Education and Classes

We encourage you to take a look and see if a program is right for you.  If you would like to sign up for a class or are interested in a class and have questions, please call the Iowa County Health Department at 930-9870 or the Iowa County ADRC at 930-9835.

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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.  The sessions focus 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 is designed to help adults with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes learn skills and increase their confidence in managing their diabetes.  The workshop meets for 2½ hours once a week for six weeks,  The workshop provides information and support to people with  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 or a family member has diabetes.



Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a 2½ hours once a week for six weeks workshop.  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 build the participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.