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Something to Bark About

In the last year, our pets have become an extension of our daily lives unlike ever before. They’re our coworkers and support systems, and the regular stars of video meetings and digital gatherings. So when it comes to grooming and training, it’s important to give our pets the best, in a safe setting that puts your dog first. That was the mission of CEO Adrian Rosa when he launched... Read More

Breaking the Mold

When looking back at Keith Davis’ life, it is clear how important it is to him to set the loftiest of goals and then work hard to attain them. It makes sense, then, that the same approach is such a big part of his practice as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ at Executive Wealth Management of Raymond James in Orlando. Clients are encouraged to set stretch goals for their portfolio,... Read More

Bringing People Back Together

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably been feeling an overwhelming urge to get away from life’s daily slog. Perhaps you’re tired of seeing family solely through a laptop screen or have had enough of cooking dinner nightly. You let your mind wander to a place where the kids are splashing playfully in a pool while you sip a cocktail nearby. And you can practically feel... Read More

Parenthood Made Possible

The emotional impact of infertility on those hoping to start or grow their family can be just as hard to deal with as the physical aspects. Reproductive Medicine Associates (RMA) of Florida, a leading fertility clinic based in Lake Mary, understands that and treats their patients like family as they provide them with first-rate medical care.  Dr. George Patounakis, the medical... Read More

Valiant Visionaries

Florida Retina Institute treats a wide range of eye care issues, including those affecting children, with a compassionate approach. Since 1979, Florida Retina Institute has been providing patients with top-notch eye care throughout Central Florida. The institute boasts cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology as well as an exceptional staff. Best of all, the highly skilled team... Read More

A Change of Scenery

Escape the confines of your house with a much-needed trip to the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa on the Emerald Coast. Lately, so much of what we experience takes place inside our own home. Parents are working at kitchen islands while kids attend school virtually at the dining room table. Tickets to the movies have been replaced by Netflix binges and we’re on a first-name... Read More

Leading the Way

Providing high quality care that is both convenient and cutting edge has helped Associates in Dermatology become a pioneer in the field of skin care. Central Florida is blessed with a dermatology practice committed to offering experienced providers, cutting-edge treatment and the latest technologies. For over three decades, Associates in Dermatology has been synonymous with high... Read More

Re-Inventing Classrooms: Inclusion’s Role in Academics

Classrooms have changed drastically since most parents attended school. Technology has made us more connected and automated. New careers are being created just as quickly as skillsets become obsolete in a rapidly evolving society. How can elementary education best prepare children for a world that is constantly reinventing itself? What do educators need to teach students so that... Read More

Not If, But When

Welcoming the child you’ve always wanted is possible with the help of Sunshine State Adoption & Home Study Services. When reflecting on the milestones in your life, there are likely several individuals who helped along the way, guiding you to that accomplishment. Maybe it was a teacher who never gave up on you, a colleague who encouraged you to go for that promotion or a friend... Read More

Vision Focused

The Florida Retina Institute specializes in treating retinal detachment, a serious eye ailment that can cause permanent vision problems. The retina is a delicate layer of tissue that is attached to the back of your eye and an integral part of your body’s visual system. However, sometimes your retina can become detached, a serious condition that requires immediate medical attention. Retinal... Read More

A Personal Approach

The team at Cramer, Price & de Armas, P.A. place relationships at the center of their legal services When a legal matter pops up in your life, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed: Where do you start? Who do you call? How is this going to impact your future? Finding the right help on Day One can make all the difference, which was why the lawyers at Cramer, Price & de Armas,... Read More

Forever Families

The Children’s Society of Florida supports parents who are eager to adopt and helps provide forever homes for children. Jessica Ellis always saw herself adopting or fostering a child at some point. It’s no surprise considering she works in the education field with kids and most of all, she loves children. This thought started to become a reality in 2018 when she had a cancer... Read More

A Vital First Step

Connecting Hearts Adoption Services puts would-be parents on the right path. Adopting a baby had always been the long-held dream of Jennifer Abler, who knew from the time that she was just a young girl and diagnosed with juvenile type 1 diabetes that a pregnancy would be risky. After marrying a single dad and adopting his daughter, Abler admits she thought her dream of motherhood... Read More

The Strength to Keep Fighting

With a focus on the necessity of forging forward; adaptability, creativity and resilience— internally and externally—allow the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation to continue to advocate and educate in spite of 2020’s challenges. When the COVID-19 pandemic brought the country to a standstill in March, the people behind the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation didn’t have time to... Read More

The Good Fight

Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation is working to close the gap between women who are able to access life-saving care for breast cancer and those who are not. Toni Pressley may be well-known for her play on the field as a member of the Orlando Pride soccer team, but it’s her work away from the game that is equally inspiring. With a desire to make a difference in the Central... Read More

A Healthy Vision

The Florida Retina Institute specializes in treating diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of blindness that often goes undiagnosed. When undiagnosed or left untreated, diabetes is a disease known to cause many serious health complications. One of those complications is diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in adults ages 20 to 74. Retinopathy happens when high blood... Read More

An Eye Opener

The stress of the pandemic can lead to poor skin conditions, but the expert team at Associates in Dermatology can put you on a path to recovery. With daily reminders of the harsh realities surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been hard to hide the worry and fatigue so many of us are dealing with. As both our professional and personal lives have been turned upside down, the... Read More

Rising to the Occasion

With the pandemic having a major impact on family law, Conti Moore continues to be a fierce advocate for her clients. For many people who suffer through a divorce, it can be one of the most turbulent times of their lives, and doing so during the COVID-19 pandemic only adds to the stress level. Feelings of sadness, loneliness and confusion are common, but having a trusted family... Read More

Plan, Protect and Provide

The attorneys of Murphy & Berglund PLLC help clients safeguard their wishes, as well as their families, in the aftermath of divorce. With the issuance of a divorce decree, two people who once loved each other can go their separate ways and heal from the emotional trauma—starting life anew. One chapter of the story ends and another begins. This would be true in a perfect world.... Read More

The Right Fit

Dr. Clifford P. Clark III, a board-certified plastic surgeon and the medical director of Clark Institute for Aesthetics, has a message for individuals eager to transform their lives. Throughout its lifetime, the human body undergoes a gradual, yet not always graceful, transformation. Facial lines deepen. Eyelids droop. Breasts lose their fullness. Naturally, many people seek out... Read More

Putting Patients First

In the midst of the pandemic, Dr. Michael Steppie and the experts at Associates in Dermatology remain committed to providing the utmost care. Dr. Michael Steppie is not your average dermatologist. As president and medical director of Associates in Dermatology, founded in 1989, he has an unrivaled passion for serving Central Florida’s community through clinical, general and cosmetic... Read More