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Lending a Strong Hand: AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program

Posted on 01/31/2012 by | Washington D.C. | Comments

WorkGrowing old in America is not what it used to be. If you are an African-American or Hispanic over 50, you’re more likely to feel financially insecure than any other minority group. These are some of the reasons why older adults either have to look for a job after retirement or delay retirement for a few years. Women in particular, have suffered rising unemployment rates in the last 3 years, peaking at more than 7 percent this past summer. But …