A panel discussion on the Decade of Healthy Ageing with Yumi Lee, Craig Gear and Prof Lee-Fay Low, is followed by a highlights package of season 3.
Leading into International Migrants Day we hear narratives from three different perspectives – Dr Alexandra Dellios author and cultural historian, singer and entertainer Kamahl, and asylum-seeker volunteer Geraldine Butler.
Thomas Mayo, author of Finding The Heart of The Nation, talks about the Indigenous Voice to Parliament. He speaks with passion and clarity about the needs and motivation for the Voice. And we talk about art with painter Salvatore Zofrea.
Services Australia’s Justin Bott explains costs of Aged Care homes and in Nostalgia Town, we meet the remarkable Ron McCallum AO. Australia’s first blind professor, he went on to become Dean of Sydney University’s Law School and chair the United Nations Committee on the rights of the disabled.
Two of this country’s leading media identities – the ABC’s Geraldine Doogue and the Sydney Morning Herald’s Kate McClymont join Lex and Patricia in this captivating episode.
Prof Jessica Grisham talks about hoarding disorder and Elizabeth Farrelly discusses her love-hate relationship with Sydney.
50 years on from Gough Whitlam’s rise to power, we examine his legacy with Professor Jenny Hocking – renowned Whitlam biographer and author of The Palace Letters.
Is ‘Dr Google’ your go-to source of health advice? Healthdirect.gov.au offers a reassuring alternative with medical information you can count on to be accurate and current.
Christine David from IT 4 Retirees speaks about the challenges and rewards of catching up with technology in our senior years. And, singer-guitarist, Margret RoadKnight joins us in Nostalgia Town.
Rodney Lewis, a pioneer of elder law, shares his knowledge on costs related to aged care and talks about discrimination and human rights issues faced by people in the residential care system.
In Nostalgia Town, we meet up with Prof Ian Frazer AO (pictured). Prof Frazer has saved countless lives with research that led to the development of a vaccine that prevents cervical cancer.
We examine conditions that affect eye health – from the treatable to those that cause blindness. And, The Rev Bill Crews joins us in Nostalgia Town.
Rugby league legend Royce Simmons talks about managing his Alzheimers, his early years in the bush and stardom on the footy field. Meanwhile, Prof Pankaj Sah reveals promising discoveries in dementia research.
How can you tell whether a residential care home is up to scratch? We get the answers from Craig Gear OAM, head of the Older Persons Advocacy Network. And, we interview the amazing nonagenarian, Val Fell OAM.
Legendary singer, John Williamson talks about his life in music. And, we discuss the pushback against ageism with advocacy campaigner Joel Pringle of EveryAGECounts.