MORE ABOUT FRAILTY

MORE ABOUT FRAILTY

Testing for frailty Here is a test for frailty: Sit in an upright chair. Start your stopwatch, get up and walk 3 yards, turn round, return to your chair and sit down. A time of less than 10 seconds is normal, between 10 and 20 seconds is an indicator of encroaching...
FRAILTY and EXERCISE

FRAILTY and EXERCISE

We do not stop exercising because we grow old – we grow old because we stop exercising. Kenneth Cooper.   What is Frailty? Frailty in old age is a huge and growing problem and the role of exercise in the prevention and treatment of frailty is one of the...