Living with Osteoporosis

by Audrey Miller on May 22, 2009

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey, Caregiving, Elder Care, Estate Planning, Geriatric Care Management

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By: Audrey Miller MSW, RSW, CCRC, CCLCP
Solutions Magazine Spring 2009

Research has shown that osteoporosis plays a role in 90 percent of all hip fractures. Clearly, hip fractures and osteoporosis can have a significant impact on one’s independence. 1.4 million Canadians suffer from osteoporosis today and women are often more affected by the disease than men with one in four over the age of fifty having osteoporosis.

So is there anything to be done about this disease?

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