Bone Up! Nutrition & Exercise for Osteoporosis

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Date/Time
Date(s) - October 31, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location
Barnstable Senior Center
Hyannis

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Wed. Oct. 31, Nov. 7 & 14, 10-11 a.m. Fee-$20

Come learn about bone health from a nutritionist and physical therapist! This course will explain how osteoporosis develops and what you can do through lifestyle choices to maximize healthy bones. We will cover the disease process, your risk factors, as well as what bone density tests measure and what the results mean. You will learn

a whole foods eating approach for strong bones that is more comprehensive and effective than just taking calcium supplements. Finally, we will discuss what counts as weight bearing or bone strengthening exercises that you can incorporate into your daily activity. This class is facilitated by Barbara Blackwell, PT, PMC-NIH, Nutritionist Specialist, Physical Therapist.



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