November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

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Lung cancer is a devastatingly painful disease that affects numerous Americans each year.  With 228,190 new cases yearly, lung cancer has become the leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States.  To create awareness and prevention the month of November has been dedicated to lung cancer education.  King Real Estate Group has dedicated this blog to cancer education, and community outreach efforts for you to get involved.

10 Facts you didn’t know about Lung Cancer

1. Workers exposed to asbestos have a greater chance of getting lung cancer than cigarette smokers.

2. According to the American Cancer Society 159,480 deaths are caused from lung cancer every year.

3. In 1987 lung cancer surpassed breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths for woman.

4. Non-smokers exposed to second hand smoke have a 20% to 30% higher chance of developing lung cancer.

5. Lung Cancer Awareness Month began in 1995 as Lung Cancer Awareness Day.

6. The chances of developing lung cancer are about 1 in 13 for men and 1 in 16 for woman.

7. 85% of lung cancer is non- small cell lung cancer.

8. Stopping a smoking habit prior to cancer develops, allows your body to steadily repair damaged tissue.  This often prolongs or prevents lung cancer from developing.

9. Living a healthy smoke free lifestyle is the best way to prevent lung cancer.

10. Radon is a radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer.  Radon is odorless, colorless, and can be found in rock, soil, air, and underground water in different levels.  This harmful gas can also be present in your home, to reduce your exposure have your home tested.

 

How to get involved:

All month long the Lung Cancer Alliance is hosting events all over the country in support of Lung Cancer Awareness.  To get involved or make a donation visit their website.

For the month of November, The American Lung Association is encouraging you to share your stories with others.  What better way to empower and educate others, by sharing your struggles, and triumphs of battling lung cancer.  To share and learn about others stories go to: www.mylungcancersupport.org.

How Denver is celebrating Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Denver kicked off Lung Cancer Awareness Month early this year with the 4th Annual Lung Cancer 5K run/walk.  The National Lung Cancer Partnership held the 5k on October 6 and will be fundraising until November 20th.  If you would like to make a donation please visit their website:  Make a Donation.  

This November 14th Join the Lung Cancer Alliance for their 5th Annual Shine a light on Lung Cancer Vigil.  The event will be held at the Mi Casa Recourse Center at 6:30.  For more information, check out their websiteuntitled

 

We at King Real Estate Group pride ourselves on providing clients with knowledgeable,  personalized, and innovative real estate services.

Sources:

American Lung Association http://www.lung.org/

American Cancer Society http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/moreinformation/lungcancerpreventionandearlydetection/lung-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection-prevention

Lung Cancer Alliance http://www.lungcanceralliance.org/

Relocating to Denver? Don’t stress! We got you covered!

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King Real Estate group understands that moving is an adjustment, and we are here to assist you in every step of the way.  Moving in general can be stressful but relocating to a new city can be very difficult.  For our clients that have recently relocated to Denver this blog is dedicated to you! We created a list of family fun activities, resources, and some of our favorite things to do in Denver.

Relocating to a new city means adjusting your entire routine, finding a new doctor, dentist, or vet, and selecting child care that fits your families needs.  We have put together a list of resources to make your transition as easy as possible.

Resources:

University of Colorado Hospital– Provides primary care practitioners and a wide range of specialist.

Little Britches Nanny Agency–  Provides highly trained nannies that have at least 3 years of childcare experience, and are CPR and First Aid certified.   Services they offer include full-time, part-time, and temporary nannies. http://www.littlebritchesnannyagency.com/

VCA Animal Hospitals– Offers great pet care services.  They have a few locations in Denver making them very accessible.

9770 E Alameda Ave Denver, CO (303) 366-2639

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So your new to Denver and need something fun to do?  Denver is said to have over 100 local attractions to engage residents and tourists.  This includes attending a local sports event, hitting up the local amusement park Elitch Gardens, or checking out one of the many museums.

Family Fun 

The Denver Zoo is a place the entire family can enjoy.  They offer one of the largest elephant exhibits in the country.  For more information check out their website: http://www.denverzoo.org/

Denver Museum of Nature Science is a great place to bring the kids during school breaks and weekends.  For more info: http://www.dmns.org/

Miners Maze and Adventure Blast has everything imaginable to keep your kids entertained.  Check out their website for family fun: http://minersmazeadventureland.com/

Some of our Local Favorites

Sushi is my all-time favorite food and when I get a craving this is the place I go: http://sushiden.net/

My favorite place to be for Monday night football is downtown Denver at the Tavern.  This sports bar offers a fun night life during Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights and is one of the best places to catch a game.  Check out their Happy Hour deals: http://www.tavernhg.com/ .

We at King Real Estate Group pride ourselves on providing  clients with knowledgeable, personalized, and innovative real estate services.  For more information check out our website http://www.kingrealestate.net/ .

 

What’s going on in Denver?

Hello Everyone!

Today’s Blog is dedicated to letting you know what’s going on in your local community, real estate, and healthy snack ideas.  Enjoy!

LOCAL EVENTS

September 27th-October 6th   

For fun, good food, live music, and of course beer check out Oktoberfest Denver.  For more information check out the event website:   http://thedenveroktoberfest.com/#!

HEALTHY LIVING

Annie’s Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon chips from allrecipes.com  has been my favorite recipe lately.  This light healthy snack is delicious and easy to make.   This is the perfect snack for a barbeque, party, or meeting.  Here is a list of Ingredients you will need:

  • 2 kiwis, peeled and diced
  • 2 apples- peeled, cored and diced
  • 8 ounces of raspberries
  • 1 pound strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fruit preserves, any flavor
  • 10 (10inch) flour tortillas
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon

Directions

  1. In      a large bowl, thoroughly mix kiwis, Golden Delicious apples, raspberries,      strawberries, white sugar, brown sugar and fruit preserves. Cover and      chill in the refrigerator at least 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat      oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Coat      one side of each flour tortilla with butter flavored cooking spray. Cut      into wedges and arrange in a single layer on a large baking sheet.      Sprinkle wedges with desired amount of cinnamon sugar. Spray again with      cooking spray.
  4. Bake      in the preheated oven 8 to 10 minutes. Repeat with any remaining tortilla      wedges. Allow to cool approximately 15 minutes. Serve with chilled fruit      mixture.
  1. I have been in the real estate business for 15 years and found my passion is serving the senior community, making your transition into the next phase of your life as happy and simple as it can be.

REAL ESTATE

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