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Devonshire Press Room

No Better Place to Be than Devonshire at PGA National

Sep 2, 2020

Devonshire residents kept safe and healthy amidst COVID-19 concerns

Palm Beach Gardens, FL -- “Based on the exceptional work of Devonshire’s dedicated team of professionals, along with the support of residents, we have managed the challenges of COVID-19 very well,” says Devonshire executive director Jim Wingardner. “For those looking for a safe environment to live and a community where essential services like security and medical care are right at your fingertips, there is no better time to call Devonshire home.”

Community member Ron Leventhal agrees.

“I decided to move to Devonshire...

Devonshire is always prepared during hurricane season

Sep 1, 2020

Safe through any storm

Palm Beach Gardens, FL -- Benjamin Franklin once famously remarked, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” For Enrique Santiago, the security and emergency services manager at Devonshire , an Erickson Living managed senior living community at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, preparedness is the key to keeping the entire community—residents and staff — safe and secure.

With a carefully crafted preparedness plan in place, even throughout the recent coronavirus shelter in place directive and ongoing...

Community life takes on new meaning at Devonshire at PGA National

Jul 16, 2020

Palm Beach Gardens, FL -- Throughout the COVID-19 shelter-at-home directive, staff members at Devonshire , an Erickson Living managed community at PGA National, have searched for meaningful ways to bring enjoyment to the people who live there while strengthening strong community bonds. Just days into the implementation of physical distancing measures, staff members creatively looked for ways to reach out to residents, including phone call bingo, virtual coffee hours, and online exercise classes and musical concerts.

“The outpouring of love from staff to our community members is heartwarming,” says...

Staying Connected at Devonshire at PGA National

Jun 26, 2020

Keeping lines of communication open keeps community connected during COVID-19

Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. – Recognizing the importance of providing accurate, comprehensive, and timely information, Jim Wingardner , executive director of Devonshire , an Erickson Living community at PGA National, is utilizing a variety of communication tools, most notably, in-house television channel 63, to educate and engage community members throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

“During this unprecedented time, Channel 63, serves as a primary communication resource in our efforts to keep our community...

Erickson Living’s Realty & Moving Services Adapting to Times, Helping New Residents Make Move to Devonshire at PGA National

Jun 5, 2020

An interview with Erickson Living’s Sharon Baksa, national program manager

Since 2007, the Erickson Living Realty and Moving Services (ERMS) program has helped thousands of residents make seamless transitions to our senior living communities across the nation. Understanding that the prospect of moving can feel overwhelming, Erickson Living, a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities, created a network of resources to help future residents simplify their moves. These unique services include everything from selecting a local Realtor® to partnering with a trusted senior move...

Top Five Reasons to Join Devonshire’s Priority List

Jun 3, 2020

Making the future your number one priority

Palm Beach Gardens, FL – As the temperature rises, so does priority list membership at Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living community at PGA National.

“Before heading back north, many seasonal snowbirds join our priority list in the hopes of calling Devonshire their new home when they head back to Florida later this year,” says Personal Moving Consultant Donna Schneider. Joining the priority list is the only guaranteed way to reserve a future home...

‘Safe, protected, and confident’ at Devonshire at PGA National and Chatsworth

May 5, 2020

Palm Beach Gardens, FL -- “Across our family of communities, residents and staff are taking extraordinary steps to protect the health and safety of our loved ones, friends, neighbors, and caregivers,” says Erickson Living CEO R. Alan Butler, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This commitment and dedication can be seen daily at Devonshire , an Erickson Living community at PGA National, and at Chatsworth , Devonshire's continuing care neighborhood, as staff work tirelessly to serve and protect each and every community member. as staff work tirelessly to...

Devonshire at PGA National Names Joseph Marinelli as Dining Services Director

Mar 12, 2020

Palm Beach Gardens, FL— Devonshire at PGA National , an Erickson Living owned and managed retirement community in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, announced the appointment of Joseph Marinelli as Director of Dining Services.

Marinelli has an extensive culinary background, which includes working at various hotels and senior living communities including Seabrook , a sister community in Tinton Falls, NJ.

Most recently, Marinelli served as the Executive Chef at Devonshire and hosted “Chef...

Devonshire at PGA National Kicks off its 21st Cabaret Season Featuring Broadway-Caliber Productions

Feb 12, 2020

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida— Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living managed community in Palm Beach Gardens, FL has officially kicked off its 21st Cabaret season. Community Members at Devonshire enjoy Broadway-quality evening entertainment programs during the community’s Cabaret season from January through April. The Cabarets are some of the most popular programs at the community every year, regularly hosting more than 100 community members per event in The Stratford, the community’s Performing Arts Theater.

“This is our 21st year of offering Cabaret Shows to our community members here at Devonshire,” said Irene Malanga, Community Resources Manager, Devonshire. “The...

Community Members Stay In Shape All Year Long at Devonshire

Jan 29, 2020

Palm Beach Gardens, FL -- Remy Harwood, Fitness Specialist at Devonshire at PGA National , an Erickson Living owned and managed retirement community in Palm Beach Gardens, FL , works with many Community Members at Devonshire in the Fitness Center and in the resort style pool. Harwood does one-on-one training sessions with community members every day while also teaching Exercise Group Classes consisting of balance, strength, and stretch at Devonshire.

“I encourage our community members at Devonshire to keep moving and exercise consistently...