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Have you ever wanted to get more out of your mind and body, or wondered how best to care for your loved one? The Better Ageing Podcast aims to improve the health and wellbeing of our ageing population, empowering women and men to live healthier, more independent lives, for longer. Join Jonathan Reece, and experts Dr Jane Fyfield and Jason Lee as they provide simple, real-world advice on healthy ageing. Together Jason and Jane have over 45 years of experience working with elderly Australians. Jason runs his own physiotherapy practice, with a focus on strength and conditioning programs for over 60 year olds, and Jane works as a consultant to aged care services, is a former Medical Director, and has worked in the public, private and government sectors as a clinician and a non-clinical consultant.

Have you ever wanted to get more out of your mind and body, or wondered how best to care for your loved one? The Better Ageing Podcast aims to improve the health and wellbeing of our ageing population, empowering women and men to live healthier, more independent lives, for longer. Join Jonathan Reece, and experts Dr Jane Fyfield and Jason Lee as they provide simple, real-world advice on healthy ageing. Together Jason and Jane have over 45 years of experience working with elderly Australians. Jason runs his own physiotherapy practice, with a focus on strength and conditioning programs for over 60 year olds, and Jane works as a consultant to aged care services, is a former Medical Director, and has worked in the public, private and government sectors as a clinician and a non-clinical consultant.
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Australia

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Have you ever wanted to get more out of your mind and body, or wondered how best to care for your loved one? The Better Ageing Podcast aims to improve the health and wellbeing of our ageing population, empowering women and men to live healthier, more independent lives, for longer. Join Jonathan Reece, and experts Dr Jane Fyfield and Jason Lee as they provide simple, real-world advice on healthy ageing. Together Jason and Jane have over 45 years of experience working with elderly Australians. Jason runs his own physiotherapy practice, with a focus on strength and conditioning programs for over 60 year olds, and Jane works as a consultant to aged care services, is a former Medical Director, and has worked in the public, private and government sectors as a clinician and a non-clinical consultant.

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English


Episodes

Episode 5: Diabetes & Dementia | The Better Ageing Podcast

9/15/2019
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It's our fifth episode of The Better Ageing Podcast and we're talking about two 'Ds' of ageing: diabetes and dementia. This week's episode is particularly important as over 1 million people in Australia have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, and Dementia is seen by many as one of the most daunting conditions. Our experts Jason Lee (physiotherapist) and Dr Jane Fyfield (geriatrician) break down both diseases, providing practical advice for people who have Type 2 Diabetes or are...

Duration:00:48:28

Episode 4: Living with arthritis & joint replacement | The Better Ageing Podcast

8/29/2019
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It's our fourth episode of The Better Ageing Podcast, and this week's episode is quite a personal one as Jane talks about her experience of living with arthritis, and of having a knee replacement. Our experts Jason Lee (physiotherapist) and Dr Jane Fyfield (geriatrician) provide really practical advice for people living with arthritis and/or thinking about a joint replacement of the knee or hip. They discuss ways to manage arthritis, how to 'prehabilitate' before a joint replacement, things...

Duration:00:44:45

Episode 3: Osteoporosis & back pain | The Better Ageing Podcast

8/12/2019
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It's the third episode of The Better Ageing Podcast. In this episode, experts Jason Lee (physiotherapist) and Dr Jane Fyfield (geriatrician) discuss osteoporosis and back pain with host, Jonathan Reece. Listen in as the pair provide simple, real-world advice that you can easily follow and share with those that you care for. Show notes/ topics covered: 1:38 - Welcome 3:40 - What is osteoporosis and osteopenia? 5:07 - Warning signs and how to identify early 5:45 - Dexa scans 7:20 - What...

Duration:00:27:32

Episode 2: Strength training & fitness over fatness | The Better Ageing Podcast

7/30/2019
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It's the second episode of The Better Ageing Podcast. The show that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of our ageing population, empowering women and men to live healthier, more independent lives, for longer. In this episode, experts Jason Lee (physiotherapist) and Dr Jane Fyfield (geriatrician) discuss strength training and fitness over fatness. Listen in as the pair provide simple, real-world advice that you can easily follow and share with those that you care for. Show notes/...

Duration:00:21:00

Episode 1: Joint pain (arthritis) & falls and balance | The Better Ageing Podcast

7/24/2019
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Welcome to the first episode of The Better Ageing Podcast, the show that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of our ageing population, empowering women and men to live healthier, more independent lives, for longer. In this episode, experts Jason Lee (physiotherapist) and Dr Jane Fyfield (geriatrician) discuss joint pain (in particular arthritis) and falls and balance. Listen in as the pair provide simple, real-world advice that you can easily follow and share with those that you care...

Duration:00:31:34