What CHA Does

Supporting evidence-based programs in communities and online

The Center for Healthy Aging (CHA) supports evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs in the community and online. We collaborate with national, state, and community partners.

Training and Technical Assistance

  • Webinars on evidence-based programs, strategies for outreach and recruitment, sustainability, and more. See past webinar recordings.
  • Conferences and workshops, national and regional.
  • Individualized support. Contact us.

Grantee Support

With funds from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Administration on Aging, NCOA serves as the National Resource Center on Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) programs.

Who we support: States; the aging, disability and public health networks; and their partners.


  • Increase access to and sustain evidence-based prevention programs that improve health and quality of life for older adults and adults with disabilities.
  • Offer a national clearinghouse of tools and information on Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs (CDSME) programs.


  • The Center produces issue briefs, case studies, fact sheets, and other periodic reports. Find them in Resources.
  • The Center for Healthy Aging Enews gives monthly updates on the Center’s activities and falls prevention. Sign up.