Entries by LuMarie Cordeiro

Study Shows Mentally Stimulating Activities Reduce Cognitive Impairment

By Kristina Mancino           Mild cognitive impairment is known clinically as the intermediate stage between normal cognitive function and dementia. A new study researched whether or not mentally stimulating activities can reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment. In several long-term studies, between 16 and 20 percent of people developed mild cognitive […]

SMOKEY CHICKEN WITH AVOCADO SAUCE

SMOKEY CHICKEN WITH AVOCADO SAUCE Ingredients Chicken 2 tablespoons avocado oil 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder 14 ounces boneless chicken breast Avocado Sauce 1 avocado, chopped 1/4 cup Greek Yogurt or Homemade Mayo 1/4 cup chopped red onion 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1 jalapeno, chopped 1 tablespoon lime […]

Executive Order: Halt & Review of Consumer Protection Rule For Retirement

Executive Order: Halt & Review of Consumer Protection Rule For Retirement By Kristina Mancino          In April of 2017, The Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule, better known as the “conflict-of interest rule,” was set to be complied by financial professionals. The federal rule would make financial professionals to act in the best interest of their clients […]

Natural Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Kristina Mancino                    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects an estimated 1.5 million people in the United States. More women than men deal with this autoimmune disease that can reduce a person’s quality of life and cause disability or premature death. Before we discuss natural remedies for this […]

White Bean Tuna Salad

(Photography Credit: Elise Bauer) White Bean Tuna Salad Deliciously packed with Omega-3 and Protein. Great for people who are on an anti-inflammatory diet. Ingredients: 1 can (15.5 oz.) cannelini beans, drained and rinsed 1 can tuna packed in olive oil (5-6 oz.); olive oil drained 1 cup chopped curly parsley 1 cup arugula 1/4 cup […]

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Linked To Osteoporosis Prevention

By Kristina Mancino           The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates that more than 53 millions people, in the United States, has or has the risk of developing osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition that affects our bones, it reduces strength which leads to a higher risk of fractured bones. It is […]

4th of July Firecracker Jell-O Cups!

These Red, white, and blue 4th of July Firecracker Jell-O shots will be the hit at your Independence Day celebrations. Do you host or attend a large July 4th party with family or friends? July 4th is one of our favorite holidays. There is nothing better than spending time with family, friends, enjoying great food […]

5 Ways for Children to Volunteer with Senior Citizens

Make a Senior Smile Today One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time… In 2010, there were 40.3 million adults over the age of 65 living in the U.S. This number is only expected to grow, which means that there are plenty of older adults to share your days with. Many senior […]

Ready to meet this Summer’s premier cocktail?

Say hello to the Paloma cocktail! Summer’s easiest cocktail to make! Happy Friday to everyone! Summer has officially begun!   Summer is always hectic for me with the kids being out of school, the July 4th holiday and several family birthdays to celebrate. As many of you may already know, the Paloma is probably one […]

Why Hungry Seniors Aren’t Getting Enough To Eat

When we picture hungry Americans, we may see the faces of children, or single moms. But many of the people who struggle to fill their bellies are beyond age 65. Some of them are even malnourished, a condition that sets them up for all kinds of other health risks, like falling. Malnutrition may go undetected […]