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. Telehealth Kiosks and Nurse Visits Lower Hospitalizations

    Thanks to an on-site telehealth kiosk combined with weekly nurse consultations, fewer residents are being hospitalized and fewer are moving to higher levels of care at nine affordable housing properties run by LeadingAge Provider Member Lutheran Senior Service

  2. Member News

    New Lyft Partnerships Give Rides to Seniors and 911 Callers A recent issue of Entrepreneur explains how partnerships evolved between LeadingAge CAST Supporter Lyft and health care and ...

  3. Gamification Is New Trend for Physical Therapy

    Gaming technologies and virtual reality have a new set of fans—physical therapists looking to motivate their patients to exercise. As a result, assisted living and skilled nursing providers and continuing care retirement communities are investing in these technologies and adjusting their care practices to fit, according ...

  4. Network Overhaul Fixes Residents’ Wi-Fi

    Residents at LeadingAge Provider Member Vinson Hall Retirement Community, an active, resident-focused Life Plan Community in McLean, VA, were not pleased when their television and internet services were inconsistent throughout the campus. To solve the issue and improve ...

  5. Captioned Phones Increase Residents' Well-Being

    CAST Supporter Hamilton CapTel is helping residents' with hearing loss to use the phone again--and to re-engage with friends and family. A recent CAST case study, ...