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  1. Proposed HUD Rule Could Force Older Adults out of Affordable Housing

    On May 10, 2019, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a proposed rule that would end the practice of having “mixed status” families ...

  2. CAST Members Make News

    PointClickCare Launches iOS Mobile App for Senior Living PointClickCare, a LeadingAge Gold Partner with CAST Focus, has launched a new mobile app, PointClickCare Companion. The new mobile app leverages the powerful design possibilities of iOS to change ...

  3. How Robots Can Help People with Dementia

    A research team at the University of California San Diego is helping to pave the way for robots to help both people who are living with dementia and their caregivers.  The research incorporated people living with dementia who attended adult day centers, social workers and geriatric-nursing students at the centers, ...

  4. Eskaton Becomes First California Provider to Offer Alexa to All Residents

    Earlier this month, Eskaton Village Roseville became the first senior living provider in California to offer Amazon Alexa to all its residents in one community.  The new voice-first enhancements reach 100 seniors in assisted living and are built on the community's existing Smart Home capabilities. Residents ...

  5. Link∙age Connect Releases 2019 Technology Survey

    Smartphones, smart TVs, and smart speakers are the hot items among respondents in a new study by Link∙age Connect. Survey respondents show increased Wi-Fi access and internet usage. Approximately 70% are willing to buy technology and are upgrading products such as television, tablet, and mobile phone.  Yet respondents ...