Support groups are a great way to learn more about osteoporosis and how to live with the disease directly from those in similar situations. Use our directory below to find a support group in your area. If we don’t have a support group in your area and you’re interested in starting one, please review and complete the NOF Online Support Group Application or visit our Online Support Community hosted by Inspire.
If you have questions about starting a support group, National Osteoporosis Foundation Support Group Leader, Susan Recker is available as a resource. Please contact her by phone (402-280-4810) or email.
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Support group email: email@example.com
Osteoporosis Consultant, Dana Kurland, R.Ph., presented "Osteoporosis in the 21st Century" on Wednesday, January 28 at the NOF Tuscon AZ Support Group's last meeting. For details on the presentation and a schedule of upcoming meetings, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support group email: email@example.com
Support group email: RFausel2@emc.org
Support group email: CarolH726@aol.com
The NOF Southbay Osteoporosis Support Group meets in Torrance, CA at 3pm on the first Tuesday of even numbered months, except December. The group meets at the Little Company of Mary Hospital, in the health education building on Earl Street in Torrance, California. Please email Carol Harrison at CarolH726@aol.com with questions or for additional meeting details.
Support group email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The San Diego Bone Health Group's goal is to share information about calcium, vitamin D, prevention and therapies for osteoporosis. The group meets consistently every month and brings in excellent guest speakers to present on topics related to osteoporosis. Please email Heather Hofflich at email@example.com for meeting details.
The NOF Lakewood Osteoporosis Support Group is currently looking for a leader. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested in learning more.
Support group email: CentralFloridaHealthyBones@gmail.com
The Central Florida Healthy Bones support group aims to improve bone health in the community through education and exercise. The group hosts monthly events offering free health and wellness information.
Support group email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Osteoporosis Foundation Education & Support Group of Ormond Beach is presenting a series of educational programs on osteoporosis this spring at the Ormond Beach Library Auditorium, 30 South Beach Street. Please see the schedule of upcoming events below and call Barr & Associates Physical Therapy at (386) 673-3535 for more information and to RSVP.
Tuesday, May 12 at 4pm, "A Guide to Osteoporosis Medications"
Presented by: Jodie Bevel, Compounding Pharmacist, Care Point Pharmacy
Support Group Leader: Pat Burkey
Phone: (941) 460-0022
Support group email: email@example.com
The Snake River Osteoporosis Support Group aims to educate the public on osteoporosis, its prevention and treatment. Classes for the Snake River Osteoporosis Support Group will start up again in March. Meetings are held at the Nampa Senior Center at 2:30. Call or email Greta Leonard RN, CBDT at firstname.lastname@example.org or (208) 505-2644 for additional meeting information.
Support group email: Karen_L_Fatta@rush.edu
Support group email: Sally.email@example.com
Support group email: Lcampbell4@healthplexsportsclub.org
Support group email: rlong@bangorY.org
The Caring Connections Bone Health Information and Discussion Group's next meeting will be February 10th at 10 am at the Bangor YMCA, 17 Second Street, Bangor.
Support group email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The NOF Greater Portland Osteoporosis Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6pm. Meetings are held at 800 Main Street, South Portland, ME 04106.
Support group email: email@example.com
"Breast Cancer Treatment & Bone Health," the next meeting of the Bone Builders Club will take place Friday, July 31, 2015 at 1:30pm in the Wellness Center. Dr. Johanna DiMento, an oncologist with the William E. Kahlert Cancer Center at Carroll Hospital, will be the featured guest speaker. According to the National Cancer Institute, breast cancer may stimulate the production of osteoclasts, the cells that break down bone, putting women at an increased risk for osteoporosis and fracture. The meeting will discuss the effects of breast cancer treatment on bone health and ways to combat them. The quarterly meeting will be facilitated by JoAnn Caudill from Carroll Arthritis and Melissa Batten, a Wellness Nurse from Carroll Lutheran Village. Registration is required to attend the meeting.
Support group email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The NOF MetroWest Osteoporosis Support Group meets from 10 - 11am on the second Thursday of each month from September - May. The group does not meet during the summer. For meeting details, please call Joan at (508) 954-7729.
Support group email: email@example.com
Support group email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bone Boosters of New Mexico will celebrate 10 years of meetings in May 2015. The group meets the first Thursday of each month from September through May at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Learn more about the group and their meetings at: www.boneboosters.com.
Support group email: email@example.com
The Let's Talk BONES support group provides support and a place where members can share osteoporosis experiences and helpful ideas to cope.
Support group email: NOFrochesterNY@gmail.com
The group's first meeting will take place Tuesday, February 10 from 6:30-8:30pm at the Gates Library located at 902 Elmgrove Park in Rochester. The meeting will provide a forum for attendees to share experiences and different sources of information and useful tips to help people with osteoporosis and low bone mass.
Support group email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support group email: email@example.com
Support group email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support group email: Bornstein@mkmg.com.
The Northern Westchester Osteoporosis Support Group aims to help participants learn about exercise, diet and medications and provide a forum to discuss the physiological and psychological impact of osteoporosis.
Support group email: email@example.com
Support group email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fayette County (of Pennsylvania) Osteoporosis Support Group meets quarterly at the Caring Mission Home Care, 160 Pittsburgh Street, Uniontown, PA.
Support group email: Felicia.email@example.com
Support group email: TNvalleyhealthybones@gmail.com.
The Tennessee Valley Healthy Bones support group aims to provide forum style osteoporosis education featuring experts addressing medically-related subject areas with plenty of opportunity for participant Q&A.
Support group email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support group website: http://www.dallasbonebuddies.org
The Bone Buddies support group meet on the second Saturday of each month at 9:45am. We meet at the Methodist Richardson Medical Center (Bush @ Renner). Bring your booklet “Boning Up” if you have one. The meeting is free and open to all. We invite you for lunch at a local restaurant after the meeting.
Group meetings are a fun, relaxing way to learn new information about bone health and managing osteoporosis. And it's interesting to meet others who are dealing with low bone density. You are welcome to forward our information to others.
The campus address is:
Methodist Richardson Medical Center
2821 Geo. Bush Hwy
The 2821 building is the 5-story Physician Pavilion, between the single story Cancer and Emergency Departments. There is an entrance to this small campus on either the service road side of Geo. Bush, or off Renner Road. Suite 200 is the only Conference Room in the building. Take either the stairs, or an elevator, to the 2nd floor.The only other building on the site is the new hospital that's under construction. There should be plenty of parking, being a Saturday.
The Better Bones of the Northeast Kingdom, VT support group aims to provide the community with a forum of osteoporosis support and education and the opportunity to learn from a variety of guest speakers. For a complete meeting schedule, please visit our website and click on "meeting schedule."
Support group email: email@example.com