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Bone Health Workshop Series with Penn State Health and American Bone Health

October 28, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 30, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 4, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 6, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Free

Did you know that one in two women over the age of 50 will experience a fracture in her lifetime?* Join us for this informative workshop series to learn more about how to help keep your bones healthy.

Hosted by Penn State Health. Presented in collaboration with American Bone Health. Sponsored by Radius Health. Radius Health has no influence over any content.

Registration is required. Register at: www.AmericanBoneHealth.org/PSHS
After you register, you will receive a link that lets you access each
of the sessions.

For more information, call 717-531-0003, ext. 320863.

Session #1: Introduction to Bone Health
(Wednesday, October 28, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET)
This 60-minute presentation will cover bone health and fracture risk. By the end of the program, participants will understand the factors that affect the risk of having a fracture in the next 10 years.

Session #2: Eating for Healthy Bones

(Friday, October 30, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET)​​​​​​​
This 60-minute presentation will cover nutrition and bone health. By the end of the program, participants will understand their bone health nutritional requirements, how to get the nutrition from food, and will determine where their gaps are in dietary requirements.

Session #3: Posture Power

(Wednesday, November 4, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET)

This 60-minute presentation will cover posture and good body mechanics. By the end of the program, participants will understand the importance of posture and body mechanics in preventing fractures, learn how to assess their posture, learn simple exercises to build into their daily routines to improve posture, and leave with a worksheet of tips for safe movement exercises with a goal for improvement.

Session #4: Stepping Out Strong

(Friday, November 6, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET)

This 90-minute presentation will cover fall prevention. By the end of the program, participants will assess their balance confidence, test their balance with a single-leg stand, learn simple exercises to build into their daily routines to improve strength and balance, and leave with the knowledge of how to identify fall risks, exercises and a goal for improvement.

Details

Date:
October 28, 2020
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://americanbonehealth.org/pshs

Organizer

American Bone Health
Email:
mark@americanbonehealth.org
Website:
http://americanbonehealth.org/