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Bone Builders is an osteoporosis prevention community education program that started in Maricopa County, Arizona and the Phoenix metro area. Therefore, we have many osteoporosis-related resources available to the community including presentations, brochures, articles and bookmarks.
Bring Bone Builders to your group for an informative presentation on osteoporosis prevention. A Bone Builders presentation covers:
Our presentations can be done as a one-time presentation or as a series of short classes and can be modified depending on time allowance. In addition, if feasible, we could conduct a bone density screening later for the class participants (hosting organization may be asked to help with costs). A screening can help motivate people to improve their behavior.
Brochures and Posters
The brochure "Like Mother, Like Daughter . . . Building Strong Bones for A Lifetime" focuses primarily on women ages 25-55, and covers osteoporosis prevention and treatment. It is in English and has references to further information. Do not photocopy this document.
The poster "Building Strong Bones for a Lifetime" (12" x 18") focuses on women ages 25-55 and can be used to raise awareness. The "Like Mother, Like Daughter . . . Building Strong Bones for A Lifetime" brochure should accompany the poster for more information. Do not photocopy this document.
A 24-hour/day, taped message system on osteoporosis-related information in English and Spanish. The system is menu driven and covers many of the topics addressed in this website.
(602) 470-0961 and (800) 611-3410 outside of maricopa county, Arizona
We have articles on a variety of topics related to osteoporosis. These articles, which come in a variety of lengths, could be used in church bulletins, community newspapers, or as payroll stuffers.
There are two topics for the bookmarks, weight-bearing exercise and calcium-rich foods. These are quick reference guides to osteoporosis information. These could be used as "give-aways" at health fairs. It also has our web address and Dial Extension number.
For more information, to order information or to schedule a presentation in Maricopa County, Arizona, please call (602) 827-8200 Ext. 316 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For classes and information in other Arizona counties and towns, contact Sharon Hoelscher Day, email@example.com
The University of Arizona College of Public Health / The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension / The University of Arizona College of Agriculture & Life Sciences / Maricopa Co. Cooperative Extension Family & Consumer Sciences / The University of Arizona Dept of Nutritional Sciences /Arizona Osteoporosis Coalition
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