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NEW CLASS OTAGO Fall Prevention Exercise Program


Wed 03 / 04 / 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Shepherd Park-Juanita Thornton Branch Library, 7420 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20012



Limited capacity: 4 spots available

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OTAGO is a program of strength and balance exercises that is proven to reduce the risk of falls among seniors.  The class will meet on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2pm to 3pm for 12 weeks with participants doing the exercises one additional day each week at home and walking for 30 minutes twice a week. OTAGO is suitable for those who can walk without or with an assistive device and want to improve their balance and ability to resist falls.

All can register for this free OTAGO class on this screen or by emailing or by calling 202-656-7322.  Registrants will receive more information about the class prior to the first meeting via email or U.S. mail. The class is limited to 15 participants so sign up today.

Participants will be asked to purchase ankle weights.

The class meets in Meeting Room 2 upstairs at the Shepherd Park Library at 7420 Georgia Ave NW.  There is a small parking lot in front of the library and street parking along Georgia Ave. and Geranium St.  There is an elevator to the 2nd floor.



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