Turkish, US groups to build commune for elderly


In order to promote healthy aging, a Turkish and American non-profit group will collaborate to build a commune for the elderly.

Representatives of We care for Humanity (WCH) arrived in the capital Ankara on Tuesday to discuss the way forward with Turkey’s World Healthy Ageing Council (WHAC).

The collaboration aims to build the Eco-Palace for Humanity that will set Turkey apart as a leader in healthy aging globally.

In her statement Sultana Mariam Amor, the founder of WCH, said the facility will spread over 100 hectares.

“The project’s main goal is to serve elderly people who belong to the lower income group,” said gerontologist Dr. Kemal Aydin, who is also chairman of WHAC.

“WHAC is a platform that leads, connects and defines the healthy aging industry, supports organizations and professionals that develop wellness environments and services for adults over 50,” he said.

The facility will promote wellness, culture and arts.

WCH has branches all over the world and recently opened a branch in Austria.

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