Presented with the opportunity to move to Devonshire at the same time, friends Nancy DeSantis (left) and Shirley Alley decided to move sooner than originally planned. “We couldn’t be happier,” says Nancy. Shirley agrees: “Things definitely happen for a re

Famed poet Emily Dickinson once wrote, “Forever is composed of nows.” It’s a statement that rings true for Shirley Alley and Nancy DeSantis. Both women decided to seize an incredible opportunity to move to Devonshire at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. sooner than either woman originally planned.

These cool cats (and Devonshire community members) play to a packed lounge every month at Devonshire at PGA National.

Paying homage to American jazz legends Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and Miles Davis, a trio of accomplished musicians, who live at Devonshire, Erickson Living’s premier community at PGA National, enjoy entertaining their neighbors at the band’s monthly Wednesday night jazz concerts.

Edie and Jim Hix (pictured here next to the dining table Jim built) enjoy living life to the fullest at Devonshire. Their popular two-bedroom, two-bath, Flagler-design apartment home is the perfect home base for the couple’s active lifestyle.

For the last twenty years, Jim and Edie Hix enjoyed southern Florida living from their single-family home at PGA National. During that time, the couple witnessed the construction and growth of Devonshire, a senior living community also located at PGA National.

While non-Floridians spend the winter months dreaming about getting back outside to enjoy warm-weather activities, people who live at Devonshire at PGA National pursue their outdoor interests year-round. Year-round staff is on hand.

In a recent study conducted by the University of Michigan and published by the Journal of Psychological Science, researchers found that living in a warmer climate improved mood, memory, and broadened cognitive style (responsible for openness to new information and creative thought).  For Elaine Moore, who moved last November to Devonshire at PGA

During the winter months, community members at Devonshire at PGA National enjoy a variety of amenities, including a heated swimming pool under the warm Florida sun.

Winter is in the air at Devonshire, an Erickson Living community at PGA National. As the beautiful 26-acre campus enjoys a nontraditional winter complete with palm trees, sunshine, and gentle breezes, community members take advantage of their favorite activities—golf, tennis, swimming, and hiking.

With five dining venues, more than 50 delicious dinner choices every day, and special culinary events throughout the year, it’s no wonder those at Devonshire rave about the dining and personalized customer service at the Palm Beach Gardens community.

When people hear that Devonshire at PGA National has five on-site restaurants, they’re astounded. You usually have to tell them again: Yes, there are five unique restaurants to choose from and they’re all located within Devonshire’s impressive, 65,000-square-foot main clubhouse. 

The Cinema at Devonshire showcases a variety of award-winning films and favorite classics all month long

Located inside Devonshire’s sprawling clubhouse and adjacent to the main lobby is the community’s very own Cinema featuring popular recently released movies as well as distinctive classics. The Cinema features three new movies a week and all are shown four times a day (10 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m., and 8 p.m.) In addition, the 1:30 p.m. showing is always closed-captioned.

A chef from Devonshire at PGA National greets residents while they dine.

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.

Donna Schneider

“Someday, I want to live here.”

This is a statement that Donna Schneider and Maria Littleworth, sales counselors at Devonshire at PGA National, hear all the time when visitors tour the renowned 26-acre, resort-style community for the first time.