Ian Westmoreland, Founder and CEO of Mentoring Men speaks with Jim and Darryn on how his life changed at 59 1/2 years old when he would quit his job to start a life of volunteering as a mentor for men, leading him to start Mentoring Men.
Clare Pearson, CEO Little Wings shares all about the vital service that Little Wings provides for transporting children to Sydney and Newcastle from regional NSW for medical procedures & support. Little Wings is 89% volunteer run with all pilots and drivers being volunteers. A single flight as provided by Little Wings on average costs $1,500. […]
Gail Hilton, Head of Services – Care & Quality of Life at Childhood Dementia Initiative speaks with Jim and Darryn to explain more about the prevalence of Childhood Dementia, support and care options as well as the reality that 75% of children with dementia will not reach their 18th birthday. Please take time to listen, make […]
Jan Holland, Divorce and Breakup Coach returns to Spotlight to share with Jim and Darryn about resilience. Jan takes listeners through a destress exercise in the second half of the podcast. Music used as backing: Just Inside by Lobo Loco (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
Australia’s peak body for birds will attempt to break the national record for the most people counting birds in one day. On Monday 18 October, the start of National bird week, BirdLife Australia’s eighth annual Aussie Backyard Bird Count will take flight. The current Australian record for most people counting in a single day is […]
Kris Elvidge, Head of Research at Childhood Dementia Initiative speaks with Jim and Darryn to raise awareness of the often unknown cluster of genetic conditions that cause dementia in 1 in 2800 children. Kris shares of the important for research into childhood dementia and the promising gene therapies, and also advocates for increased screening of […]
Danielle Ballantine, CEO Your Side and Tania Teague, Carer speak with Jim and Darryn about the importance of carers in community. Tania shares her lived experience of being the primary carer for her mother. We celebrate the 2.65 million Australian carers this National Carer’s Week.
Marie Alford – Head of Dementia Centre Services, The Dementia Centre, Hammond Care speaks with Jim and Darryn about the important health issue of dementia, including caring for those with dementia, supporting carers, living well with dementia and dementia prevention. If you need help can can call 1800 100 500 for the National Dementia Helpline […]
Michelle Quinn, Senior Director, Strategic Commissioning, WentWest & Madeleine Govender, President of Hills Rotaract Club Incorporated, Student of Master of Professional Psychology, Volunteer with Headspace Youth Reference Group speak with Jim and Darryn about Mental Health and the Australian Government supported initiative which is Head to Health. Learn more and gain assistance by calling Head […]
The October 2021 M.I.S.T.E.R Newsletter is available. You can download at https://www.misternewsletter.com.au/newsletters. Topics include: Male carers recognition Carers supporting yourself Grandparents’ Day 31st National Mental Health month Mental Health First Aid course Book: Hidden Victims, Hidden Healers Men’s Facebook groups and others Booklet: As a Man Thinketh Rural Australia COVID-19 news Dads4Kids: great website and […]