Jackson to present Osteoporosis 101 May 6th

TOMS RIVER –  The Jackson library branch, 2 Jackson Drive, will present “Osteoporosis 101,” a workshop about the bone disease, 2 p.m. Wednesday May 6.

For people who are interested an optional, complimentary bone density screening will be held after the workshop.

Barbara Greenberg-Schwartz, a pharmacist from the Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center’s Southern Campus will discuss the signs, symptoms and risk factors of osteoporosis as well as medications used to treat the disease.

Since both men and women can potentially be affected by osteoporosis, both are encouraged to attend the workshop.

Light refreshments will be provided by the presenters.

The program is part of the library’s “Chapters of Health” series and is open to the adult public, free of charge. Please register online at www.theoceancountylibrary.org or telephone 732-928-4400.

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