Kerry O’Brien is an icon of Australian journalism and broadcasting. Renowned for his integrity and intellect Kerry remains one of our most respected public figures. Now 74 years of age he lives in the hinterland of northern NSW and he joins Marcus to share his personal story of his own ageing journey – how he has planned and adapted, older family members who inspired his approach to life, what he learned from some of the world’s greatest leaders and offers insightful commentary on the major...
Episode 4 of the Booming podcast sees host Marcus Riley joined by Aged Care Guru Rachel Lane. Rachel has co-authored a number of books including the best-seller Aged Care, Who Cares? with finance expert Noel Whittaker who she has again teamed up with recently to write “Downsizing Made Simple”. Rachel has specialised in retirement living and aged care for more than 15 years and holds a Masters in Financial Planning which included a thesis on the financial drivers of consumers and operators in...
Are co-ops the simple fix needed to change the aged care industry? Melina Morrison , CEO The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals, thinks so and talks to aged care insite about how it would work.
Episode 3 of Marcus Riley's Booming podcast features someone well know to those in aged care circles, Maggie Beer. Maggie has been a tireless advocate for better nutrition for Australia's aged care residents and was called as an expert witness at the Aged Care Royal Commission in 2019. In this episode Marcus and Maggie discuss passion in later life
Episode 2 of Marcus Riley's 'Booming' podcast is with legal eagle Brian Herd. Understanding the law when it comes to finance and family, health and retaining control is crucial to us having the right plans in place and to making the right decisions. Marcus and Brian discuss the legal matters we need to confront, address issues such as family dynamics, warnings of what can go wrong and even how your lawnmower can tell you a lot about your stage of ageing.
This is Episode 1 of the BOOMING podcast from Marcus Riley. Marcus is joined by Ronni Kahn AO. Ronni is a social entrepreneur, the founder and CEO of food rescue charity OzHarvest. Ronni is a passionate advocate and activist renowned for disrupting the food waste landscape in Australia
Marcus Riley is the director of the Global Ageing Network, author of positive ageing book BOOMING and CEO of BallyCara. He joins to discuss and introduce his new podcast BOOMING, which Aged Care Insite will be publishing weekly.
The Aged Care Workforce Industry Council recently announced the appointment of it's inaugural CEO, Louise O'Neill. O'Neill Joins Aged Care Insite to talk about her new role and how she will avoid politics to try and best serve the workforce and aged care recipients.
The government announced an aged care worker retention bonus in March. However it has since been discovered that only applies to a select few workers and will be taxed. Shane Neaves, CEO Peninsula Villages joins Aged Care Insite to discuss the bonus.
Aged Care Insite talk with Dr Donna Bossio form Swinburne University about the Opera Project. A collaboration between Eastern Community Legal Centre and Swinburne, the program has used extensive community consultation to explore how ageism plays out in the day-to-day experiences of older people and better understand its trajectory towards elder abuse