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Playing to Win! Symposium Advocates Aging As A Team Sport

  • Aug 24, 2023
  • Meaghan Puglisi
  • 1-min Read

In Senior Trade, reporter Nancy Griffin, talks about Lifespark’s Spark Performance and what Dr. Bill Thomas has to say about aging as a team sport.

As a continuation of his mission to improve the lives of older adults, Dr. Bill Thomas launched the online course PLAYING TO WIN! A Global Symposium on Aging Magnificently. Wrapping up next week, the 10-week online course presented by Lifespark™, in partnership with The Eden Alternative®, brought together 250 participants from 13 countries.

“I wrote the four books because to synthesize everything I’ve learned over the course of my career and put it into the service of enhancing strength, purpose and belonging. We call those four books the Lifespark Pillars because they are an evidence-based expression of what we believe and what we’re trying to accomplish,” Dr. Thomas told SeniorTrade.

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