Implementing the concept of intrinsic capacity in clinical settings

The WHO integrated care for older people (ICOPE) Guidelines on community-level interventions to manage declines in intrinsic capacity providing guidance on evidence-based interventions to manage declines in intrinsic capacity in older age is now available. They cover...

Implementing frailty into clinical practice: we cannot wait

Implementing frailty into clinical practice: we cannot wait Vellas B, Cestac P, Moley JE J Nutr Health Aging 2012;16:599-600. Publication date: August 1, 2012 Summary Since the 1980s, geriatric medicine has expanded to the point that there are acute care units, mobile...

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...

Mission

Mission Frailty.net is an international educational resource that aims to help geriatricians, primary care physicians and other health care professionals involved in the care of older persons implement frailty into clinical practice. This educational website is...