The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Lifestyle Interventions and Independence For Elders (LIFE) Study

09/10-11/15
Type: U01AG022376
Principal Investigator: M.Pahor, University of Florida: Gainesville (Investigator: J. Verghese)
Agency: National Institute on Aging
 

Aims: Phase 3 16 site RCT to provide definitive evidence that physical activity prevents or delays the onset of disability, including mobility disability, in older persons. My role is on the cognitive committee that examines effects of the intervention on cognition.

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Verghese Gait Video Geriatrician Joe Verghese explains how subtle changes in gait can identify which patients are at risk for frailty – with the goal of preventing falls and mental decline. Dr. Verghese is chief of geriatrics at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center and a professor of neurology and of medicine at Einstein. This edition of Einstein On, a research and medicine podcast, is hosted by Paul Moniz, managing director of communications and marketing at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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