Aug 3 2018

A New Way to Share Bay Oaks

We are thrilled to announce our new website, We have also changed our @tags on Facebook and Instagram, too, in the hope this makes it easier for you to find us online and share us with people you know. Bay Oaks is proud to be “Miami’s Best Assisted Living Facility” and we are grateful […]

Apr 25 2012

Bay Oaks, The Movie!

There are no words to express our gratitude to Jamie and Mark Helman of Heltel, Inc. who created this incredible short film about Bay Oaks. We invite you to take a few minutes to explore Miami’s best assisted living facility, set to music from our beloved volunteer, Ray Kessler.

Apr 17 2012

Bay Oaks’ Butterfly Garden In Action

Any day, a walk through the Rose Garden or Bay Oaks’ Orchard will bring with it a visit from local butterflies. Bay Oaks is a recognized Butterfly sanctuary , with our own Certified Butterfly Garden, and it is such a soothing thing for our residents – to be able to walk outside at any time and be in […]

Apr 12 2012

A Day at the Beach

“Not a cloud in the sky!” exclaimed Mrs. Morrison. “Today is a perfect day for the beach.” We couldn’t agree more.- Today was a wonderful day at the beach. Bay Oaks residents enjoyed a picnic under the canopy of Matheson Hammock, before lounging out on the sandy beach.       Mrs. Swerdloff told us it was […]

Apr 11 2012

A Lady Named Sandy – A Poem

Bay Oaks residents are grateful for the many volunteers who contribute to making this the best place to retire in South Florida. One of our volunteers, Sandy, frequently assists residents on shopping trips and other excursions, leads Bingo games and sometimes just comes by to say hello to everyone. Her company means a lot to […]

Apr 10 2012

An Introduction to Kundalini Yoga for Seniors with Bahadur Singh Khalsa

Bay Oaks residents welcomed friend, volunteer and certified Kundalini teacher, Bahadur Singh Khalsa aka Richard Roberts, on Saturday for a special introductory lesson in this unique yoga practice. Some residents used mats, others sat in chairs. The residents were genuinely interested in the history of yoga, the differences between Kundalini – also known as ‘the Yoga of […]

Apr 2 2012

Happy 104th Birthday, Peggy Jensen!

The effervescent Mrs. Peggy Jensen celebrated 104 birthdays today! Truly an inspiration to her fellow residents and Bay Oaks’ staff and friends, Mrs. Jensen is a joy to be around. At 104, she is still trying new things – from Mexican food to weight lifting. Ms. Jensen loves to spend her afternoons chatting away with friends or playing with […]

Apr 2 2012

Bridge Club – A New Regular Activity at Bay Oaks

Bay Oaks Bridge Club launched over the weekend to great success. With games on both Saturday and Sunday, residents and friends enjoyed two afternoons of cards. “Mrs. Taylor was a ringer!” “It was so much fun! I can’t wait until next week. Can we play on Friday?” – Answer. Yes! So, if you would like […]

Mar 30 2012

A Day at the Palm Beach Zoo!

Today was a perfect day for a leisurely walk around the Palm Beach Zoo. Residents and volunteers rode up in the Bay Oaks bus to Palm Beach and spent a few hours exploring and then lunching. We saw peacocks and tigers, lemurs and baby monkeys, hundreds of exotic birds, an albino alligator!, stunning scarlet cranes […]

Mar 19 2012

Happy Birthday, Mrs. Swerdloff!

Today marks the birthday of another one of Bay Oaks’ impressive residents. Rosalee Swerdloff, a retired Major in the US Army, chose to retire here three years ago, after exploring several options here in South Florida. She loves walking down to the Bay, listening to music and books on CD, going on excursions and having a glass […]