We are excited to announce that Dr. Bill Thomas and the Center for Growing and Becoming have committed to continuing the Age of Disruption Tour in 2016 and 2017!
I am getting older and the older version of me really is demonstrably better than the younger version of me. How is this possible?
How do we challenge a Youth/Age orthodoxy that is so entrenched and so powerful and which remains, for all practical purposes, invisible?
Why are there these special, all-cringeworthy words for getting older? Why aren’t I the same person, granted, in somewhat different form?
The Hippie movement’s historically unprecedented dismissal of adulthood was its most sterling achievement and its most unforgivable sin.
Traveling in my usual circles I don’t often encounter people who make their living provoking fears about aging. Recently however, one such merchant of fear did catch my attention.
Over the next few weeks I will be exploring a few of aging’s most important superpowers. Yeah, you read that right– superpowers.
We’ve performed “Life’s Most Dangerous Game” in 15 cities. We’ve got a pretty good handle on what we’re doing by now, except for one thing–what do we call it?
The coolest part of managing Dr. Bill Thomas’ Age of Disruption Tour is getting to take the pulse of 30 different communities nationwide and feel their excitement and learn about their efforts to change aging.
What I love about this age-inspired insight is that it gives me a vastly greater capacity for valuing relationship over performance and placing people ahead of tasks.
If we are to discover who we truly are, during this Great Age of Disruption, we must all stand toe-to-toe with our demons – imagined or real.
As I set off on the bus tonight for the first five-day swing of the Age of Disruption Tour I’d like to share a vision for making this an “open source” tour.
The Age of Disruption Tour kicks off this week with five tour stops in the north east. Click here for details.
The whole thing started with a battered cardboard box. It was the mid 1990’s and my wife, Jude Meyers Thomas, and I had stumbled on to something that seemed very much like magic.
I would like to see all of us embrace a militant approach toward abolishing ageism and its three insidious forms: discrimination, neglect, and abuse.
Martin Bayne has a radical vision for caregiving that he asked me to run by ChangingAging’s audience. Take a look at what he has to say:
In this third installment of my #DisruptAging series I am going to describe the contours of a post-nursing home world and how we can get there.
Since the success of the film Alive Inside, I have been keeping an eager eye out for the next film to have similar potential to transform the way people think about aging. Last week I found one – The Age of Love.
There is a simple reason why Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel’s essay on not wanting to live past the age of 75 created a storm of well-justified outrage.