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. CAST Members Make News

    PointClickCare Technologies Picks up Audacious Inquiry to Expand Care Coordination Network PointClickCare Technologies, a LeadingAge Gold Partner with CAST Focus, plans to acquire health IT company Audacious Inquiry to build out the company’s data exchange ...

  2. Robots to Watch

    As robots begin entering senior living, here are a few recent advances to watch.   CES 2022, the annual consumer electronics show presented by the Consumer Technology Association, presented three that may be of interest to organizations that care for older adults. They come from CRN’s favorites, outlined in “

  3. The Future of Robots and Older Adults

    In the coming years, robots may be able to provide assistance with basic daily and medical tasks and with emotional support, according to “Robots rise to meet the challenge of caring for old people.” This feature article in Nature introduces ...

  4. New Direction for Data in 2022

    Now is the time to look at data differently, considering how it can extend the amount of time that older adults are healthy, says Lynne Katzmann, founder and CEO of Juniper Communities and a member of the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) Senior Living Hall of Fame. For 2022, she suggests that industry leaders focus ...

  5. Protecting Residents from Cybertheft

    While cyberattacks pose a major risk to senior living organizations, residents also need to watch out for cybercrime. Cyber scams are a top threat to older adults’ retirement savings, according to a recent McKnight’s Senior Living article that reported on a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) webinar.   The ...