Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds,Erickson Living Retirement Communities, named to The Boston Globe List of Top Places to Work for 2012

Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds, Erickson Living retirement communities, were named to The Boston Globe List of Top Places to Work for 2012. Both are listed at #9 on the Largest Employers list. Boston Globe's 2012 Top Places to Work survey was conducted by WorkPlace Dynamics of Exton, Pa., specialists in employee engagement and retention. The Globe invited 1,586 employers to participate in the survey; 304 organizations employing a total of 210,000 people completed the process. Completed surveys were received from 81,907 individuals, who rated their employers based on workplace practices in compensation, leadership, appreciation, career opportunities and management. "In December I will celebrate my 10 year anniversary here at Brooksby Village and this is a huge honor," said Mary Naughton, Director of Human Resources, Brooksby Village. "We have more than 900 employees who work here and it's wonderful to be recognized for not only giving great benefits to our employees, but for also giving back to the community. Our employees are very dedicated to the to the 1900 people who call Brooksby Village home." Some of the benefits employees of Linden Ponds and Brooksby Village enjoy are 6% Savings on home and auto insurance, 30% discount on meals in our restaurants, $240 per year wellness reimbursement if enrolled in company's medical plan for fitness center memberships, purchase of bicycle, exercise DVD's, weight loss programs, etc., 24/7 Confidential Help line available for employees and their families for counseling on personal relationships, parenting , alcohol and drug addiction, wellness, legal or financial issues, Free English classes for employees who speak English as a second language, discounted tickets to Boston Red Sox, Bruins and Patriots games and many more. "People treat each other with warmth, friendliness, and respect every day at our campuses," said Jackie Scungio, Director of Human Resources, Linden Ponds. "We have over 850 people who work at Linden Ponds, many of whom have been here since we opened in 2004. Both Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds are wonderful places to work and I am honored to say I work at Linden Ponds. Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds can be found on the Top Places to Work list at #9 http://tinyurl.com/av7fzuu News is also available via Twitter at #workboston. About The Boston Globe: The Boston Globe is wholly owned by the New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT), a leading global, multimedia news and information company with 2011 revenues of $2.3 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com and related properties. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. About Brooksby Village: Brooksby Village has three large clubhouses featuring an on-site medical center, staffed by full-time doctors, five restaurants, two convenience stores, two beauty parlors, a TV studio, a swimming pool, activity rooms, classrooms, game rooms and even two branches of a bank. Residents also have the opportunity to take part in hundreds of different clubs and activities. The community, home to more than 1900 people, also has its own Interfaith Chapel on campus that serves as the physical foundation for a strong faith-based community. About Linden Ponds: Linden Ponds is a full-service continuing care retirement community situated on a scenic 108-acre campus in Hingham, Massachusetts. The vibrant campus opened in October 2004, and is home to 1,200 people who are enjoying life to the fullest. About Erickson Living: Erickson Living is a nation-leading developer and manager of Continuing Care Retirement Communities, based in Baltimore, Maryland. The Erickson Living network currently comprises 16 campuses in Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia, which together are home to more than 22,000 people and employ more than 12,000. Further information regarding Erickson Living is available at: www.ericksonliving.com.