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Patient Resources

Patient Support

Living with or caring for a loved one who has osteoporosis can leave you feeling anxious and with many questions. Osteoporosis Canada is here to help you live well with osteoporosis by providing evidence-based information, resources, tools and strategies to help manage the disease and support programs. Register for a free program or join a support group.


Email Meghan Dunn, Community Engagement Coordinator for BC or call 1-800-463-6842  ext. 2510

Clinical Calculators

Review if you are getting enough dietary calcium using this calcium calculator (Osteoporosis Canada)

Exercise References

Recommended by our Geriatric Medicine specialists, the SAIL (Strategies and Actions for Independent Living) Program has exercises for patients with all mobility levels to help maintain muscle strength and improve balance:

SAIL 1: Sitting

SAIL 2: Standing

SAIL 3: Moving

This helpful handout from Osteoporosis Canada incorporates aerobic exercise recommendations and highlights posture awareness.

Too Fit to Fall or Fracture

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