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 – October 2019

    PointClickCare Technologies Opens Toronto Developer Hub   PointClickCare, a LeadingAge Gold Partner with CAST Focus, has opened a new office in downtown Toronto. The office will support the development of the company's SaaS products, which are used by more ...

  2. Technology Changes Hospice Care

    Technology is changing the way hospice care is delivered, with hospices using virtual reality to train staff and soothe patients, and telehealth to deliver palliative care to rural communities. A recent article in Hospice News ...

  3. Older Adults Express Concerns with Telehealth and Tech Devices

    As technology adoption grows in senior living, providers may want to consider residents' reactions to technology. While recent research from Link∙age Connect found that older adults own growing numbers of devices, ...

  4. Ransomware Attack Affects Long-Term Care Facility

    A ransomware attack has disrupted services at 1,500 computers at a Wyoming health system, including those at a long-term care facility. Campbell County Health in Gillette, WY, is using paper charts instead of health records, says a

  5. Arizona Becomes First State to Let Medicaid Patients Call an Uber

    In Arizona, Medicaid beneficiaries can now use an Uber or Lyft to get to the doctor's office. Arizona has become the first state to change Medicaid rules to make it easier for ride-sharing companies to provide non-emergency transportation. The idea is that better availability of rides will make it easier for beneficiaries to ...