Erickson Living Names Jim Centola Associate Executive Director of Linden Ponds

Hingham, MA - Erickson Living has named Jim Centola as the new Associate Executive Director of Linden Ponds. Prior to this position he was the Administrator of Extended Care at Linden Ponds since 2011. Centola has over 15 years of experience in continuing care retirement communities, health and management. Prior to Linden Ponds he was Director of Operations at Quality Rehabilitation Services in Plainville. Prior to Quality Rehabilitation Services, he worked for Masonic Health System for 10 years at their Overlook Continuing Care Retirement campus. At Overlook he was Director of Rehabilitation Services and was then promoted to Vice-President of Health Services and Administrator of the company's 181-bed skilled nursing facility. Centola has also served as a physical therapist for Physical Therapy Plus in Brockton, and was also co-owner of Huntington Rehabilitation of Fall River. Centola, of Medway, received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy cum laude from Northeastern University in Boston and a Master of Business Administration degree from Assumption College in Worcester. [caption id="attachment_75893" align="aligncenter" width="200"] Jim Centola[/caption] 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.