Tag Archives: bone health

Do You Know Your Fracture Risk?

As women age there is a concern about retaining the strength and density of their bones, especially as they approach and progress into menopause. Previous belief had doctors counseling their patients to take calcium supplements or prescription bone-building drugs. Continue reading

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True Life of The Aged Population

Aging in the United States is not how I remember it as a child. I remember my Girl Scout troop singing holiday songs for older people in a nursing home. The appearance of the facility was cold, sparsely furnished, and smelled horrible. The elderly residents were scantily dressed in hospital gowns with looks on their faces were ones of sadness and disengagement. It’s not so desperate for the older adults of today. Continue reading

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