Older adults deserve a care philosophy that emphasizes the whole of a person rather than one that reduces an individual to his or her health problems and limitations.
William A. Haseltine, Ph.D., has an active career in science, business and philanthropy. He was a professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health from 1976 to 1993, where he was founder and chair of two academic research departments, the Division of Biochemical Pharmacology and the Division of Human Retrovirology. Haseltine is well known for his pioneering work on cancer, HIV / AIDS and genomics. He has written more than 200 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. His books include Aging Well: Solutions to the Most Pressing Global Health Challenges of Aging, Voices in Dementia Care: Reimagining the Culture of Care. and Stay Young Navigators: The Pursuit of Active Aging and Seniors Caring for Seniors.