Living Well Iowa

Promoting the Health of Iowans with Disabilities

Helping Iowans with disabilities achieve and maintain an optimal level of wellness in order to lead a full life. Prevention and a healthy lifestyle enables people with disabilities to learn, work, and live actively in their communities.

Community Health Inclusion Index (CHII) - New!

The Community Health Inclusion Index (CHII) is a set of survey tools developed by the National Center on Health Physical Activity and Disability to help communities determine if resources for healthy living are inclusive of all members of the community, including persons with disabilities, and to identify opportunities for improvement. Watch a recorded webinar from the Iowa Department of Public Health to learn more about the CHII:

CHII - Recorded Webinar

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Woman In Wheelchair Chopping Vegetables In Kitchen

Learn about nutrition and physical activity for people with disabilities. Find health promotion resources to encourage wellness.

Home carer with elderly persons in park.

Learn about how to make sure programs, services, and events are inclusive of all community members, including those with disabilities. Find resources on disability inclusion, accessibility, and communication.

Friendly doctor playing with five year old disabled patient during office visit by playing with teddy bear doll together

Learn about health literacy, communication between doctor and patient, and preventive health care. Find resources for accommodations and health facility accessibility.

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For individuals and groups interested in promoting health and wellness among people with disabilities

Acknowledgement / Disclaimer

This website was supported by Cooperative Agreement number NU27DD000019-01, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through a subaward from the Iowa Department of Public Health. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.