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HOME•AUTO•LIFE Since 1981 Agency Owner Steve Barry has been saving Floridian’s money on their insurance needs. We represent over 30 carriers to provide customers with the lowest rates. We are conveniently located off of Bruce B. Downs Blvd. in Wesley Chapel next to Burger Monger in the same plaza as Bonefish and First Watch and have over 50 years of combined experience. As your independent Agent We Shop and You Save!

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Dominic Kouffman — President Janet C. Wasserberger — Vice President Joanne M. Cline — Secretary Richard Kennedy — Treasurer Tiia Cartwright — Director at Large Community Association Manager - Rocco Iervasi riervasi@melrosemanagement.com grandhampton@melrosemanagement.com Amenities Supervisor - Barry Moon bmoon@melrosemanagement.com Lifestyle Director - Vicki Teter

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COMMUNITY DATES HAPPENING THIS MONTH!

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MARCH 1ST Make, Take and Bake Pizza Party 6-7:30pm RSVP

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MARCH 2ND Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Party 2-4pm RSVP

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MARCH 7TH Toddler Time at Branchton Farms 10am MARCH 8TH Time for Wine & Murder Mystery Theater @Clubhouse 7-9pm MARCH 9TH Family Olympics 11-2pm RSVP MARCH 11TH HOA BOD Meeting 6:30PM MARCH 14TH Adult Breakfast Club 9:30am-10:30am RSVP MARCH 18TH Spring Break Breakfast 9:30-11am RSVP MARCH 20TH Book Club 11 am / Family Paint Night 6:45 pm RSVP MARCH 21ST GNO 7pm MARCH 23RD Spring Break Foam Party and Games 11-2pm RSVP

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APRIL 3RD Toddler Time 6:30-7:30 pm at clubhouse RSVP APRIL 5TH Comedy Night 7-930pm RSVP APRIL 6TH Community Yard Sale & Market Place 8 am -1 pm @Clubhouse

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COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT

What you need to know to RSVP for Lifestyle Events 1. Visit our Website: Visit www.egrandhampton.com to see upcoming events and click on the image of the event on the home page or on the event on the community calendar to bring you to that event’s page and click the “RSVP here” button. NOTE: Any event with a star next to it on the online community calendar needs an RSVP. 2. Know your log-in information: If you do not have one set up or need help, please email the website administrator at info@connecttoneighbors.com for assistance.

3. Check for age limits or restrictions: We have events for all ages so please make sure to check if the event is family friendly. Events that are just for adults will have an age limit listed on the event flyer or have the word “Adult” in the title. 4. Note if space is limited: Events may have limited space depending on the location and the nature of the event. Events that are held inside have a maximum number of attendees allowed because the clubhouse has a maximum capacity set by fire code standards. This maximum capacity is set and

followed to ensure the safety of our residents. 5. Check if the event is for Residents only: Make sure everyone in your party is a resident unless the event is open to the community or friends of residents. A few examples of events open to the community are the Fresh Markets and the Community Yard Sale. We look forward to seeing you at one of our many upcoming Grand Hampton events! Sincerely, Vicki Teter/Lifestyle Director Grand Hampton Grandhampton@melroselifestyle.com

Reminders for Driving in Grand Hampton • Speed limit is 25 MPH. Please drive within the limit.

• Please come to a complete stop at Stop signs. • The vehicle in the traffic circle has the right of way, please yield.

• When parking in your driveway, please do not block sidewalk passage. Blocking sidewalks violates the Americans’ With Disabilities Act, a federal law, and causes an unsafe situation when pedestrians are forced to walk in the streets.

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Lawn &

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March, 2019

What to Plant

Annuals: Replace declining winter annuals with varieties such as angelonia, gazania, and salvia that will provide color now and into the summer months. Bulbs: Plant caladium for a showy tropical display all summer. Herbs: In addition to their culinary value, many herbs are ornamental and attract butterflies to the garden. Vegetables: Warm-season crops, such as beans, peppers, squash, and others can be planted now.

