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Dr. Šejla Gazibara, born in 1983 in Sanski Most, enrolled at the Faculty of
health sciences, University of Ljubljana after graduating from high school, where she successfully completed her studies in physiotherapy. After completing her studies, she got a job as a graduate physiotherapist in one of the centers for the elderly under the auspices of Deos. She has been working as a physiotherapist for more than 10 years and during this time she has gained a lot of rich experience in the field of physiotherapy in gerontology. During her work, she continued her studies at the master's level at the Faculty of Applied Social and Business Studies in Maribor, which she also successfully completed in 2014. During her master's studies, she delved into the organization and management of social activities and researched in the field of accepting dying and death in Slovenian nursing homes. After completing her master's degree, she enrolled in a doctoral program in sociology at the Faculty of Applied Social Studies in Nova Gorica, which she completed in 2018. During her doctoral studies, she delved into researching the meaning of life in old age, based on Frankl's logotherapy. During her studies, she also progressed professionally and currently works as a head of nursing and care, where she deals with staffing and comprehensive care and nursing of the elderly. Her main research area remains gerontology, which she associates with physiotherapy and psychology.