To better understand the relationship between bone density and osteoporosis, Porter Health System’s Senior Circle Program will offer a Bone Density Screening by Porter’s Community Care Nurse Steve Beach, RN, BSN. The screening will be held from 10 to 11:30 am, on Monday, August 16, at Bonner Senior Center, 5800 Lexington Ave., Portage.
Beach will discuss ways of preventing and treating osteoporosis. A free heel bone density screening will also be included. Participants must be able to remove their socks for the screening.
Porter’s Senior Circle is part of a nationwide organization committed to enriching the lives of adults age 50 and better. Annual membership offers a generous selection of valuable discounts, activities and events, a chapter newsletter, national publication subscription, in-hospital privileges and much more.
The screening is free. To register for this screening, learn more about Porter’s Senior Circle program or to become a member, call 1.800.541.1861 or visit www.nwiseniorcircle.com.