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
Other therapists: OT, PT, etc.