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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.

High-Tech Aging: Improving Lives Today

This video portrays how currently available technologies can help coordinate care and facilitate aging in place.

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Current Initiatives


CAST Releases First-Ever Medication Management Tools

LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) today released a new portfolio of free tools designed to help long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) organizations identify and select the appropriate medication management technology solutions that best fit their needs.

CAST Releases 2014 Update of its Electronic Health Record Selection Portfolio

LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) today released an updated portfolio of free tools designed to help long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) organizations identify and select electronic health record (EHR) products.

Telehealth Portfolio Updated with Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) Case Studies

LeadingAge’s Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) has released a set of 3 case studies that offer peer-based guidance for long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) organizations that are selecting and implementing telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM) products.

CAST Completes 2013 Electronic Health Record Portfolio with Updated Online Selection Tool

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) has released the final product in an updated set of free tools designed to help long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) organizations identify and select electronic health records (EHR) products.

Preparing for the Future: Developing Technology-Enabled Long-Term Services and Supports for a New Population of Older Adults

This collection of case studies highlights the impressive work being carried out by pioneers in the field of aging services.

New CAST Resource Identifies Future Business Models

A new resource will help CAST and LeadingAge members prepare for the future. A Look into the Future: Evaluating Business Models for Technology-Enabled Long-Term Services and Supports identifies potential characteristics of the future operating environment for providers of long-term services and supports. It also delineates categories of potential business models, identifies enabling technologies for each model and evaluates how changes in the operating environment would affect these models.

CAST Analysis of State Payment for Aging Services Technologies

LeadingAge CAST has just released an analysis of state payments for Aging Services Technologies (AST). The analysis shows that 44 states reimburse for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS), 16 states reimburse for medication management and seven states reimburse for home telehealth/telemonitoring. Pennsylvania has the most comprehensive coverage for ASTs in its Telecare program, which includes home telehealth, activity/wellness monitoring, medication dispensing and PERS. New York, South Carolina, and South Dakota also have exemplary reimbursement programs.

CAST Commission Reports

In 2010, CAST started publishing reports of the proceedings of the CAST Commission Meetings to keep its stakeholders abreast of the discussions that take place at the CAST Commission. Check out the latest report.