Medicare Defenders Ready for a Paul Ryan Rematch

As Congress resumes today, advocates for older women are girding for another round of health care battles. One group has re-released its 2011 “Granny Off the Cliff” video showing the GOP budget leader pushing an older woman over the edge of survival.

Tax Watchdogs for Seniors Momentarily Relieved

The payroll tax holiday provided a middle-class tax break yet Social Security advocates worried that it represented a hidden threat to the bedrock of older women’s retirements and are glad to see it go.

Grandmothers Around World Champion Change

From India to Canada to Argentina, grandmothers are fighting for political, economic and social change, says Paola Gianturco in the book “Grandmother Power.” In this excerpt, she describes how they’ve pushed for rights and why grandmothers globally campaign for change.