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Frailty: What You Need To Know

Event Date: April 29th, 2021

You are welcomed to join us online for our next iGeriCare Live event. On Thursday, April 29th, Drs. Anthony Levinson and Richard Sztramko will meet to discuss frailty.

For some, frailty can feel like a label that is embarrassing or shameful. Many people think that frailty only happens near the end of life and that there is nothing you can do about it. Getting older doesn’t necessarily mean someone is frail, but it does increase the odds of developing multiple medical conditions and frailty.

Dr. Richard Sztramko

Dr. Richard Sztramko

Geriatrician, Assistant Professor, McMaster University

Through his work with patients with dementia and their families, Dr. Sztramko came to understand that there is a desire and need for online education about dementia that has been developed by experts in geriatrics. This inspired him to pursue the creation of iGeriCare.

Dr. Anthony Levinson

Dr. Anthony Levinson

Neuropsychiatrist, Director, Division of e-Learning Innovation, McMaster University

At the Division of e-Learning Innovation, Dr. Levinson exercises his passion for researching and developing online solutions to deliver high-quality health educational experiences to both the public and health care professionals. IGeriCare provides a unique opportunity to leverage his expertise in mental health and learning technologies to create a modern and engaging approach to dementia education.

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