Urinary Incontinence

Leader: Carlos Verdejo-Bravo


  • To prepare a scientific consensus document for the detection, diagnosis and management of urinary incontinence in older people (silver paper).

Projects & Events

  • EuGMS Survey On The Assessment And Management Of Urinary Incontinence (UI) In The Older Patient
  • Preparation of an international registry on sarcopenia in clinical practice.
  • Partnership with IOF/ESCEO and ESPEN to plan an international cohort study, with the aim to gather as many international cohorts as possible to advance in the discussion on cut-off points and outcome measures.
  • Cooperation with the Geriatric Nutrition group of ESPEN.
  • Joint symposia with IOF/ESCEO at the WCO (Málaga) and the EUGMS (Lisbon) congresses, with further cooperation in future years.

Next meeting of the group

EUGMS 2018 Congress in Berlin


coming soon...

Group Members

  • Nathalie Van deWalle (Geriatrician from Brussels - Belgium)
  • Jessie De Cock (Occupational Therapist from Brussels - Belgium)
  • Janez Rifel (Family Physician from Ljubljana - Slovenia)
  • Antoine Vella (Geriatrician from Msida- Malta)
  • Maria Nuotio (Geriatrician from Seinäjoky - Finland)
  • Leah Aharony (Geriatrician from Haifa - Israel)
  • Claudio Pedone (Geriatrician from Rome - Italy)
  • Carlos Verdejo (Geriatrician from Madrid - Spain)
  • Anja Velghe (Geriatrician from Gent - Belgium)