Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging 



Coronavirus Alert


With the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Wisconsin Division of Public Health, and on the advice of WIHA’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jane Mahoney, we share the following safety guidlines related to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.  As this is a rapidly changing situation, please pay close attention to the advice of your local public health agency and contact your local program provider for the status of existing or upcoming WIHA workshops.  


CDC Safety Recommendations CDC Precautions for Those at High Risk




2020 Healthy Aging Summit - CANCELLED

We're sad to announce that the Healthy Summit is cancelled for 2020.  With all the uncertaintly surrounding the COVID-19 virus, we saw no way forward this year.  While deeply disappointing for all of us, we remain committed to our mission - helping people live healthier lives as they age.  
Learn more about the Summit and plans for the future.  







Customized program

delivery & services



A secure tool for recommending a program



Healthy Aging Summit, trainings, and more


Pick a program and launch it in your community


The research process and what's up next



A campaign to encourage health promotion
























Stepping On for falls

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Walk With Ease


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Healthy Living with Chronic Pain

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Healthy Living with Diabetes

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Diabetes Prevention

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Physical Activity for
Lifelong Success

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Living Well with
Chronic Conditions

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Tomando Control de su Salud

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Mind Over Matter:
Healthy Bowels, Healthy Bladder

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Powerful Tools for

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Vivir Saludable Con Diabetes

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