Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
4:30 pm EDT
Friday, September 18, 2020

Village Edition

Get Your Motor Runnin’

Get Your Motor Runnin’

Custom designers and filling stations keep golf cart drivers in the fast lane. Photos: Anthony Rao As Joe Average drives around The Villages in his standard-issue golf cart, he can’t help but notice the eye-catching colors and retro designs on…
‘The Longevity Code’

‘The Longevity Code’

By Dr. Chris Verburgh. Author offers tools to increase lifespan and reduce the risk of age-related diseases.  As a medical doctor, researcher, and author, Chris Verburgh believes that by understanding how our bodies age on a cellular level, we can…
It’s a beautiful ‘SUV day’ in The Villages

It’s a beautiful ‘SUV day’ in The Villages

Sedans fade to the background as SUVs continue to be a resident favorite. Sport utility vehicles are still seen frequently on America’s highways and byways. U.S. households owning or leasing a sedan and looking for a new car are getting…
Dana McCarthy

Dana McCarthy

Formal naval academy instructor loves living in The Villages.   Vital Stats: Married to Diane for 50 years in November. Father of four children; grandfather to nine. Retired captain in the U.S. Navy; helicopter pilot; Vietnam veteran. Flew prime recovery…
Men need progesterone, too

Men need progesterone, too

Normally a hormone for pregnancy, it’s also essential for men. Story: Joy Stephenson-Laws If you are a woman trying to get pregnant and are reading online about fertility, you have likely come across several articles about progesterone. Sometimes called “the…
YouTube is the ‘boob tube’ on steroids

YouTube is the ‘boob tube’ on steroids

You might find Nessie.   Until a few months ago, I never knew what YouTube was. The internet says it is an “American video-sharing website,” but offers no details. However, my son gave me a rebuilt smartphone with nearly 50…
‘Teeth Tomorrow’ offers help today 

‘Teeth Tomorrow’ offers help today 

New book explains the dental turning point for baby boomers.   Story: Dr. Michael Tischler When a person has failing dental health, their overall health and self-esteem also are affected. Failing or missing teeth can affect a person’s ability to gain or keep employment, their…
A little TLC 

A little TLC 

Pat Hayes and fellow volunteers focus on Villagers’ emotional well-being.    Pat Hayes devoted her life to working as a licensed clinical social worker in New York, and she’s just as dedicated now in The Villages. She has a team…
Bringing the squares to life

Bringing the squares to life

The live entertainment in The Villages town squares every night is a big draw, but the people on the stage enjoy it as much as Villagers do.   An evening spent on any town square in The Villages includes live…
Adjusting to declining capabilities

Adjusting to declining capabilities

Aging means slowing down, but never quitting. I’ve been living in The Villages for nearly 21 years, and recently I reflected on how I’ve changed over time. Most significant is although I’m healthy for my age, I can no longer…
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