Interview: “We need to develop care services that support and empower the elderly”
By: Ebru Demirel
Dr. Gülüstü Salur is a cognitive neurologist and founding and board member of the 65+ Elder Rights Association.
Dr. Gülüstü Salur is a cognitive neurologist and founding and board member of the 65+ Elder Rights Association, established to develop and promote social policies to protect the rights of elderly people. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Association came to the fore and addressed challenges caused by the lockdown measures, supported the elderly by raising awareness, and organizing collective actions. Gülüstü Salur was one of the speakers of the “Policy Dialogue Series on Care Work and Care Economy in the Post-COVID-19 World” to discuss the status of elderly support and care services in Türkiye. The series is organized within the project “Strong Civic Space for Gender Equality” funded by the Europea