Bringing Healthy Aging to Scale: Improving Wisconsin’s Capacity to Implement and Sustain Evidence-Based Prevention Programs for Older Adults

A process improvement model to expand evidence-based healthy aging programs in Wisconsin.

Project Duration: 05/01/12–04/30/15

Primary Personnel

Principal Investigator: Jane Mahoney
Co-Investigator: James H. Ford II
Co-Investigator: Meg Wise

Funding Source

Wisconsin Partnership Program


  • Dattalo M, Wise M, Abramson B, Ford J, Kedrowski K, Mahoney J. “Implementation of Evidence-Based Prevention Programs in Rural Wisconsin Counties.” Wisconsin Institute of Healthy Aging (WIHA) Annual Healthy Aging Summit. Stevens Point, WI. 24 June 2014.
  • Dattalo M, Wise M, Ford J, Johnson K, Kedrowsi K, Abramson B, Krasnowski K, Hvizdak A, and Mahoney J. “Working with Community  Leaders to Make Effective Health Promotion workshops Available in Rural Wisconsin Counties.” Poster Presentation. UW-Madison Institute on Aging 26th Annual Colloquium. Madison, WI: 30 September 2014
  • Dattalo M, Ford J, Kedrowski K, Mahoney J. “Bringing Healthy Aging to Scale: Will quality improvement coaching facilitate the dissemination of evidence-based health promotion programs to rural communities?” Poster Presentation. American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting 2015. Washington, DC: 15 May 2015.