Patterns and Predictors of Frailty Transitions in Older Men: The Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study.

OBJECTIVES To describe the natural history of frailty transitions in a large cohort of community-dwelling older men and identify predictors associated with progression to or improvement from states of greater frailty. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Six U.S. sites. PARTICIPANTS Community-dwelling men aged 65 and older (N = 5,086… CONTINUE READING