Webinar: Frailty and Mortality — How Are They Linked?

On September 14, 2016, Kenneth Brummel-Smith, MD, presented an hour-long webinar, “Frailty and Mortality — How Are They Linked?” During this presentation, Dr- Brummel-Smith discussed: common definitions of frailty, how frailty and disability differ, the risks of frailty, and evidence that frailty shortens life expectancy. Dr. Brummel-Smith is the Charlotte Edwards Maguire Professor of Geriatrics at Florida State University, College of Medicine and part of the Florida POLST Paradigm coalition.