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ICFSR 2020 – video replay

International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research
Event: ICFSR 2020, Toulouse, France
Length: Over 20 hrs of video recordings

The 10th International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR 2020) took place in Toulouse, France in March 2020. All presentations are now available with 20+ hours of video plus slides and additional resources. read more…

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Bimagrumab vs Optimised Standard of Care for Treatment of Sarcopenia in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Sarcopenia is an important health concern in elderly adults because it is associated with adverse outcomes such as falls, disability, and mortality. Recently, international treatment guidelines for sarcopenia recommend an improved nutritional status, habitual physical activity, and exercise as first-line therapy …

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Coronavirus crisis: insights from Switzerland

Data from various European countries confirm that while the whole population is at risk from infection with the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), older people – often frail and subject to multimorbidity – are at highest risk of intensive care hospitalisation for severe condition, and ultimately death.

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Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders - LIFE study

Looking for frailty in community-dwelling older persons: the Gérontopôle Frailty Screening Tool (GFST)

Identification of frail patients before their vulnerability is made evident by the onset of a major clinical event is one of the major challenges in implementing frailty into clinical practice. General practitioners play a key role in this context.

Due to an often busy practice, they need to be supported by screening tools, for example the provision of user-friendly and time-efficient ..

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Overview of frailty. How define Frailty?
Frailty in the elderly develops as a consequence of age-related decline in many physiological systems.

Between a quarter and half of people older than 85 years are estimated to be frail, and these people have a substantially increased risk of falls, disability, long-term care, and death …
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Selected conferences, symposia and virtually hosted meetings concerning frailty. Due to the COVID-19 challenge, some conferences are now virtual highly-accessible online events.
Frailty in older presons
ICFSR Sept 29 – Oct 1, 2021
The International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research
Boston, MA, USA 2021 details >


Frailty in older presons
SCWD Dec 11-13, 2020
13th International SCWD Conference on Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle Wasting
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