Weekly Blog Roundup Watch My TEDx Talk – Elderhood Rising: The Dawn of a New World Age My TEDx talk “Elderhood Rising: The Dawn of a New World Age” has been posted to YouTube and I’m excited to share it with the ChangingAging Blogstream. A Big Week From speaking at TEDx San Francisco to meeting […]
My TEDx talk “Elderhood Rising: The Dawn of a New World Age” has been posted to YouTube and I’m excited to share it with the ChangingAging Blogstream.
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Dr. Bill Thomas makes his TEDx debut Saturday, June 4, and you can watch it live via streaming video from the TEDxSF Alive! Maximum Living as a Human event in San Francisco.
I am a rare breed of physician who specializes in the care of older people – a geriatrician. More than 30,000 geriatricians are needed to care for America’s coming age boom. But shockingly, there are fewer than 6,000 and the number is dropping. The reason for this enormous shortage can be explained with a single word: ageism.
In preparation for my TED talk at this Saturday’s TEDxSF Alive! Maximum Living as a Human conference in San Francisco, I’ve shared my ideas on the fundamental flaw in how contemporary American culture has designed the human life cycle. ChangingAging readers are familiar with my characterization of this problem as a “Cult of Adulthood.” To […]
As ChangingAging readers know, I’m working on a nonfiction book that explores aging in America through the cultural lens of the Post-War Generation. The concept for — “The Second Crucible,” — will also be a major theme in my upcoming TEDxSF talk.
One of the key questions I will explore at the TEDxSF Alive! conference on June 4 is why America, a country where nearly 80 million people are about to reach old age, is so obsessed with youth? To understand, you have to go back to the beginning of the post-war generation and understand their transition […]