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The Greatest Invention in Human History is Aging ? guest Dr. Bill Thomas

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In 1991, Dr. Thomas went from being an emergency roomphysicianto the medical director of a nursing home in upstate NewYork. “Theplace was depressing, with old people parked inwheelchairs likefrogs on a log, bored with nothing to do, justwaiting for death tofinally reach them. It was horrible,” Dr.Thomas recalls. Sohe did the unthinkable. He persuadedthe facility and staff toget two dogs, four cats, several hens andrabbits, and 100parakeets, along with hundreds of plants, avegetable and flowergarden, and a day-care site for staffers’ kids.At the time, therewere laws prohibiting animals in nursing homes.They went aheadanyway. Listen to the rest of Dr. Thomas’ storyand find outhow we can change our misconceptions about aging, beingolder andwhy we don’t need to fear our “elderhood.”

 

Dr. Bill Thomas is an internationally recognized expert onaging.He co-created The Eden Alternative, an internationalnonprofit, andThe Green House Project, both models torevolutionize nursing homecare. In addition to teaching, speaking,and consultinginternationally, he is currently a Senior Fellow ofAARP's LifeReimagined Institute. A graduate of the StateUniversity of New Yorkand Harvard Medical School, he lives inIthaca, New York with hisfamily.

Lisa K., PhD, is a teacher, author and speaker specializinginintuition. Founder of Developing Your Intuition, Lisateachespeople how to connect to their inner divine guidance.Consideredintuition expert, Lisa has taught hundreds of peopleintuitiondevelopment in workshops and seminars. Learn more aboutLisa K. andreceive a free Intuition eBook at:http://www.LMK88.com

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