Catherine Haslam, John Hewson and Paul Versteege

S2 E17: Social Connections & Ageing

Today Lex speaks with Professor Catherine Haslam about the importance of social connections as we age. Then Jude, Mike & Trish chat together about this at Jeff’s Cafe.

On Nostalgia Town, Patricia speaks with Australian political figure John Hewson about growing up in Carlton in Sydney and how deeply his family support the Dragons.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Paul Versteege who reminds us that as we age, it is sometimes wiser to spend than save.

Catherine Haslam

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.