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. Pros and Cons of Blockchains

    Blockchain technology is a hot new trend, with nearly 60% of the world’s largest companies now researching it as a way to improve their data’s security.   A recent article in IEEE Spectrum presents pros and cons. "

  2. Robots and Self-Driving Taxis on the Rise in Senior Living

    Soon you may see more and more companion robots in senior living, with older adults eager to try out this new technology. A recent article in Senior Housing News featured several researchers' takes ...

  3. ONC Relaxes Certification Requirements for Health IT

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) outlined two changes related to health information technology (IT) in a Sept. 21, 2017, blog post. Providers ...

  4. Senate Passes Bill that Expands Telehealth

    The evening of Sept. 26, 2017, the Senate unanimously passed a bill that expands the use of telehealth. The bill aims to better serve Medicare beneficiaries who have chronic conditions,

  5. New: CAST Social Connectedness and Engagement Technology Selection Tool

    Choosing technology to help older adults connect and engage with others? LeadingAge CAST has released a new Social Connectedness and Engagement Technology Selection Tool to help you plan for, select, ...