Tech Policy

Part of: Center for Aging Services Technologies

One of CAST's core activities is promoting the development of technology policy at both the federal and state levels to advance the use of appropriate Aging Services Technologies in order to transform the aging experience and enhance care for older adults.

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FCC’s Modernized Lifeline Program to Support Affordable Broadband

A 30-year-old federal program designed to give low-income people access to affordable telephone service just entered the digital age. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced in late March that it is modernizing its Lifeline program so it can focus on helping low-income consumers access the Internet.

Federal Technology Policy Issues and Initiatives

CAST has been actively involved in advocacy at the federal level since its inception to identify barriers and advocate to advance the use of appropriate Aging Services Technologies in order to transform the aging experience and enhance care for older adults.

State Technology Policy Issues and Initiatives

CAST supports LeadingAge members and state partners in the development of technology policy at the state level to advance the use of appropriate Aging Services Technologies (AST) that can transform the aging experience and enhance care for older adults.