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Nurse Practitioner Council of Collier County

The Biology of Frality: Late Life Vunerability and Novel Intervention Strategies

Posted about 4 years ago by Bonnie Sealey

Moorings Park
The Center for Helathy Living
Thursday, Sept 18, 2014

"The Biology of Frailty: Late Life Vulnerability and Novel Intervention Strategies"

A 1 hour CME credit

Presented by;
Jeremy Walston, MD, is the Raymond and Anna Lublin Professor of Geriatric Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, the Principal Investigator of the Johns Hopkins Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC), which focuses on the etiologies of frailty and on interventions that may impact frailty and late life vulnerability.

Objectives:
  • To provide an overview of the definitions of frailty
  • To describe the biology that underlies frailty and late life vulnerability to adverse outcomes in older adults
  • To discuss interventions and preventive strategies that may impact late life decline

This lecture is open to all physicians Moorings Park® is a nationally accredited, nonprofit, Medicare certified community and the only A+ Fitch rated continuing care retirement community in the country. For more than 35 years, Moorings Park has established the reputation as the premier retirement community in southwest Florida. Nestled on 83 ‐acres, Moorings Park is located in the City of Naples. Moorings Park offers casual and fine dining, tennis, fitness, lifelong learning, creative arts and exciting social programs. Life Care at Moorings Park includes Independent Living, with unlimited access to Assisted Living at Orchid Terrace and Skilled Nursing at The Chateau.

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of NCH Healthcare System and The Collier County Medical Society. The NCH Healthcare System is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The NCH Healthcare System designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All faculty, the NCH Healthcare System, and the Collier County Medical Society will disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of the presentation. Faculty will also identify any off ‐label or investigational uses discussed as such. Neither the presenter nor any of the planners have any conflicts or disclosures to make at this time.

  • Please RSVP by Friday, September 12, 2014 via phone (239) 430‐6372
  • Seating accepted on a first-come, first‐served basis.
  • Limited seating is available.

The Center for Healthy Living at:
Moorings Park, 132 Moorings Park Drive
Naples, FL 34105

The Center for Healthy Living Sheffield Theatre
132 Moorings Park Drive
Naples, FL 34105

  • 5:30 p.m. – Reception
  • 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ‐ Lecture