• New Book Released: Frailty: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Assessment, Management, and Prevention

    On behalf of all the contributors, we are excited to announce a new publication in frailty science: Frailty: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Assessment, Management, and Prevention. Led by editors Drs. […] Continue Reading

  • ICFSR 2024: A Brief Review from a Growing International Conference 

    Convening in Albuquerque March 20-22, the 14th Annual International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR) was the largest yet, with 441 participants (40% in person) from 29 countries, with […] Continue Reading

  • #FrailtyFighters 3.0—Frailty Highlights Coming Up at ICFSR 2024: March 20-22

    You may have noticed the buzz on social media that we have teamed up with the 14th International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research to call your attention to frailty highlights you don’t want to miss at their annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from March 20-22. Continue Reading

  • Double Jeopardy for Older Adults of Color: An Urgent Call to Address Frailty Disparities in the United States

    Racial inequality that has been embedded in US structures and institutions has been exposed by twin catastrophes of 2020. In the height of the early novel coronavirus pandemic, Black, Latinx, and Native Americans were roughly 5 times as likely to be hospitalized for COVID-19 than their white peers, and Black Americans were twice as likely to die as whites (CDC COVID-19 Hospitalization by Race/Ethnicity, accessed… Continue Reading

  • Welcome to the conversation on Frailty Science.

    Welcome to the Frailty Science blog!    Whether you are a researcher, clinician, student, policy maker, advocate, older adult, or caregiver—we hope you will find something interesting or useful on the site. We aim to provide a gateway to information for those seeking to learn more about frailty, vulnerability and resiliency in older adults. We hope you will enjoy checking in for the latest frailty-related… Continue Reading