It can’t help build new bone at that age, but exercise can help slow bone loss and can also build or maintain muscles. If you have osteoporosis, try to exercise for 30 minutes most days. Look for opportunities to move throughout your day, whether it’s gardening, a short walk, or dancing to your favorite song.
If you have a teenage child, encourage her to exercise. Pre-teen and teen years are the best time to build up your bones.