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. Pandemic Makes Future-Proofing Technology Critical

    Strategic planning that future-proofs technology, and nationwide broadband, are among current priorities for technology aging services, said Majd Alwan, Ph.D., CAST executive director and senior vice president of technology and business strategy at LeadingAge.   Alwan recently shared these and other technology-related ...

  2. The What and Why of Data Analytics

    Data analytic technologies have become even more important during the COVID-19 pandemic. They can help a provider know which residents are at higher risk for contracting the virus, identify the residents most likely to have poor health outcomes, and plan a proactive approach to care.   Data analytics solutions ...

  3. Telehealth and Thermal Imaging Among CAST Event Highlights

    Two recent events by LeadingAge and CAST have brought members key information on use of telehealth and thermal cameras during the pandemic and beyond: A recent study supports the anecdotal evidence that telehealth use has multiplied since the pandemic began. Organizations that want to implement telehealth ...

  4. CAST Shares Tech Tools in LeadingAge Pandemic Playbook

    For extensive resources on technology applications and telehealth in the pandemic, be sure to download the new LeadingAge Pandemic Playbook.   LeadingAge developed the Pandemic Playbook in response to a year that has challenged the operations, finances, creativity, and nimbleness of aging services ...

  5. Plan Now for COVID-19 Vaccines and Distribution

    As the first COVID-19 vaccines and new therapeutics become available, it is critical for aging services providers to start planning now to deploy them. That was the message from CAST International Chair Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D., who spoke at the virtual CAST Commission meeting on Nov. 9, 2020.   The meeting ...