ABOUT THE ORGANISATION
The activity of The National Gerontological Association “Second Breath
for Moldova” started in the framework of the Gerontology and Geriatrics
Program for countries of South Eastern Europe by the Open Society Institute,
New York. On the 30th of September 1998, just on the eve of the
International Day of Older Persons, was opened the first in Moldova
interdisciplinary gerontological centre for medical and social
rehabilitation in Balti. At first the municipal organisation “Second Breath
for the North of Moldova” was registered (April 1998), then in July 1999 The
National Gerontological Association “Second Breath for Moldova” was
officially registered by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Moldova.
The National Public Association is activating in different directions working only with older people (Day Center programs, Home Care services) and involving them in the social life based on volunteer principles, training them the principles of care for older people, also is organizing training programs for professionals and older people.
The members of the Association, its national state or non-governmental as well as international partners and permanent collaborators are highly qualified, national, European and international experts.