Osteoporosis Prevention Exercise Program
What is Osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis, or porous bone, is a disease in which bones become weak
and fragile. Osteoporosis is a major public health threat for more than
44 million Americans, 80% of whom are women. A "silent disease",
because bone loss usually occurs without symptoms, people may not know
they have osteoporosis until their bones become so fragile that a fracture
BONE BUILDERS is an exercise program designed to help individuals
maintain bone mass and build on existing bone mass. Trained CVAC volunteers
lead weekly one-hour sessions in progressive weight-bearing exercises
intended to reduce the onset or progression of osteoporosis.
Appleridge - Monday, Wednesday - 9:30 am
Big Flats Community Center, Tuesday, Thursday - 10:00 am
Chapel Park, Pine City - Tuesday – 5:00 pm,
Thursday - 1:00 pm
Erin Town Hall Morning - Thursday – 9:00 am
Erin Town Hall Evening - Monday, Thursday - 4:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church on W. Clinton - Tuesday, Thursday - 9:30 am
First UMC - Broad St, Hhds. - Tuesday, Thursday – 9:30 am
Grace Episcopal, Church Street, Elmira - Monday, Wednesday – 10:00 am
New Beginnings - Thursday - 10:00 am
North County Senior Center, Broad St., Hhds. - Mon., Wed., Friday - 10:15 am
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church - Monday, Wednesday – 10:00 am
Pennsylvania Avenue UMC - Pine City - Monday, Wednesday - 9:30 am
Spencer-Van Etten - Van Etten Village Hall - Monday, Wednesday - 10:00 am
How Can I Join BONE BUILDERS? - Contact CVAC at 734-4161
for information and ask to have an enrollment packet sent to you.
For more information, call the CVAC office at 734-4161.