones are helping older adults to become more engaged in events, according to a recent case study by the Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing (FPCIW). Ultimately, this increased engagement can help reduce social isolation.   The ...

  4. The Power of Smart Speakers

    Smart speakers are increasingly being used in healthcare settings to empower patients and ease workflows for clinicians and caretakers, says a recent HealthTech article by Christine Holloway, vice president of CAST Business Associate CDW Healthcare.   In ...

  5. Registration Now Open for the Collaborative Care & Health IT Innovations Summit

    In the era of health and payment reforms, collaborating, coordinating with others, and knowing how to integrate technology into your operations is critical—and the upcoming Collaborative Care & Health IT Innovations Summit will give you ...