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 Findings: LeadingAge Ziegler 200 EMR/EHR Sophistication Survey

    Electronic medical record/electronic health record systems adopted by the nation’s largest not-for-profit senior living organizations have become significantly more sophisticated in the past three years.   The LeadingAge Ziegler 200 EMR/EHR Sophistication Survey asked respondents to classify the sophistication ...

  2. Member News – February 2020

    CAST Welcomes 2 New Sponsors LeadingAge CAST is pleased to welcome two new members: K4Connect has joined as a Silver Partner with CAST Upgrade. K4Connect creates solutions that serve and empower older adults and individuals living with disabilities, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...