Key Takeaways

Osteoporosis is often confused with osteoarthritis since often people have both. While osteoarthritis is a complex disease that causes joint pain and reduces joint mobility and function, osteoporosis is the loss of bone mass which causes risk of fractures.  

Each condition is very different and has its own characteristics, risk factors, signs, symptoms, and treatments.

Watch this webinar workshop that covers the similarities and differences between these two chronic conditions and learn how the aging services network is exploring solutions to minimize disease risk and impact through evidence-based programs for physical activity, falls prevention, and self-management education.