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Keryn Curtis of Every Age Counts

Episode 13: Accommodation & Ageing

Today in series final Episode 13 we discuss Accommodation & Ageing with Keryn Curtis of Every Age Counts, then two local elders discuss how this affects them on ‘The Punters’ Panel’. We speak with Little Pattie herself, Patricia Amphlett, about her formative cultural experiences growing up in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Finally, in place of our ‘Out & About’ segment, we feature highlights from the series.

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Chief Executive of the Older Persons Advocacy Network, Craig Gear

Episode 12: The Royal Commission Into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Today in Episode 12 of The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century we discuss the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety with the Chief Executive of the Older Persons Advocacy Network, Craig Gear, and then two local older people who will  discuss this on ‘The Punters’ Panel’.

Later in the episode in ‘Nostalgia Town’, we speak with former High Court judge and UN appointed investigator into Human Rights Abuses in North Korea, The Honourable Michael Kirby about his formative cultural experiences growing up in Strathfield in Sydney’s west.

And finally we speak with Cherie Thompson, founder and chair of the Inner West Women’s Shed, based in Dulwich Hill.

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Claire Mason

Episode 11: Technology & Ageing

Today in Episode 11 of The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century we discuss Technology & Ageing with Claire Mason from the CSIRO – Data 61, and then two local older people who discuss how this affects them in their lives on ‘The Punters’ Panel’.

Later in the episode in ‘Nostalgia Town’, we speak with former Victorian and Australian parliamentarian, former federal Minister for Science, and ultra-champion of BP Pick-a-Box, Barry Jones about his formative cultural experiences. And in a break from the usual format, Barry talks about ‘Stendahl Syndrome’.

And finally we listen again to an interview with the Inner West Council Joint Senior Citizen of the Year, Jude Stoddart, about ageing and volunteering at the Asylum Seeker Centre in Newtown’.