My Sanford Chart allows you secure online access to your personal health information and your child's health information. It's available anywhere you have internet access. There is no cost to you and registering is quick and simple.
Frailty is a medical condition that happens when older adults feel very weak and tired. They have no energy, and they begin to lose weight without trying. They have trouble doing everyday tasks such as shopping, getting dressed, and using the toilet.
People who are frail are more likely to get infections. It's also harder for them to recover when they get sick or injured.
Last Revised: October 19, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Carla J. Herman, MD, MPH - Geriatric Medicine
To learn more visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2013 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.