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 On July 5-6, 2018, at the Loggia dei Mercanti in Ancona, the workshop "The commitment of European healthcare systems to prevent and manage the frailty challenge" was held - organized by ProMIS with the subgroup of Regions composed of Campania, Marche (the leader of the initiative), Piedmont, Tuscany, and Veneto. The event had the aim of facing the challenge of the ageing of the population, with particular attention to frailty and its related clinical, psychological, social and economic dimensions, in an effort to design to design coordinated implementation frameworks across different regional settings.

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ADVANTAGE JA partner Eleftheria Antoniadou presented the Joint Action first results in the session "Frailty and geriatric rehabilitation" of the 12th World Congress of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation in Medicine (ISPRM) in Paris, France, which took place between 8th and 12th of July. 

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FRAILSURVEY is a mobile phone app for self-assessment of frailty status among community-dwelling older people. This mobile app is free of charge, being available for IOS and Android operating systems. The screening of frailty status was based on the Groningen Frailty Index. The app assesses diverse sides of the life of the elderly, namely their mobility, physical shape, vision, hearing, nutrition, as well as cognitive and psychosocial aspects.

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