Code grew up in a rural area and learned to love outdoor sports. He also learned the importance of purpose from his grandfather. In the early years of his career, Code helped develop a virtual senior center at Selfhelp Community Services—nowSelfhelp and a LeadingAge CAST Patron. There, he watched technology change the lives of older adults for the better, and the article shares two of those stories.
The experience inspired Code to build on his bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s in gerontology and to seek an MBA. He joined CAST in 2014.
An organization like CAST “doesn’t exist anywhere else in aging services in terms of their focus and their mission of helping senior living providers adopt and implement technology strategically,” he told McKnight’s.
Code’s Next Focus: Technology Sessions at LeadingAge Annual Meeting
Code is now focusing on CAST’s next big offering to serve members—the upcomingLeadingAge Annual Meeting, Nov. 5-8, 2023, in Chicago.
He encourages all CAST members to attend. First, he highlights the 14 invaluable educational sessions on theAging Services Technology Track. Then he notes the networking sessions and the Expo where CAST members can meet future partners.
“The LeadingAge Annual Meeting offers an invaluable chance to network and connect in person,” Code said. “Be sure to join us for this chance to gather with your peers and learn from them in these engaging educational sessions.”