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Sunday, September 26, 2021

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AOI: New hip, shoulder or knee today, home tonight

AOI: New hip, shoulder or knee today, home tonight

Recover in the comfort of your own home with outpatient total-joint replacement Paid Promotional Feature While most patients of Dr. Alfred J. Cook, Jr., and Dr. John Williams, Jr. can be treated without surgery, up to 80 percent of those who need a joint replacement of the…
Hit the road

Hit the road

Hey, Villagers! Here are nearby day trips close to home that you may enjoy. Compiled by James Combs, Roxanne Brown, and Theresa Campbell  Photos: Nicole Hamel and Anthony Rao The Villages has a plethora of exciting and fun things to…
Social Club Spotlight: Flying high

Social Club Spotlight: Flying high

Kites leave some Villagers on Cloud Nine.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Ken Stokes is happiest when gentle breezes swirl in the air. Gazing skyward, he watches in admiration as his agile, colorful kite dances peacefully in the blue Florida skies.  A…
Book Club: The Dutch House

Book Club: The Dutch House

By Ann Patchett. An engrossing saga spanning five decades that focuses on a brother and sister affected by devastating family matters. Maeve Conroy is a math genius, and her younger brother Danny is our engaging narrator. Their father Cyril, a…
Meet a Villager: Different strokes

Meet a Villager: Different strokes

Villager meets her bucket list goal of playing golf on all 76 courses in The Villages from May 2018 to March 2021.  Photo: Nicole Hamel Villager Marlene Dignan has a passion for golf; however, she had no interest in it…
In the Villages: On your mark, get set… STOP!

In the Villages: On your mark, get set… STOP!

Expansion set to double Villages size by 2040, so will roads become one big traffic jam? Story: Joe Angione When I moved to the Villages in 1997, there were 12,000 homes spread compactly on both sides of Route 27/441. Most…
Go with the flow

Go with the flow

The Villages Canoe and Kayak Club loves exploring Florida waterways. Photos provided by Linda Morrison. For some, it’s the natural beauty and sounds that draw them out—crystal-clear springs, oak trees dripping with Spanish moss, the echo of chirping birds ringing…
Book Club: ‘28 Summers’

Book Club: ‘28 Summers’

By Elin Hilderbrand. A memorable beach read! What makes a book a beach read? What makes a book a GOOD beach read? These two questions have been posed by our facilitator Nancy Myers, and Bookworm members are asked to consider…
Meet Doctor Christina Yi

Meet Doctor Christina Yi

Fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon joins Village Institute of Plastic Surgery’s stellar practice. Paid Promotional Feature Once Dr. Christina Yi met the staff at Village Institute of Plastic Surgery (VIP), she knew it was the perfect fit and she could…
Meet a Villager: A hero’s tale

Meet a Villager: A hero’s tale

Villager wrote tribute to a philanthropist and avid supporter of veterans. Photo: Nicole Hamel The spunky woman stands 4-foot tall and uses two crutches for mobility. Somehow, her indomitable spirit outshines her disability. She radiates positivity. Her smile lights up…
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