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. Caregiver Names Top Technologies for Senior Living

    A family caregiver has identified technologies she believes will help senior living communities improve their operations. Author Annabelle Carter Short is a primary caregiver for her mother, who is living with dementia, and wrote an article for McKnight’s Senior Living.   "

  2. Caregiver Names Top Technologies for Senior Living

    A family caregiver has identified technologies she believes will help senior living communities improve their operations. Author Annabelle Carter Short is a primary caregiver for her mother, who is living with dementia, and wrote an article for McKnight’s Senior Living.  "

  3. Low Health IT Knowledge Slows LTPAC’s Move to Value-Based Care

    New research finds that long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) providers believe technology will help them achieve value-based care, but most are not prepared to use that technology.   In a recent

  4. Cyberattack Blocks 110 Nursing Homes from Health Records

    Yet another cybersecurity attack affecting senior living organizations—and putting patients' lives at risk—highlights just how critical it is to have strong security. This time, a ransomware attack by a Russian group struck Virtual Care Provider Inc. (VCPI), which provides IT support for 110 nursing homes and acute-care facilities ...

  5. Tips for Successful Pilots

    Technology pilots often bring deep rewards with minimal risk. Yet it’s best to consider any pilot carefully before you commit to it—and structure it to avoid common pitfalls. “Tech pilots: End strong,” a recent article in McKnight's ...