Waterfront Properties | Real Estate News, Information & Blog - Blog Archive: April, 2020 | Page #14

The highly contagious COVID-19 disease is unsettling for all South Floridians, as well as the nation. Since vehicle interiors are essentially small contained spaces, it is important to take steps to reduce the risk of introducing the virus into the car, contracting the virus while being inside the vehicle, and bringing it home.

Limiting your trips outside is the most effective method of ensuring you won’t contract the coronavirus or spread it to others. This will reduce the spread of germs into your vehicle and prevent you from carrying them to the outside world, into your car and back inside your home.

Cleaning your vehicle should be on the list of things to do. It is a good idea to use disposable or designated gloves while cleaning to prevent…

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Food is an easy way to boost your immune system.  Your immune systems health is triggered by what we eat and smart lifestyle choices.  Washing your hands for at least 20 seconds, avoiding handshakes, and resisting the urge to touch your face are just some ways to help boost your immune system.

Here are some healthy eating tips to help boost your immune system.

Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables

Focus on the colors of your diet. Eat more greens such as cucumbers and kale, oranges such as sweet potatoes and carrots, purple plums and blueberries.

Eat Your Medicine

Nutraceuticals represent the perfect balance between medicine and food. These supplements might aid control and prevention. Key netraceuticals to help boost your immune system…

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While there is still no cure for the Coronavirus there are things we can do to help keep ourselves safe and limit the spread the disease.

Here are some suggestions that have been endorsed by the CDC and World Health Organization:

Wash Your Hands Frequently

Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.

Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.

Maintain Social Distancing

Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

Why? When someone coughs or sneezes, they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain virus. If you are…

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Let your inner baker shine and try out one of our recipes for the perfect homemade cupcakes. 

The Perfect Vanilla Cupcake:

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

2 sticks of butter (softened)

1 ½ cup of sugar

3 large eggs

1 tbsp of pure vanilla extract

2 cups of all-purpose flour

1 ½ tsp baking powder

1 tsp of salt

¾ cup of milk 

Directions: 

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line two muffin pans with liners

Step 2: In a large bowl, add all ingredients and begin to mix until the cupcake batter is made

Step 3: Pour the batter into the muffin pans, filling each cupcake liner 3/4th of the way

Step 4: Place the cupcake in the oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown

Step…

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Yesterday health officials announced that the number of Floridians diagnosed with the Coronavirus has soared to more than 9,000, including 737 in Palm Beach County.

The 1,235 new cases are the most in any 24-hour period since the state confirmed its first case a month ago. The 121 new cases in the county are a 20 percent jump in 24 hours. Statewide, the number of confirmed cases grew by 16 percent in one day.

This all means that we in Palm Beach County need to continue to take social distancing seriously and avoid any kind of unnecessary physical interaction until we have successfully “flattened the curve” in our area.

Good News

Officials at the county’s Health Care District, which has been running the testing center at the FITTEAM…

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Fort Lauderdale Psychologist Gretchen Heinsen recently shared some insights for mental health and wellness for those struggling in quarantine.

1. Stick to a routine.  Go to sleep and wake up at a reasonable time, write a schedule that is varied and includes time for work as well as self-care.

2. Dress for the social life you want, not the social life you have.  Get showered and dressed in comfortable clothes, wash your face, brush your teeth.  Take the time to do a bath or a facial.  Put on some bright colors.  It is amazing how our dress can impact our mood.

3. Get out at least once a day, for at least thirty minutes.  If you are concerned of contact, try first thing in the morning, or later in the evening, and try less traveled streets and…

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Many residents of Southeast Florida are anticipating a stimulus check. Who will receive a check?  A Person earning up to $75,000 in adjusted gross income and who has a valid Social Security number will receive a $1,200 payment. That also indicates married couples, filing joint tax returns, will receive the full payment of $2,400 if their reported adjusted gross income is under $150,000. Parents will also receive $500 for each qualifying child.  You must earn at least $2,500 to qualify for the payments.

Note that the payment steadily declines for those persons make more than the outlined amount. Those earning more than $99,000, or $198,000 for joint filers, will not be eligible. The upper limits are a little different for those who file as “head of…

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Tequesta residents know this is the perfect opportunity for some home bound fun.  Reconnect with the members of your household with basic fun you can do at home with the kids. 

Hire one of your “tweens” as a helper.  If you are working remotely at home, consider hire one of your” tweens” as a mother’s helper. School’s out for everyone, so hire your own” tween” to help entertain and help oversee the little ones or help with an elder in the home.  It’s a win-win for everyone!

Maintain a routine.  Children, especially those experiencing developmental disabilities may find schedule changes and unstructured time anxiety-provoking. Create a schedule that includes wake-up and bedtimes, meals, outdoor play, and learning and free time.

Try an online…

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There are many questions circulating about the Coronavirus. Some of them we have already covered in other posts. But it’s still important to learn as much as you can and then use that knowledge to keep you and your family safe.

What happens when you get the Coronavirus?

People with COVID-19 generally develop signs and symptoms, including mild respiratory symptoms and fever, on an average of 5-6 days after infection (mean incubation period 5-6 days, range 1-14 days). Most people infected with COVID-19 virus have mild disease and recover.

What is the risk of my child becoming sick with the Coronavirus?

Based on available evidence, children do not appear to be at higher risk for COVID-19 than adults. While some children and infants have been…

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Since all gyms, golf courses, tennis courts, swimming pools and all other recreational facilities are closed due to what going on in the world, many gyms and workout apps have been going virtual for you to still get your daily workouts in. 

Here are some free apps and workouts to try from home.

  • Peloton: the indoor spin bike and treadmill is continuing to host their live classes without an audience during this time. The app is free to download and is free for all users with a subscription for 90 days. Not only does Peloton offer spin classes and running but they offer cardio classes, boot camp classes, weights, yoga, meditation, strength, stretching, walking, and their newest class is dance cardio. 
  • Nike Training App: Nike has waived the…

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