Palace in the News

The New Palace Gardens opened its doors on December 2016.
This page features news articles and press releases covering our unique parties, interesting residents and our special events.

The Palace Gardens takes time to honor ‘Gorgeous Grandmas’

BY Kendall Gazette

The Palace Gardens, an assisted living and memory care community in Homestead, celebrated National Gorgeous Grandma Day with a Chico’s fashion show and residents modeling the season’s latest fashion trends.

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A Dog Show at The Palace Gardens


The fanfare of the Westminster Dog Show came to The Palace Gardens! Therapy dogs from Heel 2 Heel Pet Therapy Inc. and their owners strutted down the runway during the dog show, much to the delight of residents at the assisted living and memory care community in Homestead. The event was featured on NBC 6!

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The Palace at Coral Gables vaccinations featured on Telemundo Channel 51


The Palace at Coral Gables vaccinations featured on Telemundo Channel 51

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Holiday Caravan Brings Families Together

BY South Dade News Leader

Moving up through a company to take on higher responsibilities is often a goal. With years in different organizations in the health care field and seven years in The Palace Group, Giulia Covella was looking forward to taking her position as the new General Manager for The Palace Gardens of Homestead. There are always transitions to work out, but business and management training does not include preparation for a pandemic and months of lockdown. “My first year has been exciting,” Covella acknowledges.

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The Palace Gardens uses new tech to connect residents and families

BY Kendall Gazette

Despite these uncertain times when visitors are restricted from assisted living and memory care communities, residents at The Palace Gardens in Homestead are enjoying being connected with their loved ones.

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Homestead Couple Celebrates 52nd Anniversary Amid Pandemic

BY South Dade news Leader

Love is in the air at The Palace Gardens! Residents Nancy and Charles Pender recently celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary and the assisted living community wanted to make it special, especially since family and friends were unable to attend due to social distancing precautions.

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The Palace Gardens Walks to Fight Alzheimer’s

BY South Dade News Leader

The Palace Gardens recently hosted an Alzheimer’s Awareness Festival, offering people in the Homestead area an opportunity to support the fight against Alzheimer’s disease closer to home.

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"Se ha convertido en mi niña": la conmovedora historia de un hijo rescatando los recuerdos de su mamá con Alzheimer

BY Univision

El Alzheimer es una enfermedad crónico-degenerativa que afecta en su mayoría a personas de la tercera edad. Como es el caso de la señora Francisca, quien en los últimos años ha vivido bajo el cuidado de su hijo Diego. Él mismo relata cómo son los días buenos y malos al vivir con alguien que padece esta condición médica.

The Palace Group is 2019 Gallup Great Workplace

BY Kendall Gazette

The Palace Group, developer and operator of award-winning senior living communities in South Florida, recently received a 2019 Gallup Great Workplace Award, one of only 40 international companies to earn the recognition. This is the second year the company has received the award.

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The Palace Gardens pays tribute to the military

BY Cutler Bay News

The Palace Gardens in Homestead recently hosted “The Commander’s Reception,” inviting members of the Homestead Military Affairs Committee (MAC) to enjoy a festive celebration in their honor.
A self-governing committee of the South Dade Chamber of Commerce, MAC’s mission is to assist military units within the chamber’s service area to achieve their goals and to promote understanding and cooperation between the civilian and military communities.

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The Palace Gardens adopts music program to aid in dementia care

BY Pinecrest Tribune

It is 3 p.m. at The Palace Gardens in Homestead’s memory care community and musicians are tuning their instruments for residents’ happy hour music. This scene takes place not just one day of the week, but every day of the week.

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Palace Gardens Hosts “Catwalk for the Cure” to Benefit Breast Cancer Awareness

BY The Palace Gardens

The Palace Gardens, our Assisted Living & Memory Care community in Homestead, recently hosted “Catwalk for the Cure,” a dazzling fashion show and luncheon held in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Ten lovely models, all of whom were breast cancer survivors, strutted the runway and modeled fall fashions graciously provided by Dress Barn.

Empathizing With Your Employees

BY Senior Living News

The customer always comes first, right? That depends on who you believe your customer is. There are internal customers and external customers, but at the end of the day, who’s your top priority?
For Haim Dubitzky, MSM, principal and VP of performance excellence for The Palace Group, a South Florida privately owned operator of senior living communities, the top customer is the employees.

The Palace Group receives prestigious 2018 Gallup Great Workplace Award

BY Kendall Gazette

The Palace Group, South Florida’s largest privately owned operator of senior living communities, has received the highest honor from Gallup and has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Gallup Great Workplace Award.

Gallup Great Workplace 2018 Award Winner

BY Gallup

The Palace Group is the 2018 Award Winner of Gallup's Great Workplace award

The Palace Group celebrates its top managers of the year

BY Kendall Gazette

During an evening dedicated to honoring the achievements of employees, The Palace Group, South Florida's largest privately owned company specializing in senior housing development, management, operations and care, recently recognized 12 of its managers as "Managers of the Year".

Terapia con mascotas roboticas

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Uso de animales y muñecos robots, una terapia con la que innovan en centro para ancianos en Florida.

Mascotas robóticas como terapia en El Nuevo Palace Gardens

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Una terapia alternativa para el tratamiento de pacientes con Alzheimer y otras dolencias neurológicas abre posibilidades de alivio con mascotas robóticas.

Innovative Approach

Channel 7 News

The New Palace Gardens in Homestead has one of the most engaging and innovative Memory Care Programs in the country. This program was featured on December 20 on Miami’s WSVN 7 nightly news.

Palace employees go 'above and beyond' during Hurricane Irma

BY Palmetto Bay News

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.

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'This is the time to help others': volunteers step to assist those in need

BY The Miami Herald

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.

It's Never too Late to Graduate

BY South Dade News Leader

In a time when many are forced to speak a second language to get a job, 20 senior citizens chose to learn Spanish for noneconomic reasons.

The Palace Gardens, a truly idylic addition to the Homestead area

BY South Miami News

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.

The NEW Palace Gardens in Homestead is winning National Awards Before It's Even Open

BY Pinecrest Tribune

The National Association of Homebuilders, America's top real estate industry group, annually recognizes the best Senior Communities in the nation.

Florida palm and barbecue mark The Palace Gardens' topping off

BY South Miami News

A construction tradition added a tropical touch to cap the fourth story of The Palace Gardens in Homestead, South Florida's newest and most modern assisted living community.

Construction starts on $25M assisted living center

BY South Florida Business Journal

The Palace Group has launched construction of a $25 million assisted living and memory care center in Homestead. The Miami-based developer acquired the 10-acre site at 3100 N.E. Eighth Street from Baptist Health South Florida for $3 million in 2013.

The Palace Gardens To Begin Construction Of New Complex

BY South Dade News Leader

The Palace Gardens announced this week that construction is set to begin on their new expanded complex in Homestead. With their new location on Campbell Drive, across from Homestead Hospital, the facility will expand to 10 acres, and will be home to 201 private studio residences for 111 assisted living and 90 memory care patients, each with private bathrooms. The 158,000 square foot

3 Miami-Dade Palace Communities Receive Highest Accreditation Scores

BY Kendall Gazette

The Palace Group has been awarded prestigious accreditation by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for The Palace Renaissance and Royale in Kendall and The Palace Gardens in Homestead.