Blanche D'Alpuget, Alice Mantel and Elena Katrakis

S2, E1: Being an Older Carer

On today’s episode of Baby Boomers Guide to Life in the 21st Century, we speak with Elena Katrakis, Chief Executive of Carers NSW about ‘Becoming an Older Carer’. Then our Punters’ Panel of Tim Bowden (of ABC fame), Beverly and Lorne talk about how caring when older affects them in their lives.

Then on Nostalgia Town, Patricia speaks with Australian author and activist, Blanche D’Alpuget, who tells us about growing up on Sydney Harbour, and her years of living dangerously in Indonesia at the time of the revolution.

And on Your 2 Cents Worth, Lex and Patricia speak with Jillian McGrath about Downsizing.

Susan Ryan

S2, E1: Ageism, Discrimination & Stigma

Welcome to season 2 of Baby Boomers Guide to Life in the 21st Century! Hosts Lex Marinos and Patricia ‘Little Pattie’ Amphlett begin season 2 with an archived, Season 1 interview with Australia’s first Age Discrimination Commissioner, the late Susan Ryan.

Then our punters – Joseph, Lorne and Marie-Christine – talk together about how this affects them in their daily lives.

On Nostalgia Town, Lex speaks with legendary rocker Angry Anderson about growing up life as a touring rocker in his 70’s.

On Your Two Cents Worth this week, Patricia speaks with Alice Mantel about Wills & Inheritance.