S1, E4: Religion & Spirituality As We Age

Today in Episode 4 of The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century we discuss Religion, Spirituality & Ageing with Carole Cusack, Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Sydney, and then two local older people who will  discuss how this affects them in their lives on ‘The Punters’ Panel’.

Later in the episode we speak with Linda Burney, Australia’s first Aboriginal woman to be elected to Australian House of representatives, about her formative cultural experiences growing up in regional NSW in a segment called ‘Nostalgia Town’.

And finally we speak with the Inner West Council’s Healthy Ageing Programs Supervisor, Mary Ciantar, who spoke to us on ‘Out & About’, where she tells us what’s on in the Inner West for older people. [This material is now out of date and has been removed].

S1, E3: Sex and Relationships As We Age

In this episode of ‘The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century’ on ‘The Expert Speaks’, we hear Bettina Arndt speak about sex and relationships as we age.

The two studio guests on ‘The Punters’ Panel’ who chew the fat on this episode’s theme are Lorne Hyde and Beverley Baker.

On ‘Nostalgia Town’, we hear SBS newsreader Anton talk about growing up in South Africa and about his personal and successful battle with bowel cancer.

After that on ‘Out & About’ we hear Dianne Ekert, Vice President Education, about ‘Sydney U3A’ – ‘University of the Third Age’.

S1, E2: The Importance of Social Connections As We Age

In this episode of ‘The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century’ on ‘The Expert Speaks’, we hear Professor Catherine Haslam of The University of Queensland discuss the importance of social connections as we age.

The two studio guests on ‘The Punters’ Panel’ who chew the fat on this episode’s theme are Lorne Hyde and Caroline Pryor.

On ‘Nostalgia Town’, we hear from Grahame Bond who talks about growing up in Marrickville and about his formative cultural experiences.

After that on ‘Out & About’ we hear Jude Stoddart, Inner West Council’s joint Senior Citizen of the Year, talk about ageing and her volunteer work with the Asylum Seeker Centre in Newtown.

S1, E1: Ageism, Discrimination and Stigma

In this episode of ‘The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century’ on ‘The Expert Speaks’, we hear Susan Ryan, Australia’s first Age Discrimination Commissioner discuss ageism, discrimination and stigma.

The two studio guests on ‘The Punters’ Panel’ who chew the fat on this episode’s theme are Joseph Furolo and Beverley Baker

On ‘Nostalgia Town’, we hear from John Bell of the Bell Shakespeare Company about his formative cultural experiences

After that on ‘Out & About’ we hear from the Inner West Council’s Healthy Ageing Programs Supervisor, Mary Ciantar, telling us ‘What’s On’ in the Inner West for older people.