Programs WIHA Offers

At WIHA, we're all about healthy aging.


ALL the programs shown at left are high-level, evidence-based progams administered and supported by WIHA.  Each has been researched and proven to help people live healthier, more active lives. 

 

We encourage you to take a look and see if a program is right for you.

 

A pair of shoes Stepping On is a seven‐week workshop offered throughout Wisconsin that is proven to reduce falls. Workshops are facilitated by trained leaders and provide a safe and positive learning experience focused on improving balance and strength, home and environmental safety, vision, and a medication review. Research shows that Stepping On participants have a 31% reduced risk of falls.
     
Healthy Living with Diabetes Healthy Living with Diabetes is offered in both English and Spanish (called Vivir Saludable con Diabetes) and is given 2½ hours once a week for six weeks, in community settings such as churches, community centers, libraries and hospitals. The workshop provides information and support to people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes and family and friends affected by diabetes. Workshops are facilitated by two trained peer Leaders, one or both of whom have diabetes themselves. 
Living Well logo Living Well with Chronic Conditions is offered in both English and Spanish (called Tomando Control de su Salud) throughout Wisconsin and is given 2½ hours once a week for six weeks in community settings. The workshop provides information and support to people with on‐going health problems such as arthritis, obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, and others.Workshops are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6-week, evidence-based workshop offered throughout the country and in many Wisconsin counties.  Family caregivers should take this course to help them better cope with the challenges of caregiving and get support and resources to make the caregiving journey easier.