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LeadingAge CAST has just released, "High-Tech Aging: Improving Lives Today," a vision video that shows how current technology can facilitate coordinated care and aging in place. The video demonstrates the possibilities through the story of Alma, an 83-year-old woman whose journey from home to hospital, rehabilitation and back home is assisted by technology.
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This ongoing 12-part series that will examine the host of aging services technologies that were highlighted in the video.
"High-Tech Aging: Improving Lives Today" is a follow-up to "Imagine -- The Future of Aging," which chronicled an older gentleman's technology-enhanced care and was released in 2005.
That video included computer-generated technologies that were not available for purchase. All of the videos in High-Tech Aging are currently on the market, though infrequently used together.
LeadingAge CAST acknowledges the generous support of the following organizations, whose support made this video possible:
American Baptist Homes of The West
Care Innovations™, an Intel-GEcompany
Front Porch Communities and Services and the Front Porch Center for Technology Innovation & Wellbeing
Western Home Communities
Selfhelp Innovations, a program of Selfhelp Community Services, Inc.
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Asbury Retirement Communities
Lutheran Homes of South Carolina
The video was filmed on location at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg, MD.