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Navajo Code Talker Recalls Life Dedicated to Service

Thomas H. Begay, 94, is one of four surviving Code Talkers

     

   

First Native American Cabinet Secretary Makes Her Mark

U.S. Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland including Native people in the conversation

New Book Details Eartha Kitt's Amazing Life

Daughter of the legendary entertainer says her mom was part Cherokee and 'a fierce protector'

Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Appointed to Rare Third Term

Award-winning writer, talks about her Native American history and more

   

Health

Pandemic Shaves a Year off Life Expectancy of Americans

Communities of color suffered disproportionately higher deaths

How Race and Ethnicity Impact Alzheimer's Care, Perceptions

Differing views of dementia from Blacks, Hispanics, Whites, Asians and Native Americans

Expanding Medicare Eligibility Could Help Reduce Disparities

New study finds that coverage gaps for minority groups narrow at age 65

Fewer Native Americans Getting Heart Disease

Study also sees deaths related to heart disease decline for American Indian men

This Is What a Breakthrough COVID Infection Feels Like

Despite being vaccinated, they got COVID-19. Here's what their symptoms were like and what experts say you should know

Money & Jobs

7 Occupations That Are Bouncing Back This Summer

Unemployment rate for older workers has dropped steadily this season

How to Get Certified as a Minority-Owned Business

Certification can open access to government contracts and other types of support

Age Bias in Hiring Hurts Midcareer Workers Worldwide

Many recruiters perceive younger candidates as better fit, international survey finds

Caregiving

Outreach, Training Needed to Help Minority Caregivers

Research, training and outreach is needed to better equip Native American communities

When Cultural Styles Clash During Caregiving

Prevent conflict by having a greater awareness of how cultural influences can impact family caregivers

6 Important Tax Tips to Help Family Caregivers

Caring for a loved one could make you eligible for deductions and tax credits

Diversions

Grow a Flourishing Backyard Tea Garden for Brewing

Advice for gardeners looking to produce peppermint and other plants for a beverage

Sweet Ways to Enjoy Baking With Grandchildren

Whether in person or virtually, strengthen bonds by sharing recipes, techniques for creating confections

Preserve Memories for a Younger Generation

COVID-19 cleaning binges are turning up nostalgic treasures to share

   

Video Spotlight

COVID Survivor Documents Her Illness on Facebook

Carol Todecheene used Facebook to keep her friends updated as she fought the virus

Telehealth Would Aid Rural, Native American Areas

A daughter talks about the struggles caring for her father 400 miles away on a reservation

Delaware Nation Uses Grant to Build Community Garden

Money from AARP award allowed volunteers to plant in raised beds in time for next growing season

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