the health status and health needs of older people
the social and economic status and needs of older people
the health, economic and social needs of families and carers of older people
the biological and environmental components of "successful ageing"
the contributions that older people are making to society and the economy
how each of these key components (health, wealth, happiness) interact such that we can ensure that Ireland meets the needs and choices of its citizens in a personalised and positive environment and with due dignity and respect