Dr. Bill Thomas is a geriatrician and a professor at the Erickson School at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has founded two movements that aim to reshape nursing-home care: The Eden Alternative and the Green House Project. His most recent book is the novel Tribes of Eden (Sana Publications, 2012).
Health & Well-Being
The creator of a new model for residential care argues that we need to change the way we think about aging, right now
Living & Learning
The Great American Read on PBS is searching for America's best-loved book
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.