Following is a list of events happening across the country that may be of interest to osteoporosis patients, their family, caregivers, healthcare providers and/or the general public.

United States Bone and Joint Initiative Fit to a T Program

Presented by the NOF New Mexico “Bone Boosters” Club
Date: May 3, 2018
Time: 11:30 am

Location: Mountain View Regional Medical Center

The NOF New Mexico “Bone Boosters” Club is hosting a Fit to a T program presented by the U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative on May 5 at 11:30 am at Mountain View Regional Medical Center SC in Las Cruces, NM. The program is an outcome of the World Health Organization global initiative to bring awareness to the skeletal-muscular conditions that are so prevalent around the world. The Bone Boosters will also be offering membership in their “Flamingo Club,” which promotes the balance-building exercise of standing on one leg. Please contact Marge Peterson at margepete@hotmail.com for additional information.

Osteoporosis and Bone Health Discussion

Presented by Dr. Dinesh Patel for National Osteoporosis Month
Date: May 10, 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am

Location: Lexington Community Center

Join Dr. Dinesh Patel for a discussion on osteoporosis and bone health for National Osteoporosis Month. The event will take place May 10 at the Lexington Community Center, 39 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421. Please contact Dr. Patel at dgpatel@mgh.harvard.edu for additional information.

Nutrition for those Over Age 50

Presented by the NOF Omaha Area Bone Health Group 
Date: May 9, 2018
Time: 1 pm

Location: Conference Center of Immanuel Hospital

The NOF Omaha Area Bone Health Group is bringing in a nutritionist to present nutrition tips for those over age 50 in honor of National Osteoporosis Month. The presentation will take place May 9 at the Conference Center of Immanuel Hospital, 6829 North 72nd Street in Omaha. Please contact Susan Recker at SusanRecker@creighton.edu for additional information.

Workplace Posture Screenings

Presented by Kessler Rehabilitation Center in New Jersey

Kessler Rehabilitation Center in New Jersey is offering free Workplace Posture Screenings throughout the month of May for National Osteoporosis Month. Research indicates that individuals in sedentary occupations may be at risk of developing low bone mass. But with the right education, the workplace can provide a great opportunity to incorporate bone healthy behaviors. For more information on the Workplace Posture Screenings, contact Kessler Rehabilitation Center at: 866-33-REHAB, krcinfo@kessler-rehab.com, or kessler-pt.com.

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