This Hispanic Heritage Month, Let’s Rejoice in the Beauty of our Culture

The Importance of Latinos in Clinical Trials

This post originally appeared on the NHCOA blog. Latinos comprise one of the U.S.’s largest ethnic groups, making up 17% of the U.S. population; however, they only make up 1% of those participating in clinical trials, according to data from the National Press. This is...
This Hispanic Heritage Month, Let’s Rejoice in the Beauty of our Culture

What do Older Adults Need to Thrive?

This blog post originally appeared on Medium.com. by Maria Eugenia Hernandez-Lane This is a question that I have consistently asked throughout my time with the National Hispanic Council on Aging. This question has helped guide along our goals as an organization...
This Hispanic Heritage Month, Let’s Rejoice in the Beauty of our Culture

Latinos and Retirement: 6 Things Dallas Taught Me

By Maria F. Mata. This post originally appeared on Medium.com. Last summer, a group of colleagues and I went to Dallas to coordinate a series of activities for Latino older adults that included an open forum with seniors, local leaders, and representatives from...
This Hispanic Heritage Month, Let’s Rejoice in the Beauty of our Culture

Memories Worth Fighting For

I remember the day I graduated from college like it was yesterday. My family flew in from our small town in South Texas to watch me become the first person in our family to graduate from college. The look on my mother’s face as I walked across the stage on that sunny...