YASAM (its English meaning is LIFE in the text) was established on 09 November 2010 in the Official Journal according to the “Foundation of a Center Regulation”


Considering the demographic transformation in Turkey will continue to increase in elderly population in the near future, the mission of LIFE is to form social policies to meet the economic, social, cultural and psychological needs of elderly people and to contribute and carry out projects on research / education and the implementation in the field of the welfare of the elderly in macro and micro-level, publishing and developing sustainable education and implementation models for the elder, provide training for professionals working in the field of elderly care and welfare and to provide consultancy services.