Ageing and Health department of the Andorran Health Care System
Servei Andorrà d’Atenció Sanitaria (SAAS)

Some facts on demography and geriatrics in Andorra…

Total population: 77.142
Percentage above 65 Yr: 15.3
Ageing index (ratio of people over 65 to those under 14): 116 


Geriatricians: 5
Internists: 6
GP’s: 58
Nurses trained in geriatrics: 10 Geriatric beds/places
Number of geriatric beds (hospital and intermediate care): 36
Nursing homes beds: 349
Adult daycare services places: 157

Geriatric medicine is found in...

  • acute care hospitals

  • out-patient care settings

  • home hospitalization

  • subacute care

  • post-acute rehabilitation

  • psychogeriatric unit

  • memory and frailty units

  • programs: orthogeriatric, oncology.

Geriatric research:


Intrinsic capacities: 

  • Ongoing pilot study on evaluating the intrinsic capacities of older than 65 years old with ICOPE app (WHO) in the community.
  • Cognition 
  • Ongoing study on the impact of artificial intelligence on reminiscence therapies of older people with cognitive impairment living in nursing homes.


Contact details

General Assembly member in the EuGMS:
Eva Heras Muxella

Email: eheras(at)


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