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frail

a quantity of raisins or figs equal to between 50 and 75 pounds
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The flats will be designed with the needs of frailer, older people in mind, with varying levels of care and support available on site.
Even as she feels herself grow frailer and less flexible, she knows how to stay fit.
Hed recovered well from coronary bypass surgery more than 25 years ago, but Rosenberg, 92, had become frailer after suffering a fall around Thanksgiving, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
The cost of care at home is usually significantly cheaper, but that is not always appropriate as loved ones become frailer.
Twelve-year-old Caleb is shorter, frailer, and more protected than most kids his age.
Often, the older they get the frailer, or less able to rationalise they also become.
Prof Middleton added people should not think that becoming weaker and frailer was an inevitable part of getting older.
When she became frailer, John Taylor's Hospice at Home Team came to support her.
A spokeswomen for Arrowe Park, St Helens and Whiston hospitals also highlighted growing pressures on services, particularly older, sicker and frailer patients who need more intense care and longer stays in hospital.
Spall's Paisley is more the "blood and thunder" reverend of the 1970s and 80s than the frailer, more moderate politician of 2006 and veers very close to Spittin' Image on more than one occasion.
Although elderly people entering residential aged care facilities now are older, frailer and have more complex care needs, the NSW government is introducing changes to the aged care sector that are reducing staffing levels and the skills mix in residential facilities.
Although I must say that for some women, every time a child is born, a mother is born anew, a mother who, depending on the circumstances, will be not just older but also frailer, wearier, less healthy.