The study of frailty has grown exponentially over the past 20 years, and our understanding of the causes of and treatments for frailty continue to evolve. Below you will find resources for learning more about frailty and how to detect frailty.  Links to important societies and foundations that support the study of frailty, and many areas of aging-related research, are also provided.

Biology of Healthy Aging meeting at Johns Hopkins University.

Research leadership meeting in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Johns Hopkins University

News and Events:

Resources For Assessing Frailty:

Hopkins Frailty Assessment Calculator:

Frailty & Multisystem Dysregulation Working Group:

  • This working group meets twice monthly to engage in scientific discussion, project planning, manuscript development, and funding strategies related to frailty science. Researchers and clinicians from multiple disciplines at Johns Hopkins and beyond convene to envision, develop, and advance research. Please contact us for more information.

Featured Seminars:

  • Global Frailty Network / Frailty Seminar Series
    • These ongoing monthly seminars share frailty-related evidence-based practices and research and encourage exchange among health care professionals, researchers, policy experts, and trainees within and outside geriatric medicine.

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