The Age Institute – Centre for research and development in applied social gerontology


  • To produce and disseminate knowledge that can be used to promote good ageing and good old age.

The Age Institute

  • produces and assists in applying research-based knowledge of ageing, older persons’ daily lives and services for older persons
  • produces good practices for older persons, their relatives and professionals
  • supports the implementation of new knowledge, informs and influences through training and use of media.

Focal points of activity

  • Physical exercise, functional capacity and health
  • Encounter, inclusion and mental well-being

The Age Institute

Jämsänkatu 2
00520 Helsinki
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