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Virtual Workshop: Healthy Bones for Life

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This 1-hour workshop, led by MT State Advocates with Academy of Geriatrics through APTA, will provide education on bone health basics.

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October is National Physical Therapy Month, an annual opportunity to raise awareness about the benefits of physical therapy. This workshop on Tuesday, October 19 from 1-2PM Mountain Time celebrates National PT Month by providing a no-cost educational opportunity on the basics of bone health. It will be an interactive, lively, 60 minute session on Zoom led by two local Physical Therapists. The session will get you up and moving along with providing opportunities for Q and A. All ages welcome!

Presenters Mary Thane, PT, GCS, CEEAA and Lisa Hamilton PT, DPT, NCPT are Montana State Advocates for the Academy of Geriatrics through American Physical Therapy Association. Mary is also a certified Stepping On Falls Prevention Class Facilitator and an active Missoulian who recently won gold at the Montana Senior Olympics in the 5K. Along with being a PT, Lisa is also a Certified Pilates and Buff Bones Instructor, NOF Ambassador and serves as the Vice Chair for the Bone Health Special Interest Group for APTA. Both Mary and Lisa are trained in BoneFit ™ an evidence-informed exercise training workshop, designed for healthcare professionals and exercise specialists to provide training on the most appropriate, safe and effective methods to prescribe and progress exercise for people with osteoporosis.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. The Zoom link to join the virtual session will be emailed once participants register. For more information or assistance registering call MAS at 406-728-7682 M-F from 8-5PM. You may also visit the MAS website for more information.

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Our mission is to promote the independence, dignity and  health of older adults and those who care for them.

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