What to Do

Azaleas: Prune azaleas just after plants finish blooming to shape or produce a fuller plant. Shrubs and trees: Prune when new growth begins after the end of the dormant season. To guard next season’s blooms, begin pruning after the last flowers fade but before the new buds set. Palms and shrubs: Fertilize palms, azaleas, camellias, and other ornamental shrubs if needed. Irrigation: Check sprinkler systems for efficient water use. INFORMATION PROVIDED BY UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA IFAS EXTENSION, FLORIDA GARDENING.

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ood things come to those who wait. Well, wait no longer because Scrub-A-Dub Bin Cleaning has arrived and it’s definitely a good thing. Scrub-A-Dub, while having a whimsical name is a professional company. They clean (sanitize and deodorize) your nasty trash and recycle bins. It may sound crazy to those who have never heard of it. Jennifer, the owner, is a huge believer in the value of her services and so are 500 residents in our community and that number is growing. After only one year in business, community awareness of this service is rapidly increasing. Many residents know about the service, but may not be ready to pull the trigger yet. Some of the comments she’s heard are, “I have see everything now!” and “Wow, there’s a business for everything!”. Other comments are “What a great idea” and “You’ve got a cool business, can I have a business card?”. The business concept is fairly new to the US, originating 20 years ago in the UK, Canada, and Australia. Upon hearing about this business venture on Facebook her thought process was its ingenuity coupled with the rapidly growing area of Wesley Chapel with many new affluent communities. Most residents have to keep their bins in their garage by HOA rules and who wants a bin with horrible odors wafting into your home or vehicles? No one! How does this service work? They clean at your curb on the same day as

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your trash pickup. Conveniently, you don’t have to be home. “Big Blue”, the moniker for the truck with specialized equipment developed for the job uses super heated water (200°) to sanitize and high pressure to blast the grit and grime off. Sanitizing rids the bin of 99.9% of all germs thereby making foul smells disappear and in turn gives you a healthier home. All products used in this process such as degreasers and deodorizers are biodegradable. Plus, not only do they bring the water for this process, they collect the nasty, bacteria laden water in Big Blue for proper disposal. Jennifer loves her new business, engaging with many residents in our community. She talks to her clients and gets to know a little about them. Many like to watch the process, especially fascinated little children. Plus, the positive feedback is very rewarding. Jennifer says “It doesn’t matter how menial the task is, making someone happy is a great feeling.”. Clients get so excited when they see the results, they make comments like “I never thought I’d be so happy about my garbage can”. One client said it best, “Once you have it done, you’ll never go back to cleaning it yourself!”. To get happiness you’ve never dreamed of simply order service today. You’ll be glad you did! Scrub-A-Dub has a satisfaction guarantee so you have nothing to lose, except your stinky dirty bins. You can order service online at the website www.scrubadubbins.com or call (844) 727-8229(SCRUBBY)

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Wonderful job on my gross, disgusting trash can! It actually doesn’t smell anymore. I highly recommend Jennifer and her new business. Very reasonable prices! Excellent service! — Clyde T.

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Universal Catastrophic Coverage: Will it T

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Dr. James Veltmeyer is a prominent La Jolla physician voted “Top Doctor” in San Diego County in 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017. Dr. Veltmeyer can be reached at dr.jamesveltmeyer@yahoo.com 10 • To Advertise Call: 813-501-4894

