About This Health Centre

As we age, our health needs change. Explore this health centre for information and advice to help you make the right choices about food and nutrition, physical fitness, bone and joint health, and age-related disease and injury prevention. For additional health information, please talk to your Costco Pharmacist.

50+ Health

Osteoporosis

Keeping your bones healthy and strong is a lifelong project, but it's never too late to start. Find out what causes osteoporosis and how to help you keep your bones as strong as possible.

Osteoporosis, the silent thief

Among Canadians over 50 today, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 8 men have osteoporosis. The effects of thinning bones are becoming a major health issue. Learn more. more...

Battling bone loss

Osteoporosis can't be cured, but treatments exist to help reverse bone loss or prevent further bone thinning. Learn how osteoporosis is diagnosed and about your options. more...

Bone building blocks

In many cases, osteoporosis can be prevented - or slowed down. Read this article to learn how certain lifestyle changes can make a difference to your bone health. more...

Keep moving, keep living

If osteoporosis has begun to affect your life, you can still keep busy. Find out ways to stay active and safe. more...

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