By the end of July the SCOPE cohort study is about to start. After dealing with complex logistic and organizational issues, now the partners are ready to start the enrolments of the patients.

Early identification and management of patients with a chronic kidney disease (CKD) is of paramount importance to implement interventions aimed at slowing the progression of kidney disease and delaying the onset of its complications. Despite this, a comprehensive methodology for CKD screening among older adults, taking into account the numerous functional dimensions that CKD is able to impair, does not currently exist.