Chronic Condition Information: Osteoporosis and Falls

Osteoporosis and Falls (Haga clic aquí para recursos de osteoporosis y caídas en español)

Osteoporosis: Can It Happen to You? (National Osteoporosis Foundation)

Osteopororis and Arthritis: Two Common but Different Conditions (NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases)

The Surgeon General’s Report on Bone Health and Osteoporosis: What It Means to You (U.S. DHHS – National Institutes of Health)

What is Osteoporosis? Fast Facts (NIH – Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center)

Exercise and Osteoporosis Fact Sheet (National Institute on Aging – Go4Life)

Fall Proofing Your Home (National Institute on Aging – Go4Life)

Home Safety Tips for Seniors (A Place for Mom)

Exercising with Osteoporosis (Exercise is Medicine)

Exercise for Your Bone Health (National Institute of Health – NIAMS)

Osteoporosis Fact Sheet (Missouri Arthritis and Osteoporosis Program)

Balance Fact Sheet (Missouri Arthritis and Osteoporosis Program)

Osteoporosis Fact Sheet (DHHS – Office on Women’s Health)

Osteoporosis and Spinal Fractures Health Center (Spine-health.com)

BoneSense on Vitamin D (American Bone Health)

Do It Right and Prevent Fractures! The Bone Healthy Way of Life and Exercise (American Bone Health)

Stop at One (International Osteoporosis Foundation)

Fore Fracture Risk Calculator (American Bone Health)

Getting Calcium in Your Diet (American Bone Health)

Calcium: Shopping List (Healthfinder.gov)

Get a Bone Density Test (Healthfinder.gov)

Lower Your Risk of Falling (Healthfinder.gov)

Home Safety is Bone Safety (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

Getting Up From A Fall (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

Guidelines for Preventing Falls (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

8 Tips to Prevent Falls (American Bone Health)

Take Control of Your Health: 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall (National Council on Aging)

5 Things You Can Do to Help Prevent Falls In and Around Your Building (Lifespan Design Studio)

Prevent Falls and Related Fractures – Easy to Read Fast Facts (NIH – Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center)

Osteoporosis, Falls and Broken Bones (National Association of Chronic Disease Directors)

Osteoporosis (Arthritis Foundation)

Asian American Health – Health and Diseases: Osteoporosis (United States National Library of Medicine)

NIHSeniorHealth: Osteoporosis (National Institutes of Health)

NIHSeniorHealth: Falls and Older Adults (National Institutes of Health)

Show Me Falls Free Missouri (Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services)

Isabel’s Story (NIH – Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center)

Best Bones Forever! (NIH – Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center)

Bone Health for Life (NIH – Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center)

Calcium and Vitamin D: Important at Every Age (NIH – Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center)

Healthy Aging: Osteoporosis (USDHHS Office on Women’s Health)

Healthfinder.gov Resources on: Osteoporosis (Healthfinder.gov)

Healthfinder.gov Resources on: Bone Health (Healthfinder.gov)

Healthfinder.gov Resources on: Calcium (Healthfinder.gov)

Healthfinder.gov Resources on: Fall Prevention (Healthfinder.gov)

AHRQ’s Resources for Osteoporosis and Falls (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

If you have self-management resources you would like to be shared on this site, please contact the Missouri Arthritis and Osteoporosis Program.