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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com.
Support group email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for meeting details.
The NOF Lakewood Osteoporosis Support Group is currently looking for a leader. Please email email@example.com 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.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation Education & Support Group of Ormond Beach will be presenting a free educational program "How Strong Are Your Bones" on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 4pm at the Ormond Beach Library Auditorium, 30 S. Beach Street.
For more information and to RSVP, please call Barr & Associates Physical Therapy at 386-673-3535 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The Rush Oak Park Hospital support group is no longer meeting. If you're interested in serving as leader to resume the group's meetings, Jill Goldberg is available to help. She will provide the meeting space, help find an M.D. advisor and promote the group in the hospital's newsletter. Please contact Jill at (708) 660-2005 or email@example.com if you're interested in learning more about leading the Rush Oak Park Hospital support group.
Support group email: Sally.firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nutrition and Bone Health, What Can Your Diet Do for You?
The next meeting of the Bone Builders' Club will take place Friday, October 23, 2015 at 1:30 in the Wellness Center. Amy Michael, MS, RD, LDN, CDE and In-store Nutritionist for MARTIN’S Food Market will present “Nutrition and Bone Health, What Can Your Diet Do for You?”
The presentation will focus on ways to meet your calcium and vitamin D goals through diet. Food samples and recipes will be provided. Please register at 443-605-1070.
Learn more and register to attend the event.
Better Hearing, Better Balance, Better Memory: Benefits of Treating Your Hearing Loss
Join the Bone Builders' Club on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 1:30pm at the Krug Chapel Auditorium for this presentation featuring guest speakers Dr. Nancy Hart, Au.DD, FAAA, CCC-A; Dr. Artice Weston, Jr., Au.D., CCC-A; and Stacy Fitzgerald, M.S., FAAA, CCC-A.
Learn more and register to attend the event.
Support group email: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support group email: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
Support group email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support group email: email@example.com
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.
The Greensboro Smith Senior Center Osteoporosis Group aims to promote aging as an opportunity for purposeful goals, despite chronic illnesses and to encourage a positive self-help/mutual aid focus among members. The group meets from 1:30-2:30pm the second Thursday of every month, except July and August. For additional information on upcoming meetings, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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