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  • Listen To Older Voices: Myra Martin

    Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced Rob Greaves for Wesley Mission Victoria and podcast through the Toorak Times.

    Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principal of the program is to promote the concept of positive ageing, reinforcing the principle that older people have & continue to make a valuable contribution to both their local & wider community.



    This is a single episodic program featuring an insight into the story of 99-year-old Myra Martin. It is a rare moment when I am able to sit down and talk with someone who has reached the venerable age of 99 years, with the expectation that at the end of the year she will reach 100 years of age. It is understandable then that some of Myra’s recall is fading but she still able to live in independent accommodation in the Melbourne beach suburb of Frankston.

    Myra very much has her wits about her and definitely a sharp sense of humour. She takes us on a journey to a bygone era and her recollections are interesting, funny and definitely reflective. Myra is, putting it simply, amazing!


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    [Listen To Older Voices receives funding from the Commonwealth Government through the Commonwealth Home Support Program Program]
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