Over-65s 'need to exercise more' to stop frailty

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Older people need to maximise the "golden bullet" of exercise to fight frailty while also ensuring they are getting enough protein in their diet, according to an international expert.

Professor Dr Hans Hobbelen, of the Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen, in the Netherlands, who will address a free public lecture on Monday, said 21.5pc of people aged 65 and over in Ireland are frail.

Period7 Sept 2019

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  • Frailty
  • physiotherapy
  • older people
  • exercise