Upcoming Events

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Oct 21, 2018 in Toronto, ON

Sunday, October 21, 2018. Join our UHN Osteoporosis Program team’s efforts to raise funds for Atypical Femur Fracture (AFF) research by walking/running with us (see instructions below) or by sponsoring us.

Participate with us

Step 1: Please register by selecting the 5K walk/run and entering your details (do not enter a promo code at the end), click continue.

Step 2: Agree to waiver, and click no for Scotiabank employee, then click YES for Scotiabank Charity Challenge and choose Toronto General & Toronto Western Hospital Foundation

Our charity codes are:
Marathon or Half Marathon ($80): 18TGWHF42K
5k ($40): 18TGWHF5K
5k with Stroller ($50): 18TGWHF5ST

Step 3: On the same page, opt to make a donation (to actually donate is optional, feel free to skip for now) and click continue to payment

Step 4: Checkout and submit payment.

Step 5: Click here to join our UHN Osteoporosis Program team and start fundraising/donate.

​For questions or any issues, please email us at osteoporosis@uhn.ca


Bone Fit Workshops – for anyone who works with clients with osteoporosis.

October 13-14 in Sudbury
October 20-21 in St. Catherines


Osteoporosis Education Event at Richmond Hill Central Library on November 1, 2018 in Richmond Hill, ON

Richmond Hill Osteoporosis Education Event 2018

November marks Osteoporosis Awareness Month in Canada and a great opportunity to learn more about osteoporosis and bone health. Attend an osteoporosis community education event being held at the Richmond Hill Central Library on Thursday, November 1 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm to hear from a team of osteoporosis healthcare providers including: a doctor specializing in osteoporosis care, a pharmacist, a dietician, an occupational therapist and a kinesiologist from Southlake Regional Health Centre.

Topics included in this interactive education forum include:

  • About osteoporosis and how it is diagnosed
  • Strategies to maximize your quality of life, while living with osteoporosis
  • Food ideas that can lead to stronger bones
  • Osteoporosis medications facts and fiction
  • Effective ways to exercise to impact your bones

Free parking is available at the Richmond Hill Central Library to event attendees and doors to the event open at 6:30 pm. Space is limited. Please register for this free event by October 26, 2018 by emailing: jweldon@osteoporosis.ca or calling toll free 1-800-463-6842. ext. 2313 or 416-508-8209.

The event is being presented by Southlake Regional Health Centre, Osteoporosis Canada and Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy.


Osteoporosis Education Event in Waterloo on November 3, 2018 in Waterloo, ON


The Centre for Bone Health presents a free education event titled ‘ Osteoporosis: Updates & Controversies’ on Saturday, November 3 from 9 am to 12 pm. The event is scheduled to take place at St. George Banquet Hall in Waterloo, Ontario.

Event sessions include:

  • Osteoporosis: Updates & Debunking Common Myths – Dr. Sadhana Prasad
  • Nutrition: Bugs and Bones – Amy Waugh, RD, CDE
  • Medication: Rumours vs Truth – Rosemary Killeen BscPhm, PGCert, RPh
  • Exercise: What You Should Know & Hot Topics – Dr. Lora Giangregorio

Presentations will begin at 9 am and the event will end with a 30-minute panel discussion with event speakers. Light refreshments will be served and participants will have access to osteoporosis resources as well as resources from local community organizations at the event.

Limited seats available. Please register for the event by October 19, 2018 at: www.bit.ly/CentreForBoneHealth or call Crystal Hughes @ 519-743-5201 ext. 233

Event partners include: Waterloo Wellington Specialized Geriatric Services, University of Waterloo (Faculty of Applied Health Sciences), Osteoporosis Canada, The Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute of Aging (RIA) and YMCA.