Difference between frailty and dismobility – Dr E Marzetti

Dr. Emanuele Marzetti December 9, 2015 Length: 2 min Exclusive on Frailty.net. Dr. Marzetti explains differences between frailty and dismobility, and adds further details on the SPRINTT trial. The interview was filmed during the 8th International Conference on...

11th Congress of the EUGMS

Oslo, Norway September 16-18, 2015 Details of the 11th Congress of the EUGMS are on the EUGMS (European Union Geriatric Medicine Society) website: www.eugms.org > The submitted abstracts in flipbook format are available, as well as a PDF of abstracts on the...

IANA 2015: International Academy Nutrition and Aging

Barcelona, Spain June 18-19, 2015 For information on the IANA congresses see UNM School of Medicine website. Organized by the International Academy on Nutrition and Aging – IANA. www.iana-congress.com...

IAGG-ER 8th Congress Dublin 2015

Dublin, Ireland April 23-26, 2015 More on the IAGG Congress – Dublin, April 2015. Arranged by the International Association on Gerontology and Geriatrics –...

1er Congrès Francophone Fragilité des personnes âgées

Toulouse, France May 17-18, 2013 View the first congress program entitled 1er Congrès Francophone Fragilité des personnes âgées. The congress was arranged under the scientific oversight of the Toulouse Gérontopôle Research Center based in Toulouse,...

Depression and frailty in later life: a systematic review

Vaughan L, Corbin AL, Goveas JS Clin Interv Aging 2015;10:1947-58 Publication date: December 15, 2015 Summary Frailty and depression are important issues affecting older adults. Depressive syndrome may be difficult to clinically disambiguate from frailty in advanced...

Editorial: Frailty screening comes of age

John E. Morley, MB, BCh Division of Geriatric Medicine and Endocrinology Saint Louis University School of Medicine St. Louis, Missouri, USA In 2013 a consensus meeting of 6 societies (IAGG, EUGMS, AMDA, IANA, AFAR and SCWD) called for screening by health professionals...

Does Cognitive Frailty Exist?

Gabor Abellan van Kan – The Frailty Clinic in Toulouse (Toulouse Gerontopole), Inserm Université de Toulouse, France Event: ICFSR 2014: International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research – Barcelona, Spain March 12, 2014 PDF, 1.2 MB, 22 slides...

Frailty in the UK

Avan Aihie Sayer – Academic Geriatric Medicine, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK September 10, 2013 PDF, 1 MB, 18 slides Open...

European and IAGG Programs

L. Rodríguez Mañas – Hospital Universitario de Getafe, Madrid, Spain September 10, 2013 PDF, 4.7 MB, 64 slides Open PDF

The Frailty Clinic in Toulouse

Gabor Abellan van Kan – The Frailty Clinic in Toulouse (Toulouse Gerontopole), Inserm Université de Toulouse, France December 3, 2013 PDF, 1.4 MB, 23 slides Author(s): Gabor Abellan van Kan, Matteo Cesari, Bruno Vellas View...

Diabetes as a model of pre-disability – Prof A Sinclair

Prof. Alan Sinclair Event: ICFSR2015, Boston, USA April 23, 2015 Length: 22 min Listen to Prof. Alan Sinclair as he discusses the subject “Diabetes as a model of pre-disability: preventing further functional decline and optimising neuromuscular and vascular function”....

Frailty and cognition: one syndrome? – Dr K Bandeen Roche

Dr. Karen Bandeen Roche Event: ICFSR2015, Boston, USA April 23, 2015 Length: 16 min During the International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research in Boston, Dr. Karen Bandeen Roche presented a lecture entitled “Frailty and cognition: One...

How to implement frailty into clinical practice – Prof Y Rolland

Prof. Yves Rolland Event: ICFSR2015, Boston, USA April 23, 2015 Length: 19 min ICFSR 2015 – Prof. Yves Rolland, “How to implement frailty into clinical practice”. Lecture presented by Prof. Yves Rolland during the International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia...

The Physical Frailty & Sarcopenia Condition – Dr M Cesari

Dr. Matteo Cesari Event: ICFSR2015, Boston, USA April 24, 2015 Length: 15½ min During the International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research in Boston, Dr. Matteo Cesari presented a lecture entitled ” The Physical Frailty & Sarcopenia...

Biomarkers for Sarcopenia and Physical Frailty – Dr E Marzetti

Dr. Emanuele Marzetti Event: ICFSR2015, Boston, USA April 24, 2015 Length: 16 min During the International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research in Boston, Dr. Emanuele Marzetti presented a lecture entitled “Biomarkers for Sarcopenia and Physical...

Sarco-Osteoporosis Diagnosis – Dr B Buehring

Dr. Bjoern Buehring Event: ICFSR2015, Boston, USA April 24, 2015 Length: 18 min During the International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research in Boston, Dr. Bjoern Buehring presented a lecture entitled “Sarco-Osteoporosis Diagnosis”....

Operational assessment of frailty – Prof J Morley

Prof. John Morley Event: ICFSR 2014, Barcelona, Spain April 14, 2014 Length: 21:21 min During the International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research in Barcelona, listen to Prof. John Morley as he discusses the definitions of frailty and sarcopenia, and...

Frailty consensus: a call to action

Morley JE, Vellas B, Abellan van Kan G, et al. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2013;14:392-7 In previous consensus conferences on frailty, significant strides were made and it was agreed that frailty is a clinical disorder rather than a disability, that it is associated with...

Cachexia: a new definition

Evans WJ, Morley JE, Argiles J, et al. Clin Nutr 2008;27:793-9 The lack of a universally agreed upon operational definition of cachexia has limited identification and treatment of cachectic patient as well as the development and approval of potential therapeutic...

Beware of frailty!

One of the challenges faced by our societies is to preserve physical function and independent living with advancing age. Frailty is a clinical syndrome frequently anticipating the onset of disability. Common clinical manifestations of frailty are unintentional weight...

Frailty Research – Ongoing Clinical Trials

Frailty is rapidly developing as a research field. The clinical studies listed below will evaluate clinical interventions aimed at preventing or delaying the onset of disability in older persons by targeting the frailty syndrome: Healthy Life for Frail Malnourished...

WHO-IAGG Knowledge Network on Frailty and Sarcopenia

The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) – Global Aging Research Network (GARN) was commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Department of Aging and Life Course to setup a group of 15 international experts to finalize...