About the Author

Cassandra Raposo

Cassandra has been a writer for Your AAA since 2017. She writes mostly Lifestyle content, but will dabble in other topics here and there. Cassandra graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a bachelor’s degree in English and a concentration in writing, rhetoric and communication. When she’s not writing, you can likely find her singing in the car or petting a dog somewhere.

Articles by Cassandra Raposo

What to Do in Hartford, CT

Make the most of your stay in one of the United States’ oldest cities with our list of what to do in Hartford, CT.

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Helpful Helpings

For many, the holiday season evokes the spirit of giving. This year, give back to your community and those less fortunate, in addition to your friends and family, by donating to your local food pantry. Food pantries typically ask for nonperishable goods such as canned fruits and vegetables, dry pasta, oatmeal, peanut butter and evaporated

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Bone Up on Osteoporosis

It’s never too late to strengthen your bones and help prevent osteoporosis. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about 80 percent of the 10 million Americans with osteoporosis are women. With this disorder, usually related to aging, weakening bones lead to pain, decreased height and skeletal deformities. Here are some exercises the foundation recommends to

Healthy Dishes: Yummy Recipes with Healthful Benefits

Fill your diet with superfoods that address women’s health concerns with these flavorful and healthy dishes. 1. Savor the flavor When thinking of building strong bones, a cheesy Italian meal probably doesn’t come to mind. But this spinach and ricotta cannelloni from the National Osteoporosis Foundation is loaded with nutrients such as calcium, iron and

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