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Screening & Education


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. 

Your donations allow us to continue our educational and community awareness 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

COMMUNITY EVENTS​ 

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

Preventing Falls and Fractures.  

Strides For Strong BonesAWARENESS WALK

Thank you to everyone who supported our event this year. 

TAKE THE IOF ONE MINUTE 

OSTEOPOROSIS RISK TEST

(click here)

Global Statistics (iof.org)

  • 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