This 4-week virtual educational series is designed to educate participants about the importance of bone health and lifestyle factors for optimizing bone health.   Sessions are provided by a team of Occupational Therapists, Dietitians and Pharmacists from the Caroline and Burlington Family Health Teams.

Program goals include:

  • Providing education about the basics of bone health, including the definitions of low bone mass and osteoporosis.
  • Reviewing daily requirements for calcium and vitamin D, how to get them from food products/supplements and potential impact of medications on bone health.
  • Identifying lifestyle factors for bone health and facilitating positive changes.
  • Exercise principles and recommendations will be reviewed.

Where:  Virtually using the platform Zoom (upon registration you will receive a link).

When:  The program consists of one hour sessions offered once per week for 4 consecutive weeks.

The program is repeated throughout the year.

Who:  Individuals who are interested in healthy aging and bone health.

For registration information, please email Diane Dowdell, Occupational Therapist