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This Florida County was Just Ranked The Second Healthiest County in The State

Posted on July 22, 2019

The University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that Collier County is one of the healthiest counties in Florida. Based on rankings that compared its quality of life and length of life to other counties within the state, Collier consistently came out within the top ten when it came to both. The county is no stranger to news like this – alongside Immokalee and Marco Island; the glamorous seaside town Naples has received recognition and notice for having an incredibly high rate of health and well-being. But how would they manage something like this? It has a lot to do with the warm tropical location, and multitude of healthy activities and active things to do located within the city.

It’s Easy To Get Outside

There are plenty of active and healthy things to do in Naples that makes it easy for residents to get out and get moving. They’re only minutes from swimming or hanging out at the beach like Lowdermilk Park, and even closer to running and hiking through Florida’s beautiful wildlife at Freedom Park and Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Not only are the residents physical health affected by all of the outdoor time, but their moods as well. With the known effects of vitamin D on emotions and relaxation attributed to viewing green spaces, one could also say that Naples is one of the happiest cities in Florida too.

Your Health Needs Are Covered

Everyone loves Naples’ great weather and amazing beachfront – including doctors! That’s why it’s so easy to find a variety of specialists nearby, ranging anywhere from general practitioners to specialized cardiologists. The hospitals here are well equipped, with many of them receiving awards and accolades for their overall excellence. For example, NCH Baker Hospital is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the ‘Best Hospitals in Florida’.

You Get To Know Your Neighbors

Collier County came in at 7.1 when it came to having residents with social associations. The survey defined this as ‘people who consistently have engaging relationships with others’, which is important! When you’re connected to people, you’re likely to live a long and healthy life. Fortunately, the city of Naples has all kinds of activities and ways to meet people and get involved, from volunteering to clubs to neighborhood meet and greets!

When it comes to being healthy in Naples, it’s not hard, especially with the number of cool things to do. You can easily make a fun day of walking to the farmer’s market to grab a healthy breakfast, or walking through 5th Avenue South in scenic downtown Naples. It’s no wonder why the locals here enjoy a great quality of life!

There are a lot of new home communities coming to Naples looking to keep the healthy living trend going, there is no better place than Naples Reserve. A 688-acre residential community that’s tucked aside the Picayune Strand State Forest, residents are invited to enjoy their time amongst the recreational lakes, on-site club, and amenity center that features a sand volleyball court, pool and much more.

A best-selling South Naples community, Naples Reserve offers 18 fully decorated models available for viewing, built by Southwest Florida’s premier homebuilders, including Ashton Woods, D.R. Horton, Florida Lifestyle Homes, KTS Homes, Lundstrom Development, Marvin Development, McGarvey Custom Homes and Stock Signature Homes. Homes are priced from the low $300s to over $1 million.

Don’t just take our word for it on how good it is here – schedule a visit with our Welcome Center to see the community and experience what makes life here so Casually Awesome. Call (239)732-1414 for more information.


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