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March 2020

CANCELLED – Speaking of Bones (Calgary, AB)

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Immigrant Services Calgary, 910 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, Ontario Canada
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. ONCE A NEW DATE HAS BEEN CONFIRMED, DETAILS WILL BE SHARED. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES.   "Speaking of Bones" presentation will discuss what is osteoporosis, what is your risk of fracture, nutrition and physical activity for healthy bones. Contact: Harvinder Kaur Dhillon - 403-705-0541

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April 2020

Speaking of Bones: Your Bone Health (Part 1)

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Please join us on Monday April 20 (part one) and Monday April 27 (part two) at 1:00- 2:00pm ET for our presentation titled, Speaking of Bones, which will be held virtually. Speaking of Bones : Part One What is osteoporosis Risk factors How osteoporosis is diagnosed Nutrition for Healthy Bones

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Exercise at Home During COVID-19 with Dr. Lora Giangregorio

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

As we continue to practice physical distancing and self-isolate, it’s important to stay active to help manage your bone health and osteoporosis and to reduce your risk of breaking a bone during COVID-19. Join Dr. Lora Giangregorio to learn about the types of exercise that are effective for fall and fracture prevention, and how to develop an exercise program at home. Dr. Giangregorio will lead a discussion where you can ask general questions about exercise. Dr. Lora Giangregorio is a…

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Speaking of Bones: Your Bone Health (Part 2)

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Please join us on Monday April 27 (part two) at 1:00- 2:00pm ET for our presentation titled, Speaking of Bones, which will be held virtually. Speaking of Bones : Part Two What you can do to maintain healthy bones Physical activity for healthy bones How osteoporosis is treated How to live well with osteoporosis including tips on falls prevention

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Cooking with Pantry Staples during COVID-19

April 30 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Milk products including powdered milk, alternative fortified beverages, nuts, legumes and canned salmon and sardines with the bones are all a source of calcium. When running low on fresh ingredients, look to pantry staples – dried, canned or jarred foods - to help get the calcium and protein you need daily for strong and healthy bones. Join us for a cooking webinar showcasing meal ideas using shelf stable staples with calcium and protein.  Learn how to make Oven Meatless Meatballs…

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June 2020

WEBINAR: Managing Osteoporosis Patients During COVID-19

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Webinar: Managing Osteoporosis Patients During COVID-19 Monday, June 1, 2020 6:00pm – 7:15pm EDTThis webinar is hosted by an expert panel intended for Healthcare Professionals on managing osteoporosis patients during COVID-19. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion focusing on challenges and solutions for managing your patients with osteoporosis during the COVID-19 pandemic. Take the opportunity to ask expert panelists questions based on our three key topics: Considerations around fracture prevention in older adults in the midst of other urgent clinical…

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WEBINAR: Breaking Myths – Not Bones

June 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Webinar: Breaking Myths - Not Bones Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:00am – 12:30pm CDT There are still a lot of myths out there about osteoporosis and its’ care and treatments. Join our Osteoporosis Canada, Fracture Prevention Education Volunteer Pat McCarthy-Briggs along with special guest panelists as they discuss and dispel the most common myths in their field of expertise. Our panelists are: MICHELLE GLASS B.Sc (Pharm) B.A. B.Sc. Michelle Glass is a practicing community Pharmacist and business owner for the…

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Support Group (Ottawa, ON)

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come together with others that are living with osteoporosis for questions, disscussion and support. Contact: Marq Nelson - mnelson@osteoporosis.ca - (613) 301-5242

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WEBINAR: Cooking for One or Two

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

WEBINAR: Cooking for One or Two Wednesday, June 24, 2020 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT Presented by: EMILY RICHARDS Professional Home Economist Moderated by: TRACIE NAPOLI Director, Fund Development & MARCOM Osteoporosis Canada RECIPES: PATTY MELT AND PEA SOUP The exact date of when patty melts were invented is up for debate, but their popularity peaked in the late 1940’s and 1950’s and they seem to be making a comeback! This retro recipe, originally made with rye bread,…

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WEBINAR: COVID-19 and Osteoporosis Treatments for Patients and Caregivers

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

WEBINAR: COVID-19 and Osteoporosis Treatments for Patients and Caregivers Thursday, June 25, 2020 | 1:00pm EDTPRESENTED BY: Dr. Aliya Khan, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACE Clinical Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Geriatrics McMaster University Director, Calcium Disorders Clinic & Fellowship in Metabolic Bone Disease McMaster UniversityMODERATED BY: Kerry Grady, MHSc, RD Senior Manager of Scientific and Clinical Programs Osteoporosis CanadaAs we work to adjust to our new normal during COVID-19, now more than ever, staying fracture-free is…

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