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Why Frailty Isn’t Inevitable and How to Prevent It

October 23, 2019

From the nextavenue website

You know them when you see it. Older adults who appear so fragile that a strong gust of wind might knock them over. They are often exceedingly thin, and their skin is parchment-like. They walk slowly and hesitantly and may lack the strength to even lift a mug of coffee. In other words, they’re frail.

Although frailty is commonly associated with old age, it’s not synonymous — nor inevitable. Frailty is a medical condition all on its own, with many medical, social and economic implications.

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