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 Members Make the News

    RiverSpring Health Selects MatrixCare MatrixCare has been selected as a new technology platform partner by

  2. Amazon’s Alexa Now Has HIPAA-Compliant Skills

    Alexa, Amazon's virtual assistant, now has more skills in her set: the ability to share and receive protected health information. In a small invitation-only program, Amazon is enabling six organizations to teach Alexa HIPAA-compliant skills. Now, Alexa can be trained to check on a home prescription delivery, make an appointment ...

  3. Nonprofit Websites Must Comply with ADA, Says New Court Decision

    A recent lawsuit has heightened the need for nonprofits to ensure their websites are accessible to people who have disabilities. Website accessibility is also an important way for organizations serving older adults and people with disabilities to be inclusive of all residents, patients, families, supporters, and more.  Organization ...

  4. New CAST Case Study 2: Campus-Wide blanketWiFi™ Increases Social Interaction

    CAST has released a new case study, “Campus-Wide blanketWiFi™ at Croasdaile Village Retirement Community Separately Accommodates Residents, Guests, Administrative, and Medical.” It outlines how robust Wi-Fi can ...

  5. New CAST Case Study 1: Voice Assistant Technology Reduces Isolation

    LeadingAge CAST has released a new case study, "Reducing Social Isolation in Affordable Senior Housing using Voice Assistant Technology." It demonstrates how voice-activated technology brought senior housing residents more ...