Second Annual Women’s Health Day: Live Long/ Stay Strong


Many women want to have an active lifestyle.  Live Long/Stay Strong is designed for women interested in wellness and bone health.  This presentation will highlight osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and living with joint replacement.

The day will include the following topics:

  • Maintaining bone health
  • Vitamin D and Calcium
  • Self–care and Self-advocacy
  • Exercise: strengthening, aerobic, range of motion, balance
  • Nutrition and Healthy Foods
  • Low bone mass and osteoporosis
  • Understanding DEXA Scans and T–scores
  • Osteoarthritis: basics, diagnosis, and treatment
  • Joint Replacements

This program is designed for:

  • Women who care about living long and staying strong
  • Women interested in wellness and prevention of osteoporosis/osteoarthritis
  • Discussion about joint replacements

Date, Time, and Cost:

This program begins at 10 AM on Saturday, October 7, 2017 and ends at 3 PM.  The cost is $40 (includes lunch).  It is free to Sisters of St. Francis.


Nurse Practitioner, Maria R. Ash, MSN, GNP-BC, ACHPN, MJ,  will help you understand low bone mass and osteoporosis.



You will learn about foods that promote strong bones/joints from, our dietician,  Kelly Cuetara, MS, RD, LDN


Dr. Curt Miller, our orthopedist, will talk about osteoarthritis and having a joint replacement.



Physical therapist, Dr. Kristen Wilson, PT, DRT, GCS trained, will wrap up the day with exercises and advice to keep you strong and pain-free.




SCROLL TO THE VERY BOTTOM OF THIS EVENT TO REGISTER ONLINE: (If you need some extra supportive information for registering online, click HERE

(If you pay the deposit online via PayPal there is no option for coming back to pay the remaining amount online. The remaining amount must be paid by a check (mail in or pay on your arrival) or by cash when you arrive for the program. There is no way of processing a credit card at the center. If you really want to pay everything by credit card then pay in full at the time of online registration. If the program is canceled you will receive the full payment back via PayPal. If you are unable to attend the program, the remainder after the deposit will be paid back via PayPal.)

Date(s) - 10/07/2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Franciscan Spiritual Center

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Online registration has closed for this event but you can call 610-558-6152 to see if there are available spaces or to place yourself on a waiting list.

Or Download a PDF Reservation Form to send via mail.

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