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Frailty and older men: Study identifies factors that speed/slow progression

(American Geriatrics Society) Frailty tends to become more of a challenge as we age, but in some studies a small number of frail older adults became stronger and less frail as they aged. A team of researchers decided to find out what factors might predict whether frailty in older men worsens or improves over time. Their findings were published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
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As we age, we may be less able to perform daily activities because we may feel frail, or weaker than we have in the past. Frailer older adults may walk more slowly and have less energy.

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