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Senior Seminar Series – Osteoporosis
September 12 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Osteoporosis Canada works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities on bone health and in the risk-education and treatment of Osteoporosis. As osteoporosis is a disease that slowly, quietly weakens bones and often goes undiagnosed – it is important to recognize its leading factors. Join us to learn about all things related to your important bone health, followed by a movement mechanics workshop! This event will take place in the Accursi Room of the Meridian Community Centre and will include a light snacks and refreshments.
1:30pm – Bone Health 101 with Ann Harrison
2:45pm – Light snacks with refreshments
3:15pm – Movement Mechanics Workshop with Anne Cooke
Join Anne Cooke, who is an instructor, trainer, presenter, business owner, fitness director and educator of senior fitness instructors, after the seminar for an active movement session that reviews ways to sit, stand, walk and exercise with osteoporosis. Learn spine sparing movements when doing housework, gardening and other activities of daily living. Understand the importance of good posture, joint mobility and alignment as it affects bone health. Using some fun toys and tools like balls, sticks, cones and walking poles it will be an educational and fun workshop! Participate or spectate. Chairs are provided. All free and all welcome!
Pre-registration is required. www.pelham.ca/55
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