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Professor John Snowdon

Episode 7: Depression, Anxiety & Ageing

Today in Episode 7 of The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century we discuss Anxiety, Depression & Ageing with Sydney psychiatrist Professor John Snowdon and specialist in psychiatry of ageing, 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 Australian Olympian, former NSW parliamentarian and local larrikin, Dawn Fraser, about her formative cultural experiences growing up in Balmain in ‘Nostalgia Town’.

And finally we speak with Terrie Leoleos about ‘Speak My Language’, an Australia-wide community radio project for older Australians in up to 70 community languages for up to 400 community radio stations around Australia, run jointly by the Ethnic Communities Council and SBS.

Posted in: Pilot Season
NSW ECC & ACON

Episode 5: Diversity & Ageing in Australia

Today in Episode 5 of The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century we discuss Diversity & Ageing with Russ Gluyas from NSW ACON and Terrie Leoleos from the NSW Ethnic Communities Council, 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 Australian comedian and author, Jean Kittson, about her formative cultural experiences growing up in country and seaside Victoria in a segment called ‘Nostalgia Town’.

And finally we speak with research physiotherapist Betty Ramsay from The University of Sydney Institute of Musculo-Skeletal Health.