Shirley Diuro (left) and Barbara Quirk-Rizzo enjoy last year’s Rosh Hashanah dinner at Devonshire.

The community members at Devonshire are a close-knit group of men and women from across the U.S. When it comes to a celebrating a holiday, especially one with a traditional meal, the community and the staff come together to design and recreate the treasured flavors of holiday celebrations.

Devonshire neighbors and staff participate in the The Longest Day painting party fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association. Marty Bores (standing), Devonshire’s manager of resident services, leads the activity.

“But you got to have friends.

The feeling’s oh so strong.

You got to have friends

to make that day last long.”

Bette Midler says it best whenever she belts out her classic hit “Friends.” Having friends is one of the joys of life. Friends give us encouragement, validation, motivation, and companionship.

Florence Kaplan, pictured here, is one of Devonshire’s pioneer community members. “I’ve been here since day one,” she boasts.

Florence Kaplan has always been an independent woman. Eighteen years ago, she made one of the best decisions of her life when she decided to move to Devonshire at PGA National. In fact, Florence is a true pioneer and has been living at Devonshire from the beginning.

“I’ve been here since day one,” she boasts.

As community members of Devonshire, Manju (left) and Inder Sethi have membership privileges at PGA Resort and Spa with its five championship courses. When not enjoying the myriad activities at Devonshire, you'll find them on the fairways.

There’s no disputing it. When you live at Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living retirement community in Palm Beach Gardens, every day’s an adventure.

Devonshire Sales Counselor Maria Littleworth.

Maria Littleworth, who joined the sales staff at Devonshire at PGA National as a sales counselor late last year, brought with her seven years of experience in senior living, most recently at La Posada.

The sunroom of Marita Sedlak’s apartment home makes a comfortable nook for reading or relaxing with Buddy.

Marita Sedlak has Hurricane Matthew to blame for her move from a large and luxurious condominium apartment that stretched from the ocean to the Intercoastal on Jupiter Island.

But she also has Matthew to thank: It led her to Devonshire at PGA National, Erickson Living’s resort-style senior living community in Palm Beach Gardens where she now lives.

Interior designer Linda Ashley designed the interiors of Devonshire’s newly remodeled Jefferson and Imperial model apartments.

The Jefferson and the Imperial model apartment styles at Devonshire at PGA National, Erickson Living’s senior living community in Palm Beach Gardens, have undergone impressive facelifts to reflect today’s most desired trends in home design.

The models will soon be available for visitors to tour.

The former terrace of Hy and Marilyn Gluck’s Jefferson-style apartment home is now their plant room.

It’s a somewhat familiar story. One spouse wants to move to a senior living community, but the other spouse wants nothing to do with that idea.

Hy and Marilyn Gluck, who now live at Devonshire at PGA National, Erickson Living’s senior living community in Palm Beach Gardens, moved there from a one-story villa in PGA National’s Heather Run community.

A chef talks to diners at one of Windsor Run's on-site restaurants.

Known for its five-star service and world-class cuisine, Devonshire at PGA National, Erickson Living’s senior living community in Palm Beach Gardens, provides a resort-style atmosphere and a commitment to excellence that doesn’t exist at other communities.