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The Lc65+ cohort :

For better understanding and prevention of frailty among those aged 65 years and over

Why do some individuals get frail and others not ?


How can we prevent this unfavorable evolution and the associated loss of quality of life ?


What are needs and expectations of people aged 65 years and over in Lausanne regarding their health ?


The Lausanne 65+ cohort is a study to investigate aging among those aged 65 years and over and aims to particularly answer these questions.

 Discover the Lc65+ study More about frailty


We would like to thank all of the participants. We depend on you for the success of the Lc65+ cohort !


The Lc65+ study was launched in 2004. Participants entered the study in three waves at 5 years interval (2004, 2009 and 2014)


The Lc65+ cohort is based on voluntary participation of 4'668 residents of the city of Lausanne (Switzerland)


Participants are 65 years old and over


The Lc65+ cohort is representative of the Lausanne city non-institutionalised inhabitants


Each participant receives a yearly quationnaire and participates in an inteview-examination once every three years

Do you have questions?

Find the answers on the Frequently asked questions pages. This page is only available in French.


Phone number : +41 21 314 97 70 (on morning)


Route de la Corniche 10, 1010 Lausanne

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