During a period of physical distancing due to COVID-19, community-based organizations are canceling health promotion programs and exploring options for connecting remotely. Check this page regularly for updates from individual programs on whether it’s feasible to continue implementation when in-person gatherings are not possible. If you have program information that is not included, please email Kathleen Zuke.

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Are you implementing evidence-based programs remotely during the pandemic? If yes, please share your experience through the Evidence-Based Leadership Collaborative’s short survey.

Always implemented remotely

Advance Care Planning

  • Respecting Choices: Advance care planning conversations with participants are adapted for phone/video-conference; Remote Facilitator and Instructor Training are now both available.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Education

Falls Prevention, Nutrition & Physical Activity

Caregiver Support

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers: Online delivery available for caregiver classes and leader trainings. Caregiver of Adults with Chronic Conditions is available in English, Spanish, French and Korean. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is available in English only. (As of 11/17/20)

Temporarily allowable by phone or video-conference

Behavioral Health

Chronic Disease Self-Management Education

Falls Prevention, Nutrition & Physical Activity

Caregiver Support

  • Stress-busting Program for Family Caregivers: Online delivery allowable for master trainers and registered group facilitators that complete training on how to deliver the program via webinar. See website for virtual leader training. (As of 7/2/20)
  • REACH: Coach training available via webinar and telephone. (As of 11/17/20)

Not allowable remotely

Remote implementation is not allowable for the following programs. Refer all participants to other resources. See linked guidance per program.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Education

Falls Prevention, Nutrition & Physical Activity

  • AEA Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program
  • A Matter of Balance: Anticipated virtual update in January 2021. (As of 11/17/20)
  • Fit & Strong!: Online instructor training is available, contact Andrew Demott for more information. Guidance for remote delivery is under consideration.
  • Healthy Steps for Older Adults
  • Healthy Steps in Motion
  • Stepping On: Stepping On has recently been approved to be developed for remote delivery.  Currently, the Stepping On National License Holder (the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging – WIHA) is moving towards building trainings and completing the dissemination package for current license holders and future license holders to deliver Stepping On online and trainings for new leaders.  Current license holders, Master Trainers and Facilitators of Stepping On will be eligible to apply for trainings in early January 2021.   Please watch the WIHA website (www.wihealthyaging.org) and emails for dates, times and details. (As of 11/17/20)
  • Tai Chi Prime