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Devonshire now a part of Erickson Living

Southeast Florida community joins premier CCRC operator

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September 8th, 2014
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As of Jan. 30, Erickson Living, a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), announced its ownership of and new role as management company for at PGA National and its continuing care neighborhood, Chatsworth at PGA National.

“We are proud and excited to bring the Erickson Living lifestyle to southeast Florida and expand our management portfolio to 18 communities nationwide,” says Alan Butler, CEO of Erickson Living.

“We consider Devonshire to be a premier life care retirement community. Its abundance of amenities and full continuum of care make it a perfect addition to the Erickson Living family.”

Erickson Living’s ownership establishes a debt-free capital structure, positioning Devonshire for long-term success. More than ever, residents will continue to enjoy the same high-quality services they have come to expect knowing that Devonshire is part of Erickson Living, a premier CCRC operator with industry-leading financial strength and exceptional customer service.

Looking to the future

“We are delighted to welcome Erickson Living’s leadership at Devonshire and have a renewed sense of security and optimism about the future of this fabulous community,” says Jack Head, president of the Devonshire Residents Council. 

“We know that our future is bright and together look forward to maintaining our five-star position among independent living communities in Florida.”

Based in Baltimore, Md., Erickson Living currently manages communities in ten states. They offer diverse senior living options, including independent living, assisted living, post-acute (short-term) rehabilitation, nursing care, memory care, and respite care.

Devonshire opened in 1999 and is located in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The life care community comprises 327 independent living apartment homes and 124 residences for assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, and rehabilitative care. A variety of unique amenities are available to residents, including valet services, concierge support, and premier dining venues.

Additionally, residents can enjoy PGA National Resort & Spa’s first-class services and sports facilities: 90 holes of championship golf, a superb health and racquet club, one of America’s largest croquet clubs, and a celebrated 40,000-square-foot entertainment spa.

Erickson Living’s expansion into the Florida market reflects its strength in the senior housing industry. The company is committed to investing in the future by updating and repositioning its communities to meet the trends of today and tomorrow.