elderly people interacting with devices, and younger people

Harnessing Technology to Support Successful Aging

Collaborations in Health, Aging, Research, & Technology, or CHART, is an interdisciplinary research program comprised of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign faculty, community members, and healthcare providers devoted to supporting research efforts that promote aging successfully through the use of technology.

Our Mission

To enable successful aging through:

  • Fundamental research
  • Advanced technology development
  • Education of researchers, developers, healthcare professionals, and older adults
  • Guidance for policy decision-making
  • Translation of these efforts to positively affect the lives of older adults.

News & Events


A Vision-Based Framework for Predicting Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Disease Gait Dysfunctions—A Deep Learning Approach

An Integrative Framework to Guide Social Engagement Interventions and Technology Design for Persons With Mild Cognitive Impairment

Inhibitory control and value-directed strategic attention in persons with mild age-related hearing loss