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2019

January 23 – Navigating Winter

February 13 – My Journey to Wellness: Cheryl Bulycz

March 13 – COPN: 15 Years Helping Each Other, Helping Others

April 10 – The Volunteer Factor – Lifting Communities

May 8 – Calcium Absorption and Bone Health

June 20 – What COPN Means to Me

July 10 – Lights, Cameras and Catwalk – Amazing

August 14 – Meaningful Engagement, Meaningful Results

September 11– Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

October 10 – Sarcopenia

November 14 – Osteoporosis Canada’s Annual General Meeting Awards Dinner

2018

January 18 – Priscilla Cole: In Memoriam

February 14 – The Day My Life turned Upside Down – Ina’s Story

March 14 – Being Proactive about Stair Safety

April 11 – Celebrating Our Volunteers at Osteoporosis Canada

May 9 – Never Give Up! Eleanor Mills Boney Express – The Legacy Lives On

June 13 – The Importance of Good Posture

July 11 – Living with Pain: A Journey to Wellness and Assisting Others

August 8 – Mobility and Assistive Devices to Reduce the Risk of Falls and Fractures, pt.1

September 12 – Yoga for Osteoporosis: Suggestions for safe and appropriate practice

October 10 – Buying drugs off the internet

November 14 

  • Overcoming the Challenges of Living with Osteoporosis
  • Vitamin D and its effects on Fall, Fractures and Bone Mineral Density

December 14 

  • Season’s Greetings
  • Increased risk of vertebral fracture after stopping denosumab
2017

January 25 – 7 Ways to Use Your Smartphone

February 8 – Smoking and Drinking: Two Risk Factors for Osteoporosis and Fractures

February 22 – Four Simple Truths I didn’t know about Breaking Bones

March 8 – Osteoporosis Canada’s Scientific Advisory Council, part 3: Guidelines Committee

March 22 – Exercise for Slips, Trips and Falls, part 1

April 5 – Exercise for Slips, Trips and Falls, part 2

May 3 – Volunteer Appreciation Week

May 17 – That was Then… This is Now… A Mother’s Determination

May 31 – The Truth about Lactose Intolerance

June 14 – Vegan and Vegetarian Diets: Are They Healthy Diets for Those Living with Osteoporosis

June 28 – Does Your Father Know? It’s Never Too Late to Start Taking Care of Your Bones

July 12 – How Drugs are Approved in Canada, pt.1

July 26 – How Drugs are Approved in Canada, pt.2

August 9 – Sexuality, Osteoporosis and You, pt.1

August 23 – Sexuality, Osteoporosis and You, pt.2

September 6 – Depression, Antidepressants and Osteoporosis

September 20 – Fracture Risk Assessment and the Role of Bone Mineral Density Testing

October 18 – The Consequences of a Fracture

November 15 – Pregnancy-Related Osteoporosis: Amber’s Story

December 13 – Season’s Greetings

2016

January 13 – Navigating Winter

January 27 – Embracing Social Media

February 10 – Self-Management of Chronic Conditions

February 24 – COPN Advocacy

March 9 – Astronauts and Osteoporosis

March 23 – Osteoporosis Canada’s Community Partner Award

April 20 – Honouring our Volunteers, pt.2

May 4 – Olof’s Story

May 18 – The Importance of Protein

June 1 – Sarcopenia

June 15 – My Osteoporosis is not just about Me

June 29 – Men and Osteoporosis

July 13 – Osteoporosis and Travel, pt.1

July 27 – You CAN Prevent Falls and the Injuries They Cause, pt.1

August 10 – Dress Your Best in 7 Steps

August 24 – Osteoporosis in the Workplace

September 7 – Caution against Self-Diagnosis

September 21 – Osteoporosis Canada’s Scientific Advisory Council

October 5 – Medication Matters

October 19 – World Osteoporosis Day

November 2 – Fall Prevention is Everyone’s Responsibility

November 16 – Diabetes and Osteoporosis

November 30 – Scientific Advisory Council, pt. 2: Research Committee

December 14 – Season’s Greetings

2015

January 19 – Testosterone Deficiency, Male Sexuality, and Osteoporosis, pt.1

February 18 – Sexuality, Osteoporosis and You, pt.1

March 11 – How Drugs are Approved in Canada, pt.1

March 25 – How Drugs are Approved in Canada, pt.2

April 8 – National Volunteer Week

April 22 – Gardening Safely with Osteoporosis

May 6 – I Cannot Walk on Air – Jeannette’s Story

May 20 – Understanding Side Effects of Medication

June 3 – Mobility and Assistive Devices to Reduce the Risk of Falls and Fractures, pt.1

June 17 – Mobility and Assistive Devices to Reduce the Risk of Falls and Fractures, pt.2

July 2 – Compliant Flooring: A Potential Way of Reducing Injuries due to Falls

July 15 – What If You Couldn’t Walk Your Dog? – Betty’s Story

July 29 – Dress Your Best – in 7 Steps

August 12 – The Dog Ate My Cookie! – Jim Taylor’s Story

August 26 – The Truth about Lactose Intolerance

September 9 – Buying a Mattress When You Have Osteoporosis

September 23 – Are Carbonated Sodas Bad for Your Bones?