he recent decision by Texas federal judge Reed O’Connor striking down the socalled “Affordable Care Act” ( aka “Obamacare” ) offers Washington policymakers of both parties a unique opportunity to revisit the entire healthcare debate and craft a new plan that will actually improve people’s lives while controlling costs. We should look back several decades for a possible solution. In 1971, Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein who later went on to be President Reagan’s chief economic adviser, proposed a possible way out of America’s seemingly intractable health care dilemma. It was called Universal Catastrophic Coverage (UCC ) and its objective was to provide all people with health care coverage when they really need it, in life-threatening emergencies or major bankruptcy-inducing medical events, like cancer, heart disease, and newborns with genetic defects. UCC was not intended to cover the costs of routine or preventive care, like annual checkups, basic blood tests, sore throats, or runny noses. No less than the great University of Chicago and Nobel Prize-winning free market economist Milton Friedman endorsed UCC in 2004 in an article he wrote for the Hoover Institution. Under one version of Universal Catastrophic Coverage, all individuals not eligible for Medicare or Medicaid would receive a uniform, high-deductible catastrophic health insurance policy from a private company. The level of the deductible would be based on family income. The higher one’s income, the higher the deductible. UCC would protect people from financial ruin in case of a devastating health care event, while allowing individuals to purchase “supplemental” insurance ( such as Medicare recipients do ) to pay for routine medical expenses. They could also rely on their Health Savings Accounts or on a monthly membership in a direct primary care ( DPC ) provider practice. The estimated cost of such a universal catastrophic policy: about $2,000 a year or $160 per month. The vast majority of individuals would pay for this themselves, potentially using savings from the elimination of employer-paid coverage and higher wages. Those who cannot afford this amount would receive a voucher from the government to pay for it. Membership in a DPC practice would permit individuals to contract with a direct primary care physician of their choice for a low monthly fee to access basic medical care, including 24/7 access to the doctor through unlimited office visits, e-mail and text, lab tests, x-rays, and even some medications. There would be no co-pays or deductibles. The monthly fees might vary, but are normally in the range of $50 to $100 per month per patient. Obviously, older patients who need to see their doctor more often would be charged at the higher end of that scale and younger people at the lower end. Children are even less, sometimes as low as $10 or $20 per month. Patients seeing their direct primary care provider on a regular basis ( as there is no per office visit charge but only the monthly fee ) are less likely to be hospitalized, have surgeries or be admitted to the ER. LIFESTYLES at GRAND HAMPTON | MARCH 2019


Doctors are free to spend additional time with their patients as they are not burdened with answering to insurance companies or filling out reams of paperwork. While anyone can see that the direct primary care model is highly affordable, does the same hold true of Universal Catastrophic Coverage? The answer is yes, according to a study by Kip Hagopian and Dana Goldman published in National Affairs. Their analysis indicated that their version of UCC would cost about half as much as Obamacare is expected to cost over ten years ( $950 billion versus $1.8 trillion under Obamacare ). Obamacare exploded the cost of health insurance by imposing massive regulations and requirements on insurers to offer coverage most people did not want or need ( i.e., single unmarried men required to buy maternity or gynecological coverage, etc. ). UCC and direct primary care end that by creating a system where catastrophic health insurance works hand-in-hand with a direct-payer model for routine and preventive medical expenses without breaking the bank. In some ways, it is similar to the much-praised health care system in Switzerland. Unfortunately, the Affordable Care Act virtually eliminated the option of catastrophic insurance for anyone over thirty years of age, which is akin to eliminating fire insurance for your home. The price tag of UCC would be paid for by eliminating the massive $250 billion tax subsidy for mostly large employers who supply employerpaid insurance. UCC and direct-payer working in tandem could largely supplant work-based insurance and allow wages and salaries to increase instead, while freeing employees from the chains of staying in jobs they dislike just to receive the health benefits. Employers would also see the costly burden of providing and administering health insurance lifted from their shoulders. The entire system of employer-paid health insurance ( tracing back to Bismarck’s Germany in the 19th century ) has served as a powerful disincentive for individuals to be personally responsible for their own medical needs – leading to overconsumption of high-priced services, such as the ER and hospitals for care that could be performed less expensively in a direct primary care physician’s office, for example.

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The beauty of Universal Catastrophic Coverage is that it returns insurance to its original purpose: protecting us in the case something cataclysmic happens. The beauty of the direct primary care model is that it provides for all our other basic medical needs at a low, monthly fee which can be accessed by both Medicare and Medicaid patients as well. The massive costs that physicians now bear for administrative, billing, coding and the rest will be drastically diminished as the role of health insurance companies will be carefully confined and corralled, no longer reaching out to interfere with medical decisions or line their own pockets. Imagine the cost of your entire health care plan for $200 to $300 a month. It’s time for Health Care by the People and for the People now!

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