Steps to Living a Heart-Healthy Life

Steps to Living a Heart-Healthy Life

The heart is the engine that keeps the human body moving. It pumps blood in and out of the lungs and supplies the entire body with oxygen. As we age, our hearts begin to slow down and our arteries stiffen. This change is natural, so being proactive over our heart’s health is essential. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death for older adults. Adults 65 and older have an increased risk of developing heart disease and are much more likely to suffer from a heart attack or heart failure. This change, in one of the most active muscles in the human body, is debilitating and dramatically reduces the quality of life of seniors. Luckily there are ways to prevent, delay, and reverse the risks of heart problems: Have your blood pressure checked regularly There are plenty of ways you can get your blood pressure checked that doesn’t mean waiting at the doctor’s office. Most...
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Ideas for vacationing while the weather is nice

Ideas for vacationing while the weather is nice

The weather in Florida right now can’t be beaten. Our northern neighbors have been envying us all winter, but it will soon get hot again and unbearable to be outside. That’s why we think now is a great time to enjoy all the outdoors has to offer and take a small vacation. As Floridians, we have lots of travel options to choose from between beachside hotels and Disney World to golf retreats and more. With the help of our Approved Vendors, we have a few ideas up our sleeves. Go anywhere with Giant Recreation World RV travel exploded this year as people wanted the freedom to travel without worrying about flights and hotels. You can go from sleeping by a lake one day to waking up at a beach town the next. Even just within Florida, there are so many options depending on your interests. The Florida Keys are an ideal destination this time of year and most beach towns have RV parks...
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What to know about Florida’s East Coast real estate right now

What to know about Florida’s East Coast real estate right now

| Courtesy of the Flagler County Association of Realtors | Flagler County had a positive increase of 49.7 percent of closed sales from November of 2019 to November 2020. (As posted stats on their website). Additionally, the Median Sale Price increased just over 12 percent year over year. The demand is high based on low-interest rates currently still available. Approximately, two months of inventory available. Retirees and other migrating individuals remain interested in Flagler County for the lifestyle it provides from beach-side living to year-round warm weather. The real estate market in Volusia County is off to a busy start in the first half of January 2021. From January 1 to January 15, 770 single-family homes went on the market. Approximately 28 percent of these listings are under contract because of strong buyer demand. The strong interest is a direct result of the low-interest rates currently available. Interest rates are always subject to change depending on many factors. Dulce Monahan from Adams Cameron &...
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