Sharon Lucas, Senior CNA at Bay Oaks, has been serving our residents since 1990. She is truly a pillar of our community and a trusted colleague, mentor, and friend to everyone who works here.
Sharon was born and raised in Miami. She worked in hotels prior to receiving her certification as a nursing assistant and coming to Bay Oaks. She will tell you that she loves working here because it is like a home away from home, and because the residents uplift her spirit everyday. She uplifts our spirits, too.
Twenty-seven years on, she is now the longest serving member of our community – more than the Administrator or any board member. The Bay Oaks motto is: “It is a privilege to be of service” – and it is a privilege to serve with you, Sharon. Thank you for all you do to make life a little sweeter and a whole lot smoother for everyone at Bay Oaks.
Many resident guests were able to vote early thanks to Miami Dade Election officials supervised voting in our community room. We want to remind you that it is everyone’s civic duty to vote. People like Ms. Mary Alice Blake (above) served in the military during WWII to preserve and protect your right to vote. Don’t take it for granted.
Thursday was Mr. Bill Warnke’s 90th birthday. His daughter Lisa visiting from out of town joined him and 7 other resident guests and 4 staff members in our Mercedes Benz Sprinter on a trip to one of his favorite places: Gulfstream Park. We spent a winning afternoon in the casino sharing in Mr. Warnke’s good fortune and luck.
We are happy to introduce, Goody! Goody Dog comes to Bay Oaks Retirement Residence from a local shelter. Part Corgi, part Terrier (and part ?), she has in no time won the hearts of our residents.
Bay Oaks is proud to be Miami’s best assisted living facility. We have been a proud home for legends of local and international history and a sanctuary for native wildlife for over 67 years. Bay Oaks is indebted to Tom Rodger, son a of former resident, who created “The Princess Fund” in his mother’s memory. This fund insures that future care of our residents’ beloved pets, including our rescue dogs, chickens, butterflies and parrots.
Meet the other beneficiaries of The Princess Fund here.