International Symposium of Global and Cultural Eye on Aging was held in Istanbul with support of World Aging Council, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Culture Co. and Istanbul Trade Organization on March 22nd, 2011.
Opening speech was done by Prof. Torbjörn Svensson. In his speech, he focused on aging services for older adults. He said, “There are a vast number of options for dealing with and providing services for older adults. We have to be able to offer a whole chain of alternative solutions depending on the social and health status of the older person.”