Growing old and becoming weak and frail often seem to go together. But frailty doesn’t have to be a consequence of growing old, and even for those who have begun showing signs of weakness, the condition can be turned around with better nutrition, exercise and greater social interaction. For that reason, a team from Singapore General Hospital and Sengkang General Hospital has developed a simple but comprehensive community screening programme to identify people aged 55 and older at risk of frailty.
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