Bill Thomas
Bill Thomas
  • Pres of The Center for Growing and Becoming
  • International authority on eldercare
  • Harvard Medical School graduate


Dr. William H. Thomas is an international authority on geriatric medicine and eldercare. He currently serves as president of The Center for Growing and Becoming, Inc., a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and developing constructive, holistic approaches to aging and the care of our elders. He is the founder of The Eden Alternative, a global non-profit organization that is committed to improving the care received by people who live in institutions everywhere. Most recently, Dr. Thomas developed the Green House, a radically new approach to long-term care. In 2005, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced a five year ten million dollar grant that will result in the creation of Green House projects in all fifty states.

Dr. Thomas graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1986, and he was selected by the Mead Johnson Foundation as one of the top Family Medicine residents in the country during his three-year residency at the University of Rochester. He earned board certification in Family Medicine in 1992 and added a certificate in Geriatrics in 1994. Dr...


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