Mick Dodson, Andrea Maier and Kathryn Greiner

S2 E13: Covid & Ageing in Australia

Today, Lex & Patricia speak with Gerontologist and researcher Professor Andrea Maier about Covid & Ageing in Australia. Then Barbara, Karen & Trish chat together about this at Jeff’s Cafe.

On Nostalgia Town, Lex speaks with Northern Territory Treaty Commissioner and 2009 Australian of the Year, Mick Dodson, who talks about being orphaned at 10, and only later connecting with his Indigenous roots.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex and Patricia speak with Retirement Village Ambassador Kathryn Greiner about the costs of retirement village living.

Barbara O'neill, Geraldine Doogue and Christine David

S2, E4: Aboriginality & Ageing

On today’s episode of Baby Boomers Guide to Life in the 21st Century, we speak with Barbara O’Neill, an Indigenous Trauma and Recovery Practitioner, working in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Then, Beverly, Faye and Lyn talk about how this affects them in their daily lives.

Then on Nostalgia Town, Lex speaks with Australian Television and Radio Legend, Geraldine Doogue, who tells us about growing up in Western Australia, and about her years in journalism. Geraldine also shares her secrets to ageing well.

And on Your Two Cents Worth, Lex and Patricia speak with Christine David, Founder of IT for Retirees about ‘On-line Shopping’.

Barbara O'Neill

S1, E10: Aboriginality & Ageing

Today in Episode 10 of The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century we discuss Aboriginality with Barbara O’Neill from the Junction Centre in Maroubra in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, and then two local older people who will  talk about this on ‘The Punters’ Panel’. Later in the episode in ‘Nostalgia Town’, we speak with former West Australian premier Geoff Gallop, about his formative cultural experiences growing up in Geraldton in Western Australia. And finally we speak with Inner West Council’s Healthy Ageing Supervisor Mary Ciantar about what’s on for older people in Sydney’s inner west.