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. Partnerships Address Transportation and Dementia Care; Awards Given

    Lyft Teams with Allscripts to Get Patients to Medical Appointments LeadingAge CAST Supporter Lyft and Allscripts, a health care information technology firm, have teamed on a transportation project to ensure that more lower-income patients keep their doctor's appointments,

  2. Wearables, Voice Assistants, and Smart Devices on the Cusp

    Cutting-edge technologies such as wearable devices, voice-activated assistants, and smart devices may soon be the next big thing in senior living, but how best to implement them still confuses some providers. These technologies can also expose providers to data breaches.   Executives with some of the nation's ...

  3. IT Expands to Address Physical Needs of Long-Term Care Facilities

    As the business of long-term care extends beyond residents' health to include physical plant issues, technology solutions are evolving to meet a dizzying array of needs. This evolution is most prevalent in the areas of data storage and internet service, facility maintenance, staff scheduling, resident security, dietary, and ...

  4. Strategic Data Analytics Now Essential

    A strategic approach to harnessing and analyzing data is now essential for senior living operators who want their organizations to remain competitive, says a recent article in McKnight's Senior Living. “Data ...

  5. Q&A with Majd Alwan: Technology’s Vast Potential

    In a recent interview with Stria, Majd Alwan, Ph.D., executive director of CAST and senior vice president of technology for LeadingAge, shared technology's vast potential to enhance the experience of aging.   Excerpts of "