Need to Know, the PBS current affairs program, addressed the role of older Americans in this year’s elections in this week’s program. The focus was on the January 31 Florida primary. One of our every three Floridians is over 65. Seventy percent of them vote. As a result, they wield significant electoral power. Watch the whole January 27 Need to Know program.
Jon Meacham offered the following editorial about the role of elders as leaders in addressing the future of Medicare and Social Security.
by Jon Meacham – January 27, 2012