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. Member News – September

    HCS Signs Eight New Health Care Clients CAST Business Associate HCS recently signed eight new health care clients, representing 28 hospitals and 20+ additional care settings across 10 states, reported

  2. New Study Explores Smart Home Tech in Retirement Communities

    A new study is exploring how smart-home technology can monitor retirement community residents with chronic conditions, flag health events and important behaviors, and lighten caregivers’ loads. Ultimately, the research may enable retirement community residents to be more independent and better able to age in place, says ...

  3. Study Says Video Conferencing Offers Quality Care

    A new study has found that video conferencing can deliver quality care to patients who have Parkinson’s disease. Published in the Aug. 16, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, this study is the first national randomized ...

  4. House Passes Bill to Speed Driverless Cars

    The move to bring self-driving cars to market accelerated on Sept. 6, 2017, when the U.S. House of Representatives passed the SELF DRIVE Act. This is good news, as transportation may help older adults maintain their independence for longer.   The bill is

  5. Is the Market Ready for Home Care Tech?

    Two companies promoting technology-first approaches to home care have closed this year, leading some to question if this business model is viable.  Home Health Care News (HHCN) ...