The MAGIC of Minka with Dorian Mintzer and Bill Thomas

Revolutionize Your Retirement Radio

Aug 23 2022 • 1 hr 12 mins

Episode Guest: Dr. Bill Thomas, author, entrepreneur, musician, teacher, farmer, and physician whose wide-ranging work explores the terrain of human aging

Episode Description:
At both ends of the age spectrum, there is a growing and largely untapped demand for communities designed to foster closer connections, health, and wellbeing. How can we create homes and communities that are inspired by a profound respect for simpler living, energy-conscious building, and human-oriented design?

In this episode, you'll...

  • Understand what Multi-Generational, Multi-Ability, Inclusive Communities are
  • Understand how to live in the place and manner of their choosing
  • Be inspired to flip the declinist narrative of aging

About Bill Thomas:

Named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the top 10 Americans shaping aging, Dr. Bill Thomas is known worldwide for transforming long-term care through The Eden Alternative, The Green House, and Minka models, radical alternatives to institutional care. Thomas designed the nation's first senior ER, now the standard for hospital emergency rooms nationwide. He most recently came off a 125-city Changing Aging Tour that used music and visuals in live performances to promote a new and disrupting understanding of aging.

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