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S2, E6: Women & Ageing

Today we speak with Beverly Baker, the chair of the Older Women’s Network NSW about Women & Ageing in Australia. Then Faye, Lorne and Marie-Christine talk about this issue.

Then on Nostalgia Town, Lex speaks with Reg Mombassa, musician, Mambo artist and founder of iconic Australian pop band Mental As Anything, about growing up in New Zealand, coming to Australia, becoming a visual artist and musician, and how he is now mellowing out in later life.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex speaks with Justin Bott about Superannuation.

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S2, E5: Intergenerationality & Ageing

On today’s episode of Baby Boomers Guide to Life in the 21st Century, we speak with Professor Susan Kurrle, the driving force behind ‘Old People’s Homes for 4 Year Olds’ about Intergenerationality & Ageing in Australia. Then Faye, Joseph and Marie-Christine talk about how this affects them in their daily lives.

Then on Nostalgia Town, Lex speaks with the former leader of the Australian Democrats and cricket tragic, Cheryl Kernot, who tells us about growing up in The Hunter Valley and Port Stephens, and about her years in the Australian Parliament and as a Women’s Cricket Ambassador.

And on Your 2 Cents Worth, Patricia speaks with Alice Mantel about Divorce & Separation in Later Life.

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’.

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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’.

S2, E2: 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.

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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 70s.

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