Erickson Living Names James Wingardner Executive Director for Linden Ponds

Hingham, MA - Erickson Living has named James Wingardner as the Executive Director at Linden Ponds in Hingham, MA.  In his new leadership position, Wingardner will oversee the overall operations of this retirement community; one of two Erickson Living developed and managed sites in the Boston area.   Wingardner's career history includes over 15 years of experience in managing Continuing Care Retirement Communities in Massachusetts.  During this period, he served as the Executive Director of Lasell Village, Director of Operations at Fox Hill Village, as well as Associate Executive Director at Linden Ponds and Executive Director at Brooksby Village (where he served in this position for 6 years).   [caption id="attachment_64158" align="aligncenter" width="240"] James Wingardner, Executive Director for Linden Ponds[/caption] Helen Lanagan has been named the new Executive Director of Brooksby Village. She has over 30 years' experience in health, elder care and management, and started work at Brooksby Village in March of 2005 to open the community's visiting nurse services.   Lanagan also served as the Director of Resident Life at Brooksby Village, she was then promoted to the Director of Operations and then promoted to the Associate Executive Director.   She is an RN and holds a Master's Degree in Health Care Management.   Wingardner of Boxford, MA, has a Master of Science in Elder Care Management from Lasell College and an undergraduate degree from Southern New Hampshire University in Hotel/ Restaurant Management.    About Linden Ponds: Linden Ponds is one of 16 continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living. Linden Ponds is 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 8,500 full-time employees.  Further information regarding Erickson Living is available at:  www.ericksonliving.com.