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The first thing you’ll notice when you visit Advent Christian Village in north Florida is that it’s not your typical retirement community. It’s a rare place — one that embraces community, celebrates living life to the fullest, and dedicates itself to serving others. Whether your lifestyle is vibrant and independent, or you require a few support services, there is a place here for you.

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How Tax Reform May Affect Charitable Giving

The tax reform bill recently signed into law roughly doubles the standard deduction for individuals. That’s good news for most taxpayers, however, because far fewer taxpayers will be able to itemize, many are speculating that charitable giving to qualified non-profit organizations like Advent Christian Village will decrease in 2018.

December Village Streams Available

This month's edition of Village Streams, ACV's e-newsletter that provides useful and timely information about ACV and concerning the issues of aging and its effects on families is now available.

Family-Friendly Events at Advent 'Christmas' Village

Advent Christian Village at Dowling Park loves to celebrate Christmas. As the season surrounding the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, it is a wonderful time of joy and anticipation. For decades, ACV has made the season as festive as possible. This year, many exciting events are planned, and you are invited to take part!

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Help! I Think I’m Getting Alzheimer’s!

Dementia is becoming more prevalent in our society, and it is affecting people at younger ages. Many people fear that a loved one or maybe even they may develop dementia. You may experience forgetfulness when it comes to names, appointments and/or misplacing items. When we are young, we do not always pay attention to these lapses, but as we get older we may become a little anxious about what it may mean.

Raising Healthy Cows and Chickens in North Florida

Do you know what makes food “organic”? Do you look for food that is GMO-free? Do you know what fertilizer is safest? Suwannee County residents Ed and Karen Young have been on a journey for over a decade, growing and raising plants and animals with the intent of producing the healthiest foods possible. It’s a journey that is not only benefiting themselves but many others in Florida.

Save Money, Stay Informed: At-Home Medical Tests

In this day and age, when you can order a pizza by talking to your TV, let the exterminator into your house by unlocking the door using your cellphone while at work (and watch her work via online camera feeds), and rent your entire wardrobe online, it’s no wonder the demand for a variety at-home medical tests is rising.

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