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Event name

Wellness Wednesdays: Falls Prevention

When

Wed 04 / 14 / 2021
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Where

Foggy Bottom West End Village

Who can attend

External website conditions

Limited capacity: Registration Closed

Price

FREE

What: Thanks to zoom, you can join this monthly series, led by an experienced physical therapist in the comfort of your home, and practice specific strength building exercises that can help prevent falls. Regardless of your fitness level, if you have had a fall, or are afraid of falling, this series is for you. Have a chair nearby in a cleared space. Come to one or more of the sessions and see the results for yourself.

Who: Dr. Sophia Janson, PT, GCS
Dr. Sophia Janson has almost 30 years of experience as a physical therapist. She is board certified in Geriatric Physical Therapy and understands how the aging process impacts balance and falls risk. The majority of her clinical experience is in home health care which includes home safety assessments and falls prevention instruction. She is an adjunct professor in the department of physical therapy at Marymount University.

This program is a part of the DC Villages Wellness Wednesday series. To learn more about the 13 DC Villages in our city, please visit www.dcvillages.org.