Nodding to popular culture, history, science, and literature, a passionate and persuasive case is made for removing our ageist blinders and seeing old age as a developmental stage of life.
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William H. Thomas, M.D., is a Harvard Medical School graduate, an author, a geriatrician, a consultant for AARP, and a speaker to diverse health care professionals, academics, and other researchers. He is president of two not-for-profit organizations that promote holistic approaches to aging and elder care. Winner of the America's Award (established by Norman Vincent Peale and sometimes called "The Nobel Prize for Goodness"), the Molly Mettler Award from the Health Promotion Institute, and an award from the Giraffe Project (for sticking his neck out), Bill Thomas most recently has received a three-year fellowship from Ashoka, a global nonprofit organization that searches the world for social entrepreneurs--extraordinary individuals with unprecedented ideas for change in their communities.Review:
2005 Award Winner in Trade-book category -- American Medical Writers Association, September 2005
A ground-breaking book that should change forever the way we think about the meaning of aging. -- Harry R. Moody, International Longevity Center and Elderhostel
A seminal work and a call to arms--a struggle will (must) ensue. -- Arthur Rashap, Jefferson Area Board for Aging
Electrifying new book ... as revolutions go, this is one we've all been waiting for. -- N.Y. Daily News, September 26, 2004
On target! My head is spinning with where all of this can lead. -- Denise Hyde, Eden Alternative Regional Coordinator
Thomas takes on the role of the abolitionist as he challenges the fundamental orthodoxy of forever-young adulthood. -- The Washington Post, October 5, 2004
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