Center for Healthy Aging Research
The Center for Healthy Aging Research (CHAR) has been established at Oregon State University since 2005 to advance aging research and to promote healthy aging for older adults throughout the nation. Building on Oregon State’s distinguished Program on Gerontology, its outstanding Extension programs, and the University’s rich research resources, a vital community of scholars has emerged to explore aging in all its facets. (See “About the Center" and "Message from the director" for more details)
OSU@GSA- Nov. 20th-24th 2013- Read about the research students and faculty will be presenting at the 65th Annual meetings of the Gerontological Society of America here.
Fall Colloquia: Life Scholars Discussion of Summer Research
Wednesday October 9, 2013
Hallie Ford Center
For past seminars: you can watch it on our college seminar website!
The Center is organized into four Research Cores:
Any adult aged 50 or over, residing in the State of Oregon, is welcome to volunteer for the LIFE Registry to join our research studies. Your participation will help us conduct research to inform policy, create programs, and develop strategies to meet the needs of older individuals, their families, and society.
IGERT: Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training
The Oregon State IGERT in Aging Sciences is an integrative traineeship, funded, in part, by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The program aims to develop a new generation of interdisciplinary scientists with the professional skills to shape the research, products, and policies for current and future older populations.
Gerontechnology video vignettes
These videos portray several gerontechnologies that might be used to assist aging-in-place and have been used to stimulate discussion among members of research focus groups.
The researchers gratefully acknowledge the support of the Oregon Roybal Center for Aging, Technology, Education and Community Health (ORCATECH), grant #0409A.
- Center for Healthy Aging Research
- Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children & Families
- Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health