Health and Wellness
UI Extension, Boundary County strives to address the health and wellness needs of the community by offering programs in strength training, proper nutrition and Medicare education.
Medicare Part D
If you would like unbiased help from a trained volunteer to compare your choices for prescription drug coverage on your Medicare plan, call the UI Extension, Boundary County office at 208-267-3235 to make an appointment. You can also call the Idaho Department of Insurance SHIBA office for more information at 1-800-488-5725.
Eat Smart Idaho
Eat Smart Idaho provides nutrition and physical activity education for limited resource Idahoans. Eat Smart Idaho helps adults and families learn the basics of healthy eating, smart shopping, food safety, quick meal preparation, managing limited grocery dollars and higher levels of physical activity.
Classes are taught at emergency food sites, food stamp offices, adult rehabilitation centers, public housing sites and schools with many free and reduced lunch participants.
Contact Amy Robertson at 208-267-3235 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about classes in Boundary County.
Strong Women Program
Strong Women is an inexpensive, 10-week strength training program for women of all ages and abilities. You will have more strength and flexibility soon after starting this program. Research shows that strength training also improves bone density, reduces falls and improves arthritis symptoms.
Classes are sponsored by UI Extension with support from Panhandle Health District, Boundary Community Hospital and Kaniksu Health Services.
- 6 a.m., Monday-Wednesday-Friday: Strong Women Stay Young
- 8:30 a.m., Tuesday-Thursday: Strong Women Stay Young
- 10:30 a.m., Tuesday-Thursday: Strong Women Strong Bones
- 4:30 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday: Strong Women Strong Bones
Costs and Signup
- Cost is $30 for twice a week classes. All equipment is provided. Sign up by phoning UI Extension, Boundary County at 208-267-3235.