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Our mission is to provide state-of-the-art information on frailty-related science and how it might impact health and wellness for older adults. Our goal is to improve the understanding of how frailty develops, how to best assess it, and how to best treat and prevent frailty-related decline.

More than half of all surgeries performed in the US are thought to be for patients over 65 years of… more
There are dozens of instruments that have the term 'frailty' in the title.  When selecting a… more
The sudden passing of Dr. Judy Kasper, a prominent expert in the study of disability in later life… more
The eighth episode of the Fighting Frailty Podcast is a special one: our host, Ramana Kolady,… more

Dr. Gottlieb often went outside of office hours to learn about what was important to his patients, as in this photo from a visit to a patient's workshop.