October 7 – A Gentleman Always Helps

October 28 – Fracture Liaison Services, pt.1: FLS and the post-fracture osteoporosis care gap

November 4 – Fracture Liaison Services, pt.2: FLS Benefits

November 18 – Fracture Liaison Services, pt.3: A day in the life of an FLS Coordinator

December 2 – Safer Driving with Osteoporosis

December 16 – Season’s Greetings

2014

January 3 – Who is on Your Bone Health Care Team?

January 17 – Depression, Antidepressants and Osteoporosis

January 31 – Sexuality, Osteoporosis and You

February 14 – You CAN Prevent Falls and the Injuries they Cause, pt.1: What Causes Falls?

February 26 – You CAN Prevent Falls and the Injuries they Cause, pt.2: Reducing Personal Health Fall Risks

March 12 – You CAN Prevent Falls and the Injuries they Cause, pt.3: Reducing Indoor and Outdoor Fall Risks

March 26 – You CAN Prevent Falls and the Injuries they Cause, pt.4: Exercises that Help Improve Balance and Reduce Fall Risk

April 9 – Gardening and Osteoporosis

April 23 – Buying a Mattress when you have Osteoporosis

May 7 – 10th Anniversary Special: COPN’s History

May 21 – Fracture Liaison Service Summit

June 4 – My 30 Year Journey with the Silent Thief – Lawrie’s Story

June 18 – Stay Properly Informed but. . . Self-diagnose and Self-treat “at your peril” Medication Adherence

July 2 – Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.1

July 16 – Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.2

July 30 – Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.3

August 13 – Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.4

August 27 – Elder Proofing to Reduce Preventable Crisis: Build a Safety Net

September 10 – Osteoporosis – My Lifelong Journey

September 26 – Drug Holidays: Weighing the Benefits and Risks of Bisphosphonate Drugs

October 8 – COPING Classics

October 23 – Men and Osteoporosis: 2014 IOF Campaign

November 6 – UBC Pharmacist Clinic

November 20 – Navigating Winter

December 3 – Safer Driving with Osteoporosis

December 17 

  • Season’s Greeting and Happy New Year
  • Fall Prevention over the Holiday Season
2013

January 4 – Boning up on Exercise, pt.1
Reduce Fracture Risk and Manage Osteoporosis

January 18 – Boning up on Exercise, pt.2
A Customized Approach to Exercise and Personal Fitness

February 1 – Boning up on Exercise, pt.3
All About Weight-Bearing Exercise

February 15 – Boning up on Exercise, pt.4
Understanding Strength Training Exercise

March 1 – Boning up on Exercise, pt.5
Balance Training and Osteoporosis

March 15 – Boning up on Exercise, pt.6
Posture Training and Osteoporosis

March 29 – Boning up on Exercise, pt.7
Core Exercises and Osteoporosis

April 12 – Boning up on Exercise, pt.8
Flexibility Training and Osteoporosis

April 26 – National Volunteer Week

May 10 – A Mother’s Determination

May 24 – Preventing Falls and Falls Related Injuries

June 7 – Colm Kelly: My Continuing Adventures with Ironman Triathelete and Osteoporosis
Compliant Flooring: A Potential Way of Reducing Injuries due to Falls

June 21 – Breaking News on Broken Bones

July 5 – Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin?

July 19 – All About Calcium, pt.1

August 2 – All About Calcium, pt.2

August 16 – From a House a Day to 10K

August 30 – Osteoporosis and the Workplace

September 13 – Breaking News on Broken Bones

September 27 – Dress Your Best – in 7 Steps

October 11 – Safer Driving with Osteoporosis

October 25 – Give Your Bones Every Advantage

November 8 – Secondary Osteoporosis, pt.1: Medications

November 22 – Secondary Osteoporosis, pt.2:
Drugs and Diseases that can cause Bone Loss, Falls and/or Fractures

December 6 – Secondary Osteoporosis, pt.3:
Drugs and Diseases that can cause Bone Loss, Falls and/or Fractures

December 20 – Secondary Osteoporosis, pt.4:
Drugs and Diseases that can cause Bone Loss, Falls and/or Fractures

2012

January 6 – FOCUS on Advocacy

January 20 – Give Your Bones Every Advantage

February 3 – Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.1

February 17 – Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.2

March 2 – Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.3

March 16 – Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.4

March 30 – The Canadian Geese: An update on Diane Nolan’s story

April 13 – National Volunteer Week

April 27 – Elder Proofing to Reduce Preventable Crisis

May 11 – Eleanor Mills’ Boney Express

May 25 – 5,000 and Counting!

June 8 – Colm Kelly, Triathlete
Preventing the Next Fracture

June 22 – Happy Birthday, Osteoporosis Canada
Living and Dancing Well with Osteoporosis

July 6 – Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin?

July 20 – What Does it Mean to Live with Osteoporosis?

August 3 – Where to Turn for Answers
Complimentary and Alternative Therapies for Osteoporosis

August 17 – Standing Tall

August 31 – Osteoporosis in the Workplace

September 14 – Toughen Up on Bone Health this September

September 28 – Self-Management of Chronic Conditions

October 12 – Are You Standing Tall?
Capture the Fracture

October 26 – What if You Couldn’t Walk Your Dog? – Betty’s Story

November 9 – Capture the Fracture

November 23 – Team Eleanor – Niagara Walks in Wine Country

December 7 – The Complete COPING – 2012 edition

December 21 – Season’s Greetings!

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