Association Luxembourgeoise de Gerontology et Geriatrie

Some facts on demography and geriatrics in Luxemburg…

Total population: 610000
Percentage above 65 Yr: 14,2%
Percentage above 80 Yr: +/- 4%

Number of physicians: 2040
Number of geriatricians: 11
Total number of hospital beds: 2667
Number of geriatric beds: 574

Geriatrics is recognised as a...

  • speciality since <10 years

Geriatric medicine is found in...

  • acute care hospitals as acute geriatric wards
  • post-acute rehabilitation hospitals/clinics
  • nursing homes or long term care facilities
  • 1 hospice

Members of the society

Total number of Members: 80 not  all physicians
GP’s: 15
Nurses: 20
Other therapists: OT, PT, etc.

Contact details

The president of the Society:
Dr. Federspiel CaRINE

The FB member in the EUGMS:
Dr. Leners

Email: lenersj(at)


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