On June 2, Margaret Ann Klemm, 68, and David Bobilya, 49, were charged with indecent exposure and disorderly conduct after being allegedly caught sans pants in the "square" of The Villages in Sumter County.
But The Villages isn't the only place where seniors are reportedly getting their swing on.
"And they just want to have fun now." Their playground is a 5-square-mile area about 90 miles northeast of Tampa Bay that once was rolling cow pasture and ripe watermelon fields.
Disneyland for Adults or the Bubble is what residents call it now. This new twist on retirement living promises robust sales for years to come, but the most important feature about the Villages transcends Florida real estate.
Morse and his family have contributed .8 million to the cause of removing Obama from the White House.
His biggest contribution, however, will be the Villages vote on Election Day. to influence what he can, including the next president." • • • Morse seems to be everywhere in the Villages — and nowhere. Friday's, Panera Bread Bakery Cafe, Starbucks, Barnes and Noble, and IZOD.
Drawing retirees from the Northeast and Midwest, this planned community is one of the most critical — and dependable — voting blocs in the nation. With a turnout averaging 80 percent, it has become a fixed stop on the campaign trail for Mitt Romney, who has visited twice in the past year.
The development's 61,000 registered voters reside in a battleground region Republicans need to dominate if they are to defeat President Barack Obama in November. One man is credited with molding this constituency. Gary Morse, inherited his father's development business and turned it into one of the most lucrative residential projects in the United States, ushering him into the ranks of the world's richest.
In 2011, the Orlando Sentinel reported that STD cases are on the rise in senior communities across the country.
Thomas Edwin March, 51, had the essentials: a pair of 3D glasses, three 20-ounce cans of Ice House beer, a smashed cheeseburger, and a laptop (possibly to blast a little Bob Seger). But he got arrested because he was allegedly naked on the beach, and Bunche Beach isn't a nude beach.
"Most everyone worked 40 to 45 years to get here," says Mike Mittal, a 69-year-old retired corporate pilot from Cincinnati who moved to town four years ago. As the sun goes down at the Villages, a 55-and-up retirement community, a crowd slathered in sunscreen ambles about, tossing back vodka and gin-and-tonics (easy on the tonic).