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. How Tech Can Disrupt Senior Living

    Recent survey findings indicated that technology has a powerful potential to disrupt senior living—as does older adults’ increased ability to remain independent and out of congregate housing until later in life.     Almost 80% of survey respondents think technology, products, and services that ...

  2. Study Finds HIE Lowers Readmissions

    Recent research found that hospitals with health information exchange (HIE) have fewer readmissions than do hospitals that are not part of HIE. This study looked at data from 160 Florida hospitals and focused on patients who had been hospitalized for a heart attack. Study results, published in

  3. CMS Proposals to Help Skilled Nursing Facilities

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed policy changes and released requests for input to promote information sharing and care coordination across healthcare settings.   In "

  4. New CAST Case Study: Improving Dementia Care with Social Engagement Tech

    A new CAST case study demonstrates how technology can improve quality of life for residents with dementia. "Increasing Engagement, Satisfaction, Physical Performance and Team Efficiencies through Social Engagement ...

  5. Workforce and Scheduling Software Investment Ranks High, Ziegler CFO Hotline Survey Reveals

    In the past year, more senior living providers invested in information and communications technologies (ICT) infrastructures such as high-speed Internet connectivity and wireless/wired capabilities than in any other technology, according to the