Entries by LuMarie Cordeiro

New House Health Plan Is Making More Waves

New House Health Plan Is Making More Waves By Kristina Mancino Last month, The American Health Care Act (AHCA) was shut down due to severe bipartisan opposition, even though the AHCA was heavily being pushed onto Americans by President Donald Trump. This week, the highly controversial American Health Care Act resurfaced with yet another arguable […]

Soda Lovers Beware: Stroke & Dementia Risk

Soda Lovers Beware: Stroke & Dementia Risk Study links artificially sweetened drinks with higher risk of stroke and dementia. We’ve been told countless times in the last 20 years that regular soda is bad for our health. It’s packed with sugar which experts have been saying for years, the dangers of consuming excessive amounts of […]

Elderly Exercises Using Theraband

Elderly Exercises Using Theraband By Kristina Mancino          Resistance band exercises have become popular in recent years. Now there is an exercise designed to strengthen muscles without putting too much stress and pressure on elderly aging bodies. Low-resistance resistance-bands involve numerous repetitions and can simply be done in a gym, with a personal trainer, or even […]

Re-defining Home: Home Today, Home Tomorrow Design Competition and Home Renovation – AARP

“Walter Moody, a 54 year-old veteran can now welcome his mother and family members home. The Home Today, Home Tomorrow Design Challenge partners presented a newly renovated home, with universal design elements and features in Memphis, TN, to Mr. Moody. This project beautifully illustrates how residents and communities can develop housing designs and features that […]

Spring Quinoa Bowl

Spring Quinoa Bowl The Perfect Healthy Meal For Spring Time! Yield: SERVES 1   Prep time: 15 MINUTES Total time: 15 MINUTES INGREDIENTS: For the Lemon Dressing: 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons golden or white balsamic vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced 2 teaspoons honey Pinch of salt and freshly […]

10 Ways To Fit Fitness Into Your Day

10 Ways To Fit Fitness Into Your Day By Kristina Mancino          We’ve been told that we should exercise at least 30 minutes a day. With how busy we’ve become, finding that 30 minutes to exercise can be difficult. We completely understand! So how can you get the same blood pressure, cholesterol and waistline benefits within […]

Need Income Tax Assistance?

AARP Income Tax Assistance First Monday, Thursday of every month, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Continues through April 17 Call: 407-835-7323 AARP Volunteers provide free income tax assistance. Attendees need to have a valid ID, Social Security Card, any tax forms and Annual Benefits Statements (if necessary). Attendees are seen on a first come, first […]

No Plans To Retire: 44 Years at McDonalds

At the age of 94, McDonald’s employee has no plans to retire after 44 years. Meet Loraine Maurer, she’s spent nearly half her life serving customers at McDonald’s. The 94 year old says she likes the work and her customers. “That’s why I work, because I love them,” Maurer told ABC News explaining why she […]