It often is said that it takes a village to raise a child, but it also takes a village to ensure the safety and wellbeing of seniors during a natural disaster such as Hurricane Irma.
Helping others is what many of us try to do every day. When residents of the Lower Keys needed extra care recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Irma, employees of The Palace Gardens in Homestead stepped up.
Residents at The Palace at Coral Gables are finding that you're never too old to learn. As youngsters return to school, so do the seniors living at the active retirement community.
NBC 6 News (Miami) coverage of the Senior Prom at the Palace at Coral Gables on June 9th, 2017.
There was no underage drinking. No hotel rooms were booked. And everyone got out by 9 p.m. sharp. It was prom night - meant not for college-bound high-schoolers, but for senior citizens.
Watch our in house video coverage of the "Dancing Through the Decades" event.
The Palace at Coral Gables "Dancing Thru the Decades" Featured on Coral Gables TV. From the Roaring 20's to street smart Hip Hop, The Palace at Coral Gables proudly presented "Dancing Thru the Decades". Click the thumbnail link below to view the story on Coral Gables TV.
If Helen and Jacob Shaham's overaching desire is to provide a better quality of life for the aging, they have certainly accomplished their goal with The Palace Gardens in homestead, an amazingly beautiful state of the art facility for memory care and assisted living.
On any given day at a Palace senior living community, there are a host of activities taking place from morning into the night - all under the guidance of the entertainment/social directors.
Mario Smuglovsky, a resident of The Palace at Coral Gables gives his delicious, homemade empanadas away to neighbors and staff members at the luxury retirement community.
Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? When Sarah Wishnia received an iPad from her daughter, she "didn't even know how to open a thing." That's until she met High School student Max Rosenblum.
Florida Atlantic Building Association recognizes The Palace at Coral Gables with 6 total PRISM Awards:
• Platinum Award: Best Community of the Year
• Gold Award: Interior Design
• Gold Award: Assisted Living
• Gold Award: Best Marketing Program
• Silver Award: Recreation Amenities
• Silver Award: Direct Mail Campaign
Gordon Ramsey eat your heart out! Competition was in the air at the 1st Annual Silver Chef Event at The Palace as residents were paired with student chefs from Le Cordon Blue Culinary School.
You are never too old to feel young again. Senior Prom Night was a flash to the past for Palace at Coral Gables residents, their families and friends as we danced the night away. Coral Gables TV was there to catch all of the excitement at this fabulous event.
The Cookie Lady's baking always delights friends and neighbors at the Coral Gables Senior Living Community. Retired music teacher Sandra Davis
learned to bake with her mother in Long
Island. Her favorite cookie is cinnamon,
but her most requested is chocolate chip.
At many of South Florida's retirement communities, institutional food has given way to micro greens locally sourced produced and made- from-scratch entrees with The Palace at Coral Gables leading the way.
It's like high school all over again at The
Palace in Coral Gables - butterflies, pop
kisses and love songs.
"If you think seniors have resigned
themselves to loveless years in their
second stage of life, think again," said
spokeswoman Vicki Garfinkel. Read More...
Lisa Goldberg wanted to find a better
living situation for her widowed mother,
in her 80s and living alone in a
10-bedroom house in New York. But the
typical assisted living facility couldn't
meet the lavish lifestyle she's accustomed to. Read More...
Active in their 90's, two Kendall residents
joined 63 other World War II and Korean War
veterans for a first-time visit to World War II
memorials in the nation's capital on May 30. Read More...
While some seniors pursue bridge and
sedentary pastimes, Pearl Levine takes
to the links.
The Palace Coral Gables resident,
who at 88 is a petite ball of energy, plays
golf once a week every Monday. Though
many seniors play the game, few have a
list of accomplishments and awards that
would rival Levine's. Read More...
Billy Bush & Kit Hoover Livin' It Up With The Folks At Miami's Palace Suites.
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