9/2/2021 (Thu) 10:10 ~ 11:10N1-1NFI Seminar venue

Prevention of Frailty in the Older People in Japan

In the super-aged society, preventive measures for frailty including sarcopenia and cognitive decline which have high prevalent among the community dwelling elderly, are important issues to be solved. In particular, besides the maintenance of physical activity, it is necessary to recommend the older persons to have proper amount of proteins and to pay attention for the lack of vitamin D from the viewpoint of food and nutrition as a preventive measure against frailty. In addition, there have been many scientific evidences so far accumulated for frail prevention by RCTs with intervention of exercise and nutrition.

Takao Suzuki