Joey Hinojosa

About Joey Hinojosa

Joey Hinojosa graduated from the University of Texas-Pan American with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and graduated from Texas Tech University with a master’s degree in mass communications. He joined the Empower Brokerage team in 2022 as a marketing specialist - editor.

An elderly man browses a book at a library.
Why should you visit a library? Seniors might feel there are limited options regarding what to do in their free time. Being active and exercising is always a good idea for people of any age, and there are certainly weightlifting benefits for seniors. What other ways can seniors benefit themselves? Visiting your […]

Why Should You Visit a Library?

A love sign and a couple are photographed on back-to-back park benches.
5 Golden Hollywood Romantic Comedies February is often associated with Valentine’s Day, romance, gifts of chocolates and cards that exchange loved ones’ hands, and maybe romantic-comedy films. Although currently an endangered species in modern-day Hollywood, romantic comedies once dominated the silver screen from the film industry’s inception to as recently as the […]

5 Golden Romantic Comedies

Lettered tiles are arranged in a random way on a game board.
Games Make Your Mind Sharp Did you know that playing specific games can make your mind sharp? Keeping your brain active and solving problems benefits your mind’s health. Sudoku keeps your mind sharp Sudoku features a nine-by-nine grid of blank spaces and number-occupied spaces. The player must fill the empty […]

Games Make Your Mind Sharp

Papaya slices on a cutting board are seen.
Purposeful Papayas Papayas are delicious fruits with many health benefits. The fruit is native to Central America, but today, the fruit grows around the world. The fruit is cylindrically shaped or spherical. Papayas begin to ripen when they appear about 50% yellow and 50% green. Slicing ripe papaya in half […]

Purposeful Papayas

A dinner table is set by candelight.
Thanksgiving has many traditional dishes. Turkey, cranberries, and pumpkin pie are a few of the foods many people enjoy on the last Thursday of November. Would you like to try baking some unique Thanksgiving dishes? Unique Thanksgiving Dish #1 Pull-Apart Garlic Bread Traditional bread rolls are always tasty, but you […]

3 Unique Thanksgiving Dishes

A sliced pomegranate is seen.
Pomegranate Benefits Everyone is looking for a miracle food that will provide health benefits, and pomegranates are near the top of the list of most nourishing fruits. Pomegranates flourish well in a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and cool winters. The fruit prospers in its native lands, the Middle East, and […]

Pomegranate Benefits

An elderly man kisses his wife while she leans in and hugs him.
Health insurance can be confusing for many people. You might wonder whom you can trust with your personal information. Empower Brokerage has friendly licensed agents that assist you in finding the right plan for you. Let’s examine a few common questions and answers about when you can first enroll in […]

When can I enroll in Medicare?

Shoes in boxes are seen on shelves.
Choosing the best shoes is important at any age. The shoes we wear can hinder or benefit our health. Are your shoes comfortable when you walk? Do they have enough foot support? Are you experiencing pain when you walk? There are several approaches to selecting the right pair of shoes. […]

Choosing the best shoes

An woman sprays a citrus-flowered air freshener. But is it safe?.
It is human nature to enjoy natural scents and smells. The smells of a ripe orange, fresh rain, or a home-cooked meal are pleasant scents most people enjoy breathing in. Over the last several decades, the household-cleaning industry has sold artificially scented products to mask or eliminate unpleasant odors. Are […]

Are air fresheners safe?

protein-rich food salmon is being prepared for cooking
There are various reasons why one should consider eating high-protein foods. Protein-rich foods have many benefits. Protein in your food consumption is necessary to maintain optimum health. These foods have essential vitamins and minerals that keep you healthy, can help you lose weight, build muscle mass, and strengthen you as […]

The Benefits of Protein-Rich Foods