Mental health is top of mind leading up to World Suicide Prevention & RU OK Day. It is possible to prevent anxiety and depression – the leading cause of suicide – says our guest Prof Viviana Wuthrich – Macquarie University’s Director of the Centre for Ageing, Cognition and Wellbeing.
Vietnam veterans and their families face ongoing battles from the devastating health effects of Agent Orange to suicide. We talk with president of the VVAA, Max Ball.
Then, in Nostalgia Town award-winning comedian and actress, Noeline Brown (pictured) reminisces about her career, the 60s, and the Vietnam war.
Take the deep foundation of knowledge of older workers, combined with fresh ideas and enthusiasm of younger workers, and you have a potent combination, presenting an abundance of rewards for employers. Dr Natasha Ginnivan from the University of NSW’s Ageing Futures Institute talks about that research revelation as well as the media diet that has entrenched negative perceptions of older people.