While it’s widely assumed that osteoporosis is a natural part of aging, that’s actually not true. What is true is that May is National Osteoporosis Month. It’s therefore a good time to learn the facts and actions you can take to sustain bone health and avoid bone breaks. It’s been estimated that 54 million US adults are at risk for osteoporosis and that ½ of our adult population is at risk for breaking a bone. Seniors who break bones, especially hips, are at increased risk for isolation, institutional living and even additional illness or earlier death. The importance of strong bones cannot be overemphasized. To learn some basics about good bone health, Read This.