Helping seniors thrive.
Too many seniors are in vulnerable positions, and Carolyn is dedicated to making sure they receive the respect and support they deserve.
Keep senior centers open with funding and advocacy - they're a lifeline to community, with proven health benefits, for so many seniors
Fighting senior disenfranchisement by keeping local polling sites open
Legislating for stronger Medicare and closing the prescription doughnut hole
Highlighting retirement insecurity as the Vice Chair of the Joint Economic committee - particularly for senior women, who are more likely to live in poverty due to lower lifetime earnings and pay discrimination
Working to preserve and strengthen Social Security while resisting efforts to privatize the senior social safety net