Osteoporosis

A bone and joint condition where bones become extremely brittle.  Symptoms include, stooped posture, decrease in height and broken bones.

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  • Osteoporosis A bone and joint condition where bones become extremely brittle. Symptoms include, stooped posture, decrease in height and broken bones.
  • Occupational Therapy Therapy that trains individuals to manage everyday tasks in order to promote independence in the home.
  • Activities of Daily Living Assessment An assessment of an individual's physical and cognitive functions to determine if he or she can still complete activities of daily living. Assessments are performed by geriatric case managers, social workers or other similar types of professionals.

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