Home Life Best Podcasts for Canadians over 48

Best Podcasts for Canadians over 48

If you’re already into podcasts, hopefully there’s some interesting ones on this list. If you’re not into podcasts, well, hey, here’s a great list to get you started.

Listening to podcasts is easy. You can get them through your smartphone, Android or iPhone, a tablet or laptop and even from a smarthome speaker like Echo, Google Home or Apple HomePod. If you use a smart speaker, just holler at it to play the podcast you like. Nice and simple! They can be great to listen to when driving, walking or just relaxing on the couch.

Dear Seekers

This is a really cool podcast by Toronto-based journalist Sasha Xiao who explores the intersection of life, creativity and spirituality. She interviews women primarily. It’s an inspiring anthology. You can her podcast here.

Nighttime

This is a great Canadian podcast, with stories from across the country, mostly based on mysteries and interesting events. It’s also on YouTube and syndicated to some radio stations. Stories are well researched and go deep and is balanced. Find it here.

Philosophy Bites

Want to brush up on your philosophy knowledge? This podcast breaks down different philosophers and their ideas in small bits. Kinda cool. Find it here.

Freakonomics

From the authors of the book, this is a fun podcast with all kinds of interesting insights on counterintuitive data about real world things. It’s rated as one of the best adult podcasts out there and has been around a few years. You can get the podcast here.

The Senior Caregiver

If you have a parent you’re looking after or know someone who is, you’ll want to share this with them and they have a caregiver, this is a great resource for you or them. You can get it here. It is from an American facility, so keep that in mind.

You might also enjoy this article on the shift in spirituality in western culture.

Author: Alex Hurst is a staff writer for HUM@Nmedia, the parent brand for Silver and Optimyz magazines based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.