Age 70 and beyond are very important senior years when women want to maintain their independence.
Ever think of your bones in terms of architecture? Well, health professionals do — bone is a living tissue that is constantly breaking down and rebuilding. Diseases that change bone architecture, such as osteoporosis, spell trouble. “In osteoporosis, more bone gets broken down than built up,” explains Cleveland Clinic physical therapist Maribeth Gibbon, PT. “Osteoporosis … Read More
As we celebrate and remember the fallen on Memorial Day, we pause to focus on what has made America great.
Osteoporosis, a condition in which bones become porous and easily shatter, can rob us of independence as we age. Getting enough calcium and vitamin D can prevent osteoporosis and help us remain active and independent. Myths about calcium, a mineral found in many foods, and vitamin D, absorbed from food and sunshine, are common. Below, … Read More