Frailty is a syndrome experienced by older adults or those with significant medical or psychosocial extenuating factors. Dr. Chris Wilson from HOP-UP-PT discusses how to assess a person for frailty according to Fried as described by the Cardiovascular Health Study. Frailty has been found to be a predictor of future morbidity and mortality and is of value to healthcare providers such as physical therapists in establishing intervention plans for physical therapy.