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10 Hispanic Firsts and the Trailblazers Who Achieved Them

From the red carpet to outer space, travel back in time to celebrate these leaders

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage!

Meet the Latina Visionary Contributing to Marvel Studios

Victoria Alonso wins a 2022 Hispanic Heritage Foundation Vision Award

Exploring Linda Ronstadt’s Family Album

The beloved singer shares her memories of the lands that span the U.S.-Mexico border

Commemorate This Month With Art and Music

Attend virtual and live events, learn more about Latinx contributions to history

3 Ways Hispanic Inventors Changed Our Lives

The patents they earned in middle age have reshaped parenting, commuting and music

Long-Awaited Selena Album Updates Her Early Tracks

On ‘Moonchild Mixes,’ the star’s family used advanced digital technology to modernize songs

10 Latino American Icons Who Changed This Country

Experts share who they’d like to see featured in the National Museum of the American Latino

Your Health

How Skin Color May Put Your Health at Risk

Recent studies suggest some modern medical devices add to racial disparities in health care

The Surprising Impact of Racism on the Brain

New research suggests discrimination is linked to memory decline in middle-aged adults

Many Women of Color Regularly Face Discrimination

AARP survey reveals that women face biases, putting them at risk for mental health issues

5 Healthy Reasons to Love Mexican Food

This Cinco de Mayo, load up on the guacamole, guilt-free

Medicare Savings Programs Can Save Enrollees Thousands

AARP Foundation helps older adults sign up

Money and Jobs

Three Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your Business

Jen Hemphill, host of the podcast “Her Dinero Matters,” shares common mistakes

Pandemic Costs Women Workers Jobs, Income

Caregiving duties, age discrimination hinder ability of many to make a living, AARP survey finds

Turn Your Skills Into a Business Opportunity

These steps can help you make your entrepreneurial dream a reality

Video Spotlight

Ray Espinoza , Marine Vet Receives Wish of a Lifetime

He hopes song will advance cancer research

This Singer Is Inspiring a Wave of Female Mariachis

Veronica Robles began her mariachi career at 14

Meet the Scientist Behind a Game-Changing Vaccine

Microbiologist nominated for a Nobel Prize

Entertainment

AARP Visits With Linda Ronstadt

The singer and author shares her thoughts on culture, home and family

10 Marvel Blockbusters Produced by Victoria Alonso

From 'Avengers' to 'Spider-Man: No Way Home,' a list of the Hollywood trailblazer's biggest hits

6 Things You Didn't Know About Ricky Martin

Here are some surprising facts about the Grammy-winning singer

Where to Hear the Diversity of Country Music

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

Brazilian Musician Sergio Mendes on the Power of Music

'My whole life has been a series of encounters that I never planned'

Caregiving

Caring Act Would Provide Tax Credit to Family Caregivers

Bipartisan legislation would give up to $5,000 to offset expenses

Becoming a 'Sudden' Caregiver of a Loved One

Whether due to accident or illness, navigating this unfamiliar world can be daunting

Feds Say Nursing Homes Must Vaccinate Workers

Facilities who do not comply could see their federal Medicare and Medicaid funding withheld

Veterans

Marine Vet Receives Wish of a Lifetime, Records Song

Ray Espinoza, 86, hopes his song will advance cancer research

Free Resources for Veterans with PTSD

Where to find help for post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, more

2 Latina Veterans Reflect on the Lessons They've Learned

Inspiring stories of good and bad times, sacrifice and public service in the armed forces

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