ABC Radio National presents material from Big Ideas web and TV to bring you the best public talks, debates and lectures from Australia and around the world. One single audio file of the whole program - good for continuous listening.
November 17th, 2014
Episode 57 of 461 episodes
Our ageing population is a threatening ‘demographic time bomb'. That’s the common perception. Wrong – says our panel on Big Ideas and explains why our aging population is a bon and not a burden to society. Today’s seniors contribute more to society than ever before; and they have a very different idea of what retirement looks like.