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In the light of your political experience in the field of frailty in older people, how would you define frailty considering its multidimensional nature (for example, health, social, economic, ethical, legal)?

Interviewee
In my opinion, frailty is a syndrome suffered by older people, due to their lack of activity, advanced age and different nutrition.

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Interviewer
In the light of your political experience in the field of frailty in older people, how would you define frailty considering its multidimensional nature (for example, health, social, economic, ethical, legal )?

Interviewee
If it could be summed up in one word, it would be vulnerability.

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On 10th June 2019 The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) in Helsinki, Finland held their National Stakeholder meeting to provide an update on the EU projects and actions situation, present national health promotion actions and good practices of frailty prevention, to present the first draft of the Finnish Road Map and work together to improve it, and finally to discuss how to implement the Advantage’s results and recommendations.

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