Finland: The Age Institute

in Research Centres
Ikäinstituuti, Helsinki, Suomi

The Age Institute studies the everyday lives of older adults, develops services for older people, produces new innovations for older adults and their families, disseminates information about the results of new studies, offers training to professionals, and participates in current discussion on age related issues, values and attitudes. Research topics: Physical exercise, functional capacity, and health Encounter, inclusion, and mental well-being. Current and recent Research and Development Projects: 1. The coordination of the national policy programme for older people's physical activity (2013-2015) 2. From A Significant Other to A Caregiver - Support for Well-Being and Functional Capacity (2012-2014) 3. Meaning in Old Age - Knowledge and Tools for Supporting the Psychological Well-Being of Older People (2011-2014) 4. Strength in Old Age (2010-2014). See also Strength in old age pages. 5. The Agency of Everyday Life of A Person with Dementia Living Alone (2011-2013)

The Age Institute Asemapäällikönkatu 7 00520 Helsinki FINLAND