Parrish Medical Group

Heart Attack Symptoms in Women 
Heart attacks occur when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked by a buildup of plaque in coronary arteries. The initial cause is often due to certain risk factors, like being a heavy smoker, living a high-stress lifestyle, or being excessively overweight. But others can also be at high […]

American Heart Association

Brevard’s Heart Walk 
The American Heart Association (AHA) funds more research than any other U.S. organization except the federal government. It spends nearly 80 cents of every dollar it receives on research, education and community. Research dollars support scientific studies seeking new discoveries related to causes, prevention and treatment of heart disease and stroke. The organization […]

5 Healthy Tips

Daily Physical Activity.

Exercise increases the length and quality of your life. It can also reduce your chances of developing high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes, which
can all be damaging to your heart.  Doing something physical for 30 minutes, five days a week will help support
cardiovascular wellness. 
Know Your Numbers.

Ask your doctor to check your blood […]

Health Happenings

February 1
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Breastfeeding and New Moms Group
Rockledge Regional Medical Center.
110 Longwood Ave., Rockledge, FL
The Family Birth Place at Rockledge Regional Medical Center (4th floor of the main hospital)
Breastfeeding support group for new mothers and their babies. This group is led by a lactation consultant and is held every Thursday at The Family Birth […]

The King Center Celebrating 30 Years

With a Trick or Two Up Their Sleeve
By Steve Hicks
SpaceCoast Living met with the special events co-chairs on The King Center’s board of directors’ fundraising committee. It was the week before Christmas, and the EFSC campus was buzzing with activity preparing for a commencement the next day. But there was more going on than pomp […]

One Last Question: Lori Reader

If you ask anyone about SpaceCoast Living, or engage in any kind of discussion about something we’ve written about, it seems the first name that always comes up is Lori Reader. Ask, “Did you see the article about pets in the August issue?” and the answer will undoubtedly start with, “Do you know Lori Reader?” […]

Meredith’s Performance Wear & Costume Design

Viera resident Victoria Amendolare always had a desire to create and design. Her teenage dream was to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. But because of the cost of tuition and other obstacles, after graduating from Satellite High, she pursued a degree in electrical engineering. After graduation from Florida Tech, where […]

Go For the Burn | Montego Bay Trading Company

By Steven Hicks
For years, Tom Beasley went to Jamaica on vacations and started bringing back jerk rub, little hot sauces he’d bought down there, and his friends who’d enjoyed it with him for years, decided they wanted to buy some. Beasley tells us, “this was just when the hot sauce was probably getting ready to […]

FirstWave Financial | What’s Your Wealth Confidence?

What if your WealthConfidence has less to do with the amount of money you have and more to do with your mindset?
There are eight different mindsets that contribute to an improved WealthConfidence.
We would all like to win the lottery or have that special investment give us an enormous return. But if your WealthConfidence is dependent […]

Helping to Instill Healthy Habits Early On | Health First

By Sara Paulson, Health First
Proper nutrition and physical activity can help stave off a host of health problems. That’s why Health First is determined to pass healthy habits on to Brevard’s most impressionable
residents – children.
“Health First is committed to improving the health and well-being of the residents in Brevard County,” said Drew Rector, Health First’s […]

In Closing | George Trosett | Surfing Santa

SCL: We have to ask…how did this get started?
George Trosset: Surfing Santas started back in 2009. I called my son on December 23 and said, “Tomorrow morning, I need you on the beach, you and your wife, in elf costumes. I’m going to be surfing Santa, you guys are going to be my elves and […]

Company Profile | CurbPro

When it comes to curb appeal, the experts at CurbPro have it covered – from decorative pavers to complete landscape design and installation.
When it comes to curb appeal, the experts at CurbPro have it covered – from decorative pavers to complete landscape design and installation, all suited to bring the best out of your home.
CurbPro […]

Reservations | It’s Dinnertime at Chart House

By Mallorie Ann Ingram
Unique flavors, charming ambiance and breathtaking views are exactly what you get when visiting Chart House in Melbourne. Nestled conveniently near the Indian River Lagoon, Melbourne beaches, and downtown hot spots, this restaurant is not your average seafood dining experience.
Some menu favorites include the fresh Snapper Hemingway, succulent shrimp dishes, and slow-roasted […]

Getting the Most for your Home | Ellingson Properties

Maximizing Your Home’s Value
Selling a home can be an exciting and at times challenging process for homeowners. Today there are many online options available to house hunters to assist in their search and multiple factors working together to influence their decisions. Buyers may spend hours scrolling through listings online before deciding which homes to see. The […]

A Kempf’s Christmas Vacation

Jason Kempf, Co-Owner of Kempf’s Jewelers
Pictured with wife, Jamie
The Kempfs stay true to their holiday traditions. Jason Kempf tells us, “It all started back in 1989 while obsessing over the movie ‘Christmas Vacation’ featuring the one and only Clark W. Griswold. I was 17 at the time.” Kempf convinced his big brother to help with […]

School of Psychology & Educational Services | Dr. Elisa Ulibarri Yoho

You may be wondering why your child is having a hard time in school or maybe you suspect that your child has ADHD. A doctor or a teacher may have suggested that you get a psychoeducational evaluation. A psychoeducational evaluation will provide information about your child’s learning style, academic strengths and weaknesses, and assist in […]

Holiday Stories

Anne Conroy-Baiter
President, Junior Achievement of the Space Coast
Pictured with daughters Rowan,Trinity and Pallasgrean
Rowan, Trinity, Pallasgrean and I moved here from New York state three years ago, and like many northerners, we struggled to find our tropical holiday footing. In New York, we lived in my family’s 152-year-old homestead—a perfect Christmas house with huge 16-pane windows to […]

Healthy SKIN Healthy YOU | with Brevard Skin and Cancer Center

Brevard Skin and Cancer Center features board-certified dermatologists and experienced medical professionals dedicated to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of hair, skin and nail conditions. In the September 2015 issue of SpaceCoast Living HEALTH, we wrote, “Healthy, beautiful skin is viewed as an outward sign of good health and wellness.” Unfortunately, skin cancer is very […]

Thank You For Your Service | Wickham Dental Care

That is a phrase we hear regularly these days as civilians thank those who have served in our armed forces. We probably do not overhear it enough, but the trend is probably growing. More than just saying it, which is much appreciated, some take an extra step. Some of us will buy a vet a […]

Medicare Ratings | Now An Important Part of Choosing Home Care

At some point in our lives, most of us will require in-home care or know someone who will. When the time comes to make the decision for ourselves or a loved one, what should be considered? Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) established the Home Health Compare (HHC) website on The […]