Strengthen the Bone
Thursdays, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
6 Week Program: May 18 – June 22
Each class includes a 30 minute educational discussion on topics relating to osteoporosis with expert providers from Cooper and a 1 hour session with a fitness specialist focusing on exercises that increase bone density and strengthen muscles to reduce risk of falling or breaking a bone.
- Week 1: How menopause and age decrease bone formation
- Week 2: How to exercise safely
- Week 3: Optimal nutrition for bones: Calcium/Vitamin D
- Week 4: Treatment options for osteoporosis
- Week 5: Fracture prevention
- Week 6: Questions and review
Build the Bone
Mondays, 2 – 3 p.m.
12 Class Program: Rolling Admission
Learn exercises with our fitness instructors that will keep your bones strong and improve your overall balance and coordination to decrease the risk of falls and fractures.
Join our Osteo Support Group
Share your stories, successes, and challenges with other women who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis or osteopenia. The group discussion is led by Barbara Harry, APN-C, Fracture Liaison Nurse at Cooper Bone and Joint Institute and features a different topic each meeting. The group meets the first Monday of each month from 1-2 pm. For registration or information, please visit us online at Events.CooperHealth.org or call 856.673.4912.
The Ripa Center for Women’s Health and Wellness at Cooper
6100 Main Street Promenade (901 Centennial Boulevard)
Voorhees, NJ 08043