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2nd International Working Meeting on Frailty and Aging
March 16-18, 2006, Montreal, Quebec
Organized by: Canadian Initiative on Frailty and Aging

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Meeting Program
 
PRESENTATIONS (in Acrobat format)
 
Thursday, March 16
  Welcome and Program - H. Bergman
 
Frailty: Setting the Stage
  Challenges in Defining and Operationalizing Frailty - L. Fried
  Canadian Initiative on Frailty and Aging : Key Findings and Implications - C. Wolfson
  (some) Issues, Questions and Challenges - H. Bergman
 
Frailty: A Relevant and Operational Clinical and Research Concept
  Setting the Stage: Research Agenda for Frailty: Deliberations of the AGS/NIA Conference - L. Fried
  Frailty: A Relevant and Operational Clinical and Research Concept - S. Studenski
  The Frailty Index: A Relevant and Operational Clinical and Research Concept? - K. Rockwood
  The Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam: Frailty Concept & Findings - D. Deeg
  Frailty: A Relevant and Operational Clinical and Research Concept - D. Hogan
  Classifying Frailty in a Representative Older Population: Are We Identifying the Right People? - J. Guralnik
 
Experience and Perspectives from an Older Researcher
  A Chest Physician’s Point of View - M. R. Becklake
 
Friday, March 17
Frailty: The Way Forward
  A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology - D. Kuh
  Aging and Parallel Organ System Pathophysiology / Frailty and the Perturbation of the Homeostatic Network - L. Ferrucci
  Biological Determinants of Frailty in Older Adults - J. D. Walston
  The Social Bases of Frailty: the Way Forward, Proposed Research Directions and Methodological Approaches - M. J. Penning
  Frailty, Cognition & Mood: Findings from the Rush Memory and Aging Project - D. A. Bennett
  Understanding Frailty Transitions - T. M. Gill
  Prevention and Management of Frailty - C. Patterson
 
Saturday, March 18
Longitudinal Studies on Frailty and Aging
  Introduction and Goals - C. Wolfson
 
Challenges of Studying Frailty
  The Frailty Data (FrData) Project - C. Wolfson
  Primary Data Collection - L. Ferrucci
 
Recruitment
  The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA): Approach to Sampling and Recruitment - P. Raina
  The Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam: Recruitment Challenges - D. Deeg
 
Retention
  Methodological Issues of Retention in the Design and Conduct of Longitudinal Studies - S. Kirkland
  Retention in the Lausanne Cohort Lc65+ Study - B. Santos-Eggimann
  What Analysis Can't Fix: Why Retention is so Critically Important - K. Bandeen-Roche
 
Measurement
  Challenges for Optimal Biobanking: The NuAge Experience - H. Payette
  Prognosis in Longitudinal Studies of Aging - K. Covinsky
  Assessments IN and OF the Home: The Yale Experience - T. M. Gill
 

 

 

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