In the early 1990’s, Dr. Bill Thomas and Jude Thomas co-created The Eden Alternative®. Between 1991 and 2002, they alone drove the consultation and education of a corps of Eden Associates that has grown to over 30,000 in number across the globe and whose influence now reaches across the entire continuum of care.
Known to thousands as the heart and soul of the Eden Alternative movement, Jude Thomas continues to offer guidance in aligning the organization’s activities with its core mission and vision. As a founding member of the Board of Directors, she participates in international speaking, networking, and educational events for The Eden Alternative, touching people committed to transforming care all over the world.
Dr. Bill Thomas, MD, the visionary spirit behind The Eden Alternative, is an international authority on geriatric medicine and Eldercare, a renowned speaker, and an award-winning author. Dr. Thomas continues to help shape and inspire the focus, direction, and application of the Eden Alternative’s Ten Principle Philosophy.