World Health Organization – Integrated care for older people

Summary With more people living longer there will be larger numbers of people experiencing declines in physical and mental capacity who may also need care for day-to-day activities. These needs are not well met within existing models of health care. There is a...

SPRINTT clinical trial deployment – Dr E Marzetti

Dr. Emanuele Marzetti Event: ICFSR2016, Philadelphia, USA Length: 12 min Introducing the 6th video presentation from the International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research in Philadelphia, 2016. Emanuele Marzetti presents: “SPRINTT clinical trial...

The Rapid Geriatric Assessment – Prof John Morley

Pr. John Morley Event: ICFSR2016, Philadelphia, USA Length: 16 min Introducing the 8th video presentation from the International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research In Philadelphia, 2016. John Morley presenting : “The Rapid Geriatric Assessment”....

MAPT Trial: Mobility and cognitive endpoint – Prof B Vellas

Prof. Bruno Vellas Event: ICFSR 2016, Philadelphia, USA April 28, 2016 Length: 12 min Introducing the first video presentation from the International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research In Philadelphia 2016. Bruno Vellas presents “MAPT Trial: Mobility...

Keeping Your Brain Healthy

CTAD (Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease) has made this short prevention movie to inform the general population about preventive measures and promote participation in clinical studies....

How to define and manage frailty – Prof John Morley

Prof. John Morley December 10, 2015 Length: 4 min Prof. Morley explains how to define and manage frailty efficiently. The interview was filmed during the 8th International Conference on Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle Wasting held in Paris. The 8th SCWD Conference...

Vivifrail: a European funded program to prevent frailty and falls

Objectives: To detect good practices and new experiences of work with older people, that have proven to be successful in participant countries To develop tele-based training programmes (TV-Channel, apps, Internet-based) To promote transnational fora with Experts and...

Signatures of early frailty in the gut microbiota

Jackson M, Jeffery IB, Beaumont M, et al. Genome Med 2016;8:8. Publication date: January 29, 2016 Summary Frailty is arguably the biggest problem associated with population ageing. Jackson et al. aimed to characterize frailty associations with the gut microbiota in a...

The cost of frailty in France

Sirven N, Rapp T Eur J Health Econ 2016; Feb 25 Publication date: February 25, 2016 Summary The objective of the present work was to explore the incremental costs of frailty associated with ambulatory health care expenditures (HCE) among the French population of...

AIM Coalition Announcement

AIM Coalition – Sarcopenia and ICD-10 Announcement – April 28, 2016 AIM press release Announcement and details, on the AIM (Aging In Motion)...