Trajectories, transitions, and trends in frailty among older adults: a review
Frailty is an age-related clinical state associated with deterioration across multiple physiological systems and a leading cause of morbidity and mortality later in life. This review summarises evidence from longitudinal studies on frailty trajectories, transitions and trends.
Frailty combined with loneliness or social isolation: an elevated risk for mortality in later life
Frailty, loneliness, and social isolation are all associated with adverse outcomes in older adults, but little is known about their combined impact on mortality. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: The Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam. PARTICIPANTS: Community-dwelling older adults aged 65 and older (n = 1,427)...
Socioeconomic position and malnutrition among older adults: Results from the FRADEA study
Low socioeconomic position (SEP) is related to many health-related conditions in older adults. However, there is a lack of knowledge on the association between SEP and malnutrition, a condition with serious consequences for older people in terms of quality of life and adverse health events...