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Dr. Bill Thomas: Geriatrician, Author, and Founder of the Eden Alternative Program

By Rich Fisher


Tulsa, Oklahoma – On today's show, we present an interesting chat with Dr. Bill Thomas. He's an internationally recognized authority on geriatric medicine and eldercare from upstate New York who's probably best known at the founder/creator of the Eden Alternative program, an applied philosophy of de-institutionalizing nursing homes that can now be found in all 50 states --- and in countries all over the globe. Dr. Thomas will be a keynote speaker at the 35th Annual Oklahoma Conference on Aging, which happens in Tulsa this week. For more about this conference, and about Dr. Thomas and his important (and ongoing) work, please go to [http://www.seniorline.org/seniorline/Events_Announcements.asp?SnID=188586960] and then scroll down to the section called "Professional's Conference."