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Free Osteoporosis Workshop - Learn to Work Out with Weights to help Prevent the Disease

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 6235 River Crest Dr Riverside CA 92507  See map

Stop Osteoporosis With Easy Exercise Program


VNA California Partners with Geri-Fit® to Offer Free Presentations



Riverside, CA  – Start the New Year off right. Learn how to be proactive against the onset of osteoporosis with the help of two-pound weights during a free presentation on January 9, 2013 thanks to a partnership between Visiting Nurse Association California (VNA) and Geri-Fit®.


This free 45-minute presentation will be held at 2 p.m. January 9, 2013 at the VNA California Riverside branch located at 6235 River Crest Drive, Suite L in Riverside, California.


Space is limited. Call toll-free to reserve a spot at 855-VNA-CA11 (855-862-2211). Men and women of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to attend. Free blood pressure readings and balance screens will be available to all attendees.


Each presentation features a certified strength trainer who will demonstrate 15 primary strength-training exercises designed to strengthen the spine, hips and waist. There is no participation required. Here is a golden opportunity to observe, ask questions and gain valuable feedback.


Geri-Fit® created the first exercise program to include weights for older adults nearly 20 years ago. A team of healthcare professionals including a geriatrician, physical therapists and exercise physiologists created the program that can be done while seated in a chair with just a set of 2-pound dumbbells.


Research indicates seniors who exercise with weights face fewer health problems related to mobility, maintain muscle and bone strength and enjoy a more independent and active lifestyle. Participants should check with their personal physician to determine if the Geri-Fit® program is an appropriate addition to their personal care.


 About VNA California


VNA California has been providing skilled nursing, rehabilitative, and hospice care to patients in their homes or places of residence since 1931.  One of the oldest home health care providers in Southern California, VNA California supports 10,000+ patients with 300,000+ visits each year.  As the only community-based non-profit to offer a complete continuum of home care, VNA California provides Home Health, Rehabilitative, Palliative, and Hospice services throughout Riverside, San Bernardino and North San Diego Counties.  In addition, VNA’s Community Outreach efforts include Mourning Star Centers for child and teen grief and bereavement, the Nightingale Society, Charity Care Services, adult bereavement, professional continuing education and seminars and workshops on a variety of health-related topics. For more information or to volunteer call 1-855-VNA-CA11 (862-2255) or visit www.VNACalifornia.org.  


 


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