On April, 23- 25, 2011 the first meetings of the working groups the WHO AFC project took place.

On April, 23- 25, 2011 the first meetings of the working groups the WHO AFC project took place. Representatives of the Organization of older persons “Wisdom Ripening”, “Veterans’ council and different offices of the city administration were present.
The heads of working groups discussed the most urgent issues and offered their help in solving problems, such as:
-cleaning parks and streets;
-the shortage of public toilets;
-helping the disabled retirees providing them with home modification options that let them walk about the house;
-wide public access to computers and the Internet at no or minimal charge in public places, such as government offices, community centers and libraries;
-training the staff of community and health centres to serve older people;
-supporting and encouraging voluntary services by people of all ages.
It was decided at the conference that representatives of the NGO will be included in the corresponding committees and take an active part in improving the lives of older people in the city.

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