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. CAST Is Part of ACL “Commit to Connect” Partnership

    LeadingAge CAST is part of the Commit to Connect initiative, which uses technology and other strategies to combat social isolation and loneliness in all communities.   The Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads Commit to Connect, made of partners from across the federal government, the aging and disability ...

  2. CAST Member News – January 2021

    Ziegler Link.Age Funds Symposium Featured Ziegler, a LeadingAge Gold Partner with CAST Focus, was featured in a recent article in McKnight's Senior Living for thought leadership at the third annual Ziegler Link.Age Funds Symposium in December. "

  3. 3 Trends in Senior Care Technology

    As the new year kicks off, Forbes has shared "Three Trends In Senior Care That Offer Opportunities For Health Tech Companies." The ...

  4. Stimulus Bill Includes $7 Billion for Broadband

    The new stimulus bill signed Dec. 21, 2020, includes $7 billion for broadband initiatives, including funding to provide broadband for low-income families during the pandemic. The supplemental appropriations provide funding and grants for Tribal broadband programs, telehealth, and rural broadband deployment, among other priorities.   Under ...

  5. CAST Advises ONC on Consumer Use of Apps and APIs

    LeadingAge CAST and eight other organizations have named two components needed to sustain consumers’ interest in and use of health IT, including portals and apps: The data must be interoperable, detailed, accurate, and timely. The app must reduce the amount of time consumers spend obtaining their ...