Young People Moving to The Villages, Fighting Alzheimer’s at Brownwood, and The Villages Chess Club

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Don Wiley (aka Gold Wingnut) just reached an incredible milestone, having released his 100th Villages construction update video.

The video itself is fantastic, but more importantly as you’ll learn about right at the beginning, it’s also an effort to raise funds for the American Cancer Society and the National Brain Tumor Society. I hope you’ll join me in supporting Don’s mission to raise funds for these two organizations.

Here are links to the two GoFundMe pages he mentions:

Here’s what else I’m reading and watching this week:

Some people don’t mind seeing young people around the community, and some don’t like it at all. Regardless of your feelings on the matter, I don’t think the flow of younger people moving to The Villages is going to slow down anytime soon:

I played chess with my dad growing up, but hadn’t touched the game in years until The Queen’s Gambit hit Netflix last year and I went out and bought a new set. Thanks to The Villages Chess Club it’s easy to find a game right here in The Villages:

Having witnessed a grandparent’s slow decline and death from the disease, I think it’s pretty cool that this level of Alzheimer’s prevention/treatment is available right here in The Villages:

Speaking of health care, the biggest of The Villages Health’s seven primary care centers just opened:

After a years long process, the Brownwood Woodworking Shop is now open to members. The Villages Newcomers give us a tour:

That’s all for this week!

1 thought on “Young People Moving to The Villages, Fighting Alzheimer’s at Brownwood, and The Villages Chess Club”

  1. How was your visit to Disney world ? You said you were going to 50 anniversary . Was it worth going at this time.. we’re crowds over whelming ? We love hearing your visits that you share. We got your book 8 yrs ago & was A lifesaver ; have passed on to others.. which brought your up to date one. Thanks Ryan for all you information! 🧐😃👍

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