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Devonshire Press Room

Executive Chef at Devonshire Brings 20+ Years of Experience to the Community

Feb 25, 2019

Joseph Marinelli, Executive Chef, oversees five restaurants at Devonshire

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., February 25, 2019 -- Executive Chef Joseph Marinelli recognizes retirement as one of life’s greatest phases, and he values helping make it even greater for the 350 people he and his culinary team serve every day at Devonshire at PGA National , an Erickson Living managed retirement community in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

“It’s a good time in their life, and I enjoy making it even better by providing an exceptional dining experience and great food,” says Marinelli, a graduate of...

Devonshire at PGA National Kicks off its 20th Cabaret Season Featuring Broadway-Caliber Productions

Feb 15, 2019

(Palm Beach Gardens, Florida)— Devonshire at PGA National ,, an Erickson Living managed retirement community in Palm Beach Gardens, FL has officially kicked off its 20 th 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.

“We can’t believe this is our 20 th year of offering Cabaret Shows to our community members here...

Devonshire Community Members Working on Their New Year's Resolutions in the Fitness Center

Jan 31, 2019

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – Remy Harwood, Fitness Specialist at Devonshire at PGA National , an Erickson Living managed retirement community located in Palm Beach Gardens and situated on a scenic 28-acre campus on the grounds of prestigious PGA National, works with many Community Members at Devonshire in the Fitness Center! She does one-on-one training sessions with community members every day while also teaching Exercise Group Classes consisting of balance, strength, and stretch along with Aquacise classes in the pool at Devonshire.

Devonshire Community Member Lois Wolf is very active in the Fitness Center. She has...

Brothers reconnect at Devonshire at PGA National

Dec 3, 2018
Devonshire has Exceeded their Expectations

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – Dr. Irwin Ruback says he “pestered” his brother, Sandy, and wife, Judie, to move to Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living retirement community located in Palm Beach Gardens and situated on a scenic 28-acre campus on the grounds of prestigious PGA National.

But to Sandy, it simply came across as genuine enthusiasm. And it worked. Sandy and Judie saw the convenient, vibrant lifestyle they were enjoying and moved to Devonshire just five months after Irwin and Nancy.

The brothers, who had a typical childhood, grew apart once...

Devonshire at PGA National Donates Fitness Equipment to Local Church

Sep 25, 2018

Palm Beach Gardens, FL -- The Fitness Center at Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living retirement community located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, and situated on a scenic 28-acre campus on the grounds of prestigious PGA National, received new fitness machines so the community donated seven pieces of fitness equipment to Christ Fellowship Church in Palm Beach Gardens.

Both Community Members and employees at Devonshire at PGA National presented the equipment to their friends at Christ Fellowship.

About Devonshire: Devonshire, one of 19 continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living®, is situated on a scenic 28-acre...

Couple accelerates move to Devonshire at PGA National

Aug 7, 2018

Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. - In 2017, Mona Osterman decided she was eager to change her lifestyle. She had grown tired of the responsibility of homeownership and was ready for more social yet maintenance-free living. When she discovered Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living retirement community located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, and situated on a scenic 28-acre campus on the grounds of prestigious PGA National, she couldn't move fast enough.

"I loved it before I had even moved," she says

Howard, her husband, on the other hand, was hesitant. He anticipated that he would be giving...

Community Members and Staff Perform in Devonshire at PGA National's Variety Show

Jul 16, 2018

Palm Beach Gardens, Fl., More than 270 Devonshire at PGA National community members filled The Stratford, Devonshire's Performing Arts Center, for the "Devonshire Variety Show" featuring both people who live and work at the Erickson Living retirement community.

“This was once again one of our most popular events to date,” said Irene Malanga, community resources manager, Devonshire at PGA National. “We have so many talented people both living and working here so what better way to showcase their talents than at a Variety Show.”

The two hour event featured 14 different performances.

“Community members performed along, with...

Devonshire at PGA National and Chatsworth Employee Award Winners Announced

May 29, 2018

Palm Beach Gardens, FL – Hundreds of employees from Devonshire at PGA National and Chatsworth, Devonshire’s continuing care neighborhood, attended the annual Employee Appreciation Gala and awards were given out to the Employees of the Year and the Most Valuable Player of 2017. “We have over 315 employees working at both Devonshire and Chatsworth and wanted to have a night to celebrate all their hard work all year long,” said Julie Perry, Director of Human Resources, Devonshire at PGA National. “Everyone got all dressed up, enjoyed dinner and we announced the 2017 Award Winners. It’s a wonderful evening for everyone.”...

Community Members and Employees at Devonshire at PGA National Collect Hundreds of Items for Sailors Overseas

May 11, 2018

Palm Beach Gardens, FL – Community members and employees at Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living retirement community, have collected hundreds of items for sailors overseas.

“My son’s ship was deployed in April for six months and I know they are always looking for various items,” said Gayle Hills, Reoccupancy Manager, Devonshire at PGA National. “I thought it would be great if community members and employees put together a large care package from Devonshire. I know what the sailors need so we accepted donations for a few weeks.”

Community members and staff donated various items including black...

Devonshire Community Member been working at Eissey Campus Theater for 24 years, not because she needs to, but because she loves it

Apr 30, 2018

Palm Beach Gardens, Fl., -- For 24 years, Yvette Furst, who lives at Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living Retirement Community in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., has been a volunteer coordinator for the Eissey Campus Theater at Palm Beach State College—a role she has held not because she needs it, but because she loves it.

“Being creative is my life. I’m able to be creative here in my role, and being needed like that is a wonderful feeling,” said Furst.

A graduate of Prospect Heights High School, a defunct art school in Brooklyn where she studied drama...