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May is Vermont Osteoporosis Awareness Month

Representatives from some of the Rutland County RSVP Bone Builders classes were present in Montpelier as Governor Shumlin signed the proclamation declaring May as Vermont Osteoporosis Awareness Month highlighting the role of RSVP Bone Builders in preventing and reversing osteoporosis. One in three women and one in seven men in Vermont over the age of 55 will suffer an osteoporosis related fracture in their lifetime.

Representaive Peg Andrews of Rutland offered the proclamation since Bone Builders originated in Rutland and Addison Counties with one pilot class in each county. It has since grown to 110 classes statewide.

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