A revolutionary co-housing project hatched in Hackney and bankrolled by 40 people’s retirement cash has been set up – but it’s a bit of a commute.
In the last 20 years, photojournalist Paola Gianturco has documented women’s lives in 62 countries and created five philanthropic books that celebrate and advocate for women around the world. We met over a long lunch this winter, to discuss her work and many things grandmother-related.
Read the full story here: Grandmother Power | Daily Good
Georgia O’Keeffe Making God told me that if I painted that mountain enough I could have it. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Mending I’d like to be remembered as someone who helped repair tears in h…
Read the full story: the work of matriarchs | Karen Maezen Miller
The idea that older women must renounce the erotic life is a lie that keeps getting told.
Read the full story here: Opinion | Sex, Love and the Aging Woman | NY Times
One writer dedicated a year to learning everything that turns sex into good sex. And written a book about it.
Four people share their life-affirming experience of living with a terminal illness
Watch the full documentary here: Before I Go, The Documentary | BBC World Service
Women entrepreneurs who are over 50 when they launch their businesses have some distinct advantages over younger start-up owners.
Read the full story here: Why Women Entrepreneurs Over 50 Hold The Aces | Forbes
The honest musings of a Chinese grandmother brings an unseen community into the spotlight. 79-year-old Fang Ruzhen immigrated to Auckland to help raise her grandchildren. Seventeen years on, English is still a foreign language, but she has found community with other elderly Chinese grandparents through her daily ritual of riding the bus to the Asian …
Read the full story here: East Meets East | Loading Docs
From Mamma Mia to Mo Mowlam, Julie Walters brings a unique streak of candour to everything she does. The actor talks to Tim Adams about fame, family and farming
Read the full story here: Julie Walters: ‘Who cares about getting old?’ | The Guardian