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Frailty Syndrome Workshop

Presenter: Anne M. Reilley, PT, DPT, MS, GCS, Cayuga Medical Center

Frailty is a common clinical syndrome in older adults that carries an increased risk for poor health outcomes including falls, incident disability, hospitalization, and mortality.  Often, frailty etiology is complex multifactorial and requires a multifactorial treatment approach. This workshop will include information on signs and symptoms of frailty syndrome, common treatment approaches.  The role of physical therapy and a wellness treatment approach will be emphasized with a short section for practice and demonstration of a few helpful exercises to combat against frailty syndrome.  

Thursday, December 7 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Tompkins County Office for the Aging 214 W. MLK, Jr./State Street, Ithaca

Event Type

Conference/Workshop

Schools

School of Humanities and Sciences

Departments/Offices

Aging Studies

Website

https://www.ithaca.edu/agingworkshops...

Cost

Free and open to the public.

Contact Email:

treinemann@ithaca.edu

Contact Phone:

607-274-1607

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