Avoiding Frailty as You Age

Nutritional, physical, and cognitive modifications can help reverse or prevent the condition.

Most older adults who live to an advanced age suffer from frailty, a condition that has been termed an “intermediate state” between function and non-function, good health and poor. Frailty is characterized by a decrease in the body’s resiliency and ability to compensate for stresses such as illness, falls, and age-related changes in physiological systems. […]

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