He calls himself a revolutionary. The Wall Street Journal called him one of America’s top 10 innovators.
For 20 years, Dr. Bill Thomas, a Harvard-trained geriatrician, has worked to improve the way nursing home care is delivered. He has encouraged caregivers to treat “residents” as people who need care, not just patients who need treatment.
Dr. Bill Thomas joins Mike Olender and David Gwilt on WBT Charlotte Talk Radio to discuss what we get wrong about aging in America.
By Michele Parente, San Diego Union-Tribune “The baby boom has changed every life stage they’ve been a part of,” said Dr. Bill Thomas, whose Age of Disruption Tour is making its way to 30 cities across the country. “As this giant generation faces this life stage, they’re going to say, ‘hey no, I don’t like that.’” […]
Michael Rossato-Bennett, director of the award-winning documentary, Alive Inside, is teaming up with Dr. Bill Thomas’ Age of Disruption Tour to create a first-of-its kind workshop to Disrupt Dementia.
Dr. Thomas has given up practicing in favor of proselytizing. For the past two years, he has traveled the country on a mission to raise public consciousness — strumming a guitar and presenting a stage show that touts a “post-adulthood” period when age and experience are associated with enrichment rather than decrepitude.
It’s time to announce the U.S. city lineup for Dr. Bill Thomas’ 2016 Age of Disruption Tour! Without further ado:
Geriatrician and author Bill Thomas is best known for being at the forefront of a movement to improve life in long-term care facilities that came to be known as “culture change.”
Next Avenue names Dr. Bill Thomas among the top Influencers in Aging in 2015.
Dr. Bill Thomas, a longevity expert and healthcare innovator, will speak at Holy Cross Hospital about “Aging: Life’s Most Dangerous Game,” a talk that challenges audiences to reject stereotypes about aging.