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Our FREE Screenings are important for identifying and understanding your individual risk of fracture and knowing your risks for falling. Your donations allow us to continue our efforts! Thank you. 

This website provides resources that are important not only for older adults (men and women), but individuals of all ages.


Bone Health and Fracture Prevention

OUR MISSION. Our nonprofit is committed to preventing falls and fractures, osteoporosis awareness and prevention, and building and maintaining strong bones. With free educational and screening events, we focus on maintaining quality of life and independence for older adults in our region. 

Strides For Strong Bones is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. 

Strides For Strong BonesAWARENESS WALK

Men, Women, and children of all ages are invited to participate in the 11th Annual 
Strides For Strong Bones Awareness Walk. Learn more about preventing falls and fractures, osteoporosis, and how to keep your bones as strong as they can be!

Sign up HERE

Screening & Education




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Preventing Falls and Fractures.  

Global Statistics (

  • 1/3 of women and 1/5 of men aged 50+ will suffer an osteoporotic fracture

  • 8.9 million fractures annually... 1 fracture every 3 seconds

  • After a hip fracture:  40% are unable to walk independently, 60% require assistance a year later, 33% dependent or in a nursing home in the year following a hip fracture

  • 50% of people with one osteoporotic fracture will have another

  • Mortality--up to 20-30% in the first year after a hip fracture