Maggie Beer, Patrick Veyret and Van Marinos

S2 E20: Exercise, Fitness & Ageing in Australia

Today Patricia speaks with exercise scientist Van Marinos about exercise, fitness & ageing in Australia. Then Faye, Karen & Trish chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with Australian food guru Maggie Beer about growing up a Sydney ‘Westie’, and about her mission to enhance the food experience of older Australians in nursing homes.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Patrick Veyret from Choice about consumer advocacy.

Ian Hickie, Red Symons and Ryan Williams

S2 E15: The Brain & Ageing

Today Lex & Patricia speak with Professor Ian Hickie about The Brain & Ageing. Then Lorne, Marie-Christine & Trish chat together about this at Jeff’s Cafe.

On Nostalgia Town, Lex & Patricia speak with Skyhooks guitarist Red Symons about performing with the Bee Gees (as a child), and the extraordinary pain and growth that comes with losing an adult child.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex and Patricia speak with Ryan Williams about the NBN.

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.

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Col Joye Justin Bott and Martin McNamara

S2, E3: The 45 Up Study

On today’s episode of Baby Boomers Guide to Life in the 21st Century, we speak with Doctor Martin McNamara of The Sax Institute about The 45 Up Study. Then our Punters’ Panel of Cherie, Jude and Lucille talk about how studies like these affect them in their lives.

Then on Nostalgia Town, Patricia speaks with Australian Music Legend, Col Joye, who tells us about growing up poor in Sydney, and about his years on the road as a working musician.

And on Your Two Cents Worth, Lex speaks with Justin Bott of Service Australia about ‘Entitlements’.