Welcome to the Ageing Fearlessly Podcast 

Ageing Fearlessly hosted by Karen Sander is a podcast of the radio program of the same name. The program is for the 50+ Baby Boomers and aims to educate, motivate and inspire you to live a vitally active life, full of joy.

Episode 53 – Dr Susan Hurley author of Eight Lives

November 14, 2019

Ageing Fearlessly treats the listeners to the inspiring story of Dr Susan Hurely, who has re-invented herself from the world of pharmaceuticals and medical research to a talented novelist with her book Eight Lives that is described as a medical thriller. A truly briliant novel 


Episode 48 – Big Ideas Changing the World

October 2, 2019

Kelly Van Nelson is a very modern woman. Recently honoured as AusMumpreneur of the year, she is truly dynamic. Juggling a family, and a high pressure role as  Managing Director of a Fortune 500 company and managing to be an author/poet. Her recent book Graffiti Lane, a collection of poems addressing controversial issues such as bullying and domestic violence. What a privilege to be able to spend an hour in the studio

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Episode 43 – Guide to Surviving “The Change of Life”

August 3, 2019

Karen’s interview with Dr Ray Hodgson, a specialist gynaecologist and and gynaecology surgeon is a candid discussion that addresses the medical issues women face as they age. Karen pays particular attention to normal and abnormal changes following menopause, and in particular the widespread problems of incontinence and genital prolapse. These conditions are often sensitive and embarrassing to women, and as a result they choose to suffer in silence. Karen’s frank but light-hearted interview, openly addresses these issues, and as a result she helps break down these critical barriers to communication with health professionals. 

Episode 41 – An Interview with Dick Smith

April 26, 2019

He’s as Aussie as Vegemite. A chance to hear how Dick Smith is Ageing Fearlessly. A dynamic interview, full of interesting tales of Dick’s life

Episode 36 – Ray Hodgson and Karen Sander

March 6, 2019

Dr. Ray Hodgson: Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with UNSW discusses his new book, Heartbreak in the Himalayas, A Journey of Hope for the Mothers of Nepal. The book is based on his experiences while working tirelessly in a remote area of Nepal for the past 9 years. Dr. Hodgson has set up a charity A4WH to raise funds to build a hospital that will not only treat women in desperate need of medical assistance but will have the capabilities to train local doctors to carry on this vital work.  Go to the website details below to buy a copy of the book or make a donation All the proceeds from the book will go toward the building of the hospital.

Episode 30 – Dr Michele Franks & Karen

August 2, 2018

Dr. Michele Franks: She is the Director of Emergency at Manly Hospital, NSW Australia. At some time in our lives, we may find ourselves in the ER either due to an injury or an illness. She shares the top 5 reasons those of us who are over 50, find themselves in the ER for treatment. To find out more download from iTunes.

Episode 29 – Tom Keneally and Karen Sander

July 18, 2018

Tom Keneally is a brilliant Australian Author best known for his book Schindler’s Arc which was adapted to Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. Tom and Karen discuss how he maintains a very busy life as an octogenarian, still researching, writing and speaking. Tom shares with his passion for family, NRL and cricket. Tom has a wicked sense of humour and is never short of a yarn.

Episode 18 – Annie Sophia and Karen Sander

February 12, 2018

Annie Sophia: Color Your Life, Annie is a personal branding and colour expert.. The listeners are in for a colourful treat, learning the importance of color in our lives. www.anniesophia.com

Episode 6 – Dr. Ray Hodgson and Karen Sander

October 20, 2017

Dr. Ray Hodgson, Dr. Ray Hodgson is a specialist gynecologist. His medical practice is based at Port Macquarie on the NSW Mid North Coast. www.rayhodgson.com.au