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First Native American Cabinet Secretary Makes Her Mark

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

     

   

Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Appointed to Rare Third Term

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

Movies for Grownups: Watch Manzanar, Diverted

This documentary captures the epic story of the American West. Register for the screening May 28

New Book Details Eartha Kitt's Amazing Life

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

   

Health

Your ACA Health Insurance Enrollment Checklist

Guide to understanding costs, coverage, subsidies and how to sign up for a plan

Fewer Native Americans Getting Heart Disease

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

During Pandemic Year, Weight Gain, Insomnia Spiked

A new Harris Poll survey found negative health effects within the Native American community

How Race and Ethnicity Impact Alzheimer's Care, Perceptions

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

Book a Vaccine Appointment With No Computer

Faith groups, libraries, Meals on Wheels all chipping in to help those without access

Money & Jobs

IRS Tax Deadlines You Need to Know in 2021

Taxpayers now have until May 17 to file 2020 federal tax returns

How to Find a Mentor for Your Small Business

Connecting and networking with experienced advisers can help your business grow

5 Professions That Have Started Hiring Again

Demand for teachers, restaurant staff, other jobs popular with older workers jumps

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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