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Episode 34 – Is Dementia a Major Concern for Baby Boomers?

For Episode 34, the Booms Day Prepping panelists join together for a very important discussion regarding dementia, the single greatest cause of disability in older Australians. Dr. Drew Dwyer, a clinical gerontologist explains all about dementia – what are the different types, how does it affect a person, etc.  

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Episode 33 – What Does Happy Ageing Mean To Baby Boomers?

Ageing involves change, both positive and negative. It doesn’t automatically mean that one will have a poor quality of life or a whole bunch of medical problems. What does it mean when Baby Boomers hear the term “happy ageing”? Episode 33 of Booms Day Prepping will answer this question.

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Episode 32 – Caring for Ageing Baby Boomers: Who Will Take Care Of You?

Episode 32 raises the question that is on the mind of almost every Baby Boomer, “Who’s going to look after me when I get old?” Our panelists share their insights on this interesting and important topic about who will care for them once they reach old age. Will it be their children? Will they enter an aged care facility?

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Episode 31 – What’s On Baby Boomers’ Bucket List?

Episode 31 is all about the bucket lists of Baby Boomers – activities they have never done before and things have always wanted to do. Do they want to travel? Learn a new language? Listen to the entire episode to find out.

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Episode 30 – Health Is Wealth: Baby Boomers Discussing Naturopathy & Well Being

Episode 30 of Booms Day Prepping is all about health and naturopathy. We are joined by two special guests: Pam Stone, Director of Education Partnerships at the Blackmores Institute and American musical artist Michael Popienko.

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Episode 29 – Baby Boomers Discussing Ageing Among Indigenous People

We hear it all the time that ‘’age is just a number’’ but how do Baby Boomers really feel about that sentiment particularly indigenous people? Do they view ageing in the same way as the non-indigenous population? For this episode, Booms Day panelists join forces to share their insights regarding the issue of ageing among the indigenous population.

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Episode 28 – Young At Heart: Baby Boomers Discussing Their Age

Most Baby Boomers have lived extraordinary lives in their youth – witnessing some of the most momentous events in modern history such as the first moon landing and the birth of environmentalism and modern feminism. Many Baby Boomers have now entered the next stage of their lives: retirement. Are they too old to be doing certain things? We always hear the expression “age is just a number’’ but is really true?

Boomsday Prepping airs another exciting episode to discuss this important issue. Find out what the panelists have to say about their age.

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Episode 27 – Understanding the Factors and Impacts of Grief and Loss of Baby Boomers

In our daily lives, we cannot foresee the things that might going to happen whether it is good or bad. Sometimes we always wonder if someone we love might suddenly disappear permanently on this earth and we also always get agitated and deny that fact but we have to deal with it and be ready for it especially for the Baby Boomers. Some of the oldest Baby Boomers have already experienced and handled these kind of situations but others who are in the transition of becoming a Baby Boomer needs to understand and how to deal with these factors and impact of grief and loss because all we know is that we will encounter these situations when the time comes.

The Booms Day Prepping panelists come together to discuss this significant issue in order to enlighten and provide knowledge to the Baby Boomers.

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Episode 26 – Baby Boomers in Business: Utilizing their Knowledge, Expertise, and Skills

Many people between the age of 52 to 72 still want to remain engaged in business and in their community. Baby Boomers still consider themselves young and passionate to learn things. The question is, do companies still encourage them to keep working? Or is life really over when we reach 60?

Our Boomsday Prepping panelists, being in the business themselves, gather to talk about this important subject matter in this new episode. They share their own experiences and knowledge in terms of the role they all play in managing, supporting, and changing our society.

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Episode 25 – Botox and Anti-aging Treatment: How Baby Boomers View Ageing Physically and Emotionally

According to co-host Dr. Drew, Botox is the most popular, modern, non-surgical, anti-aging treatment.

He said that “Botox or Clostridium Botulism. So it’s an organism found in the natural environment within our natural environment and it’s largely inactive and non-toxic to the natural environment. So it’s used to reduce fine lines and wrinkles and it does this specifically by paralyzing underlying muscles within the body.”

Some of the reasons why Botox is being used is to it removes wrinkles, fine lines and even help stop sweating profusely. Dr. Drew also said that Botox is approved by the medication industry to be used for post stroke, overactive bladder, spasms in the muscles and rigidities, the chronic migraine and others.

In this episode, our Baby Boomers discuss their thoughts on anti aging, more information about Botox, its pros and cons, and they have touched a bit on other anti-aging treatments. There’s no doubt this will be a very interesting topic as the team once again offers their personal insights about healthy aging and what our bodies go thru as we age.

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