Doc Talk: Don't let yourself get frail with age

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As a 67-year old who lives on her own and has always been independent, Madam Z experienced great frustration when she started tripping and falling repeatedly.

She had overcome a minor stroke many years ago and survived a hip fracture after a recent traffic accident. But now, she was losing her balance just walking to the market.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 12, 2019, with the headline 'Don't let yourself get frail with age'. Print Edition | Subscribe