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Medicare Savings Programs Can Save Enrollees Thousands

AARP Foundation helps older adults sign up


6 Steps for Making Family Reunions Memorable

Early planning and research can make this your best gathering yet

Grandmother of Juneteenth Launched a Movement

How activist Opal Lee helped turn a cherished tradition into our newest national holiday


Ice-T Describes His Unique American Journey

From street hustler to rap icon to ‘Law & Order: SVU’

Where to Hear the Diversity of Country Music

Online radio stations and playlists showcase Black, Latino and LGBTQ artists

Anthony Anderson Brings the Heat to the New ‘Law & Order’

'Black-ish' star returns for reboot of iconic show

​How Halle Berry Found Her Groove

​The actress-director has had career success

The 10 Best Commodores Songs of All Time

Stream these Motown hits and get ready to dance

Must-Read Books About the African-American Experience

Top picks suggested by scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Your Health

Many Women of Color Regularly Face Discrimination

AARP survey reveals that many women face biases

New Treatments Available for Sickle Cell Disease

They are helping people live longer, productive lives

ACA Has Led to More African Americans Getting Insurance

HHS report shows disparities in access to care

Rapid Prostate Screening Could Benefit Black Men

Technology is available to produce inexpensive tests

Skin Cancer Risks Increased for People of Color

Black people have lower survival rates

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Beauty and Style

7 Best Invisible Sunscreens for Darker Skin Tones

​Get plenty of SPF protection without a chalky white residue

​Treating Hyperpigmentation on Darker Skin Tones

​Dermatologists provide tips on how to fade stubborn brown spots on skin

​5 Best Foundations for Black Women 50+​

Makeup brands are offering a greater range of hues for darker skin

We Thrive Together

Bisexual Activist on Love and Losses

ABilly S. Jones-Hennin on society’s changing attitudes

9 Fun Family Activities that Span Generations

Ideas for games, excursions and activities for all

Grandpa With Alzheimer’s Thrives Making TikTok Videos

Charles Mallet, 86, has found joy making videos

​‘I’m Going to Fight for This Garden’​

​Shelley Halstead saves condemned properties

​Spreading the Joy of Jumping Through Double Dutch

Au​​thor creates masters' team of jump ropers

Work and Money

7 Money-Saving Tips for Family Reunions

Negotiate costs and consider a variety of incomes when planning

Why Many Black Women Are Starting Small Businesses​

Some are deciding the best time to begin working for themselves is now​

Woman Restarts Career at 54 After Caring for Her Mom

AARP Foundation program gave Jacquie Johnson direction and support

Veteran's Voices

Unsung Hero of WWII Boosted Morale by Sorting Mail

Hilda Griggs, 98, is one of the last surviving members of the all-black, all-female 6888th postal unit

Tuskegee Airman Gets Recognition After 74 Years

Inaugural 'Top Gun' winner receives Wish of a Lifetime

Veterans, Service Members of Color Grapple With Disparities

New military study finds racial and ethnic minorities face challenges over jobs, finances, discrimination

Video Spotlight

Couple Reunites 42 Years After Racism Broke Them Up

Jeanne Gustavson broke up with Steve Watts in the ‘70s. Decades later, they’re getting married

100-Year-Old Park Ranger Shares Her WWII History

America’s oldest park ranger, Betty Reid Soskin, shares her experiences on the home front

Hidden Figure Who Helped Create GPS Finally Recognized

Mathematician Gladys West, who calculated Earth's shape for the GPS, is finally being praised

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