The Institute promotes healthy and Successful Ageing as well as raising standards and expectations for the care of older people. Our aim is to provide a hub of clinical services, research, training and education, with a special focus on the creative lives of older people and its relationship to Successful Ageing. We are committed to delivering this promise in a meaningful and integrated way across all parts of the healthcare and social system.

Professor Rose Anne Kenny, Director of Mercer's Institute for Successful Ageing together with Dr. Conal Cunningham, Clinical Director of Medicine for the Elderly, Professor Brian Lawlor, Director of Psychiatry for the Elderly, and the rest of the team look forward to working with you to make Ireland one of the best places in the world to grow old.

What is Successful Ageing

Together, Medicine for the Elderly (MedEl) and Psychiatry for the Elderly (PsychEl) provide a range of specialised clinical services.

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Find publications, learn about our research and the team at the Mercer’s institute for Research on Ageing (MIRA)

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Promoting health professional and lay/volunteer training in the area of ageing at all levels.

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By exercising our minds and bodies, creativity can and does represent a way of being involved and feeling valued.

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