Bill Thomas in Active Over 50

first_imgby, Kavan Peterson, Editor, ChangingAging.orgTweet25Share199Share23Email247 Shares“How did we arrive at this moment?”  Dr. Bill Thomas asked journalist and marketing PR consultant Marsha Felton for a cover story profile in the summer issue of Active Over 50.In a wide-ranging interviewing, Bill articulates the arrival of the Post War Generation into the next chapter of life and shares his unwavering vision for exploring life after adulthood.  He discusses with Felton his pioneering work transforming health care and improving quality of life for older adults. And on the heals of this national Second Wind Tour and book release, they discuss Bill’s efforts to combat a culture obsessed with youth.Check out the article, photos and more by clicking here. You can also request the full interview from Marsha by emailing her at [email protected] the course of writing this story Marsha Felton came across one of my favorite videos of Bill from way back in 2009 — “Hello Oprah” — in which Bill makes the case that elders and the people who care for them deserve a place on Oprah’s show. Marsha loved the video and launched a new campaign on her blog asking fans to tell Oprah that elders still deserve a place on her new network, OWN. If you agree, please contact OWN via Marsha’s blog post and share it with friends! Tell Oprah that her audience wants and needs to hear from voices like Bill Thomas and, more importantly, the voices of elders who are central to their lives and communities.   Related PostsJacksonville Business Journal: Telling a new story about aging“There’s a guy on stilts, in costume, at a theater talking about the process — the journey, really — of aging? Why?” Dr. Bill Thomas asks rhetorically, aware of how ridiculous the proposition must sound out of context. The post Jacksonville Business Journal: Telling a new story about aging appeared…Oprah Challenge Redux: It’s Not Too Late!A couple years ago ChangingAging and our readers campaigned to challenge the Oprah Show to fully embrace aging in all its beauty, challenges and complexity. In particular Dr. Bill asked Oprah to find a place on her show for elders and those who care for them to explore a better…Check Out The ChangingAging Weekly Newsletter OnlineReaders can now read and comment on the popular ChangingAging Weekly Blog Roundup online at, featuring top stories from Dr. Bill Thomas and our Blogstream contributors. Click here to leave your comments on the latest edition of the Blogstream Roundup.Tweet25Share199Share23Email247 SharesTags: Elderhood Elders Second Windlast_img

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