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...

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)...

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...