FOF is a common condition that contributes to falls and loss of independence. It affects over 50% of the institutionalized elderly. Among the main contributing factors that cause FOF are comorbidities such as hypertension, cognitive impairment and osteoarthritis; also, the use of multiple medications and the history of previous falls. The measurement of weight in the functionally impaired is a challenge that requires instrumental adaptations. Such improvements, like the use of an electronic floor weighing scale, are costly going over $1400 USD.