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Linden Ponds welcomes 130+ guests to the Annual Linden Ponds Garden Promenade Event

Jul 7, 2017

Hingham, MA -- More than 130+ guests attended the annual Linden Ponds Garden Promenade Event. The Linden Ponds gardens cover close to an acre, bursting with flowers, fruits and vegetables.

“What a beautiful day we had this year,” said Christine Hansen, Director of Sales, Linden Ponds, an Erickson Living Retirement Community. “Hundreds of guests joined the Linden Ponds Gardener’s Club for a guided walking tour of their flower and vegetable gardens. They also had a chance to listen to performances by the Linden Ponds Singers, led by Linden Ponds resident Lo Steele, and enjoy light refreshments before sitting down...

Kyleen Farrell of Rockland Named Recruitment/Human Resources Coordinator at Linden Ponds

Jul 7, 2017

Hingham, MA -- Kyleen Farrell, from Rockland, MA, has been named Recruitment/Human Resources Coordinator at Linden Ponds.

“We are thrilled to announce that Kyleen Farrell will be joining the Human Resources Department at Linden Ponds,” said Kathryn Murphy, director of human resources, Linden Ponds. “Kyleen, currently the Assisted Dining Manager at the Overlook Restaurant here at Linden Ponds, has enjoyed several different positions in several different departments during her tenure at Linden Ponds. We want our employees to grow and try new career opportunities and Kyleen is a perfect example of someone who has done just that at Linden...

Linden Ponds Residents Bring Home 34 Medals at Quincy Senior Olympics

Jun 1, 2017

Hingham, MA -- Seven residents who live at Linden Ponds in Hingham participated in the Quincy Senior Olympics and took home 34 medals! They participated in a number of events including: 1/2 mile walk, 3 mile walk, javelin, discus, golf putting and many more.

Linden Ponds resident Ed Petcavage competed in 12 events this year and trained in the Fitness Center at Linden Ponds. He took home 5 gold medals (golf, standing long jump, darts, 1/2 mile walk and 3 mile walk) and 3 silver (javelin, discus, and golf putting) medals.

“Since moving to Linden Ponds and joining...

Residents Moving to Linden Ponds Selling Their Homes Fast

May 30, 2017

Hingham, MA -- People moving to Linden Ponds have been selling their homes on the South Shore quickly!

“The market is hot right now,” said Personal Moving Consultant Lynne Ford. “We have a number of people moving into Linden Ponds who had multiple offers on their homes or condos. There have been many properties by incoming Linden Ponds residents which sold in under one week.”

Through the Erickson Realty and Moving Services program, Ford assists prospective Linden Ponds residents by connecting them with preferred realtors who are experts in the sale of homes in their specific neighborhoods....

Thirty South Shore Students Working at Linden Ponds Participate in Scholarship Week

May 2, 2017

Hingham, MA - Students working at Linden Ponds from all over the South Shore are participating in the annual Student Scholarship Week this week to raise money for the Linden Ponds Student Scholarship Fund.

“Thirty students are eligible for the scholarship this year”, said Mairi Bleakie, Philanthropy Manager, Linden Ponds. “Since 2004, the Linden Ponds Student Scholarship Fund has awarded over $1 million in financial aid to hundreds of student workers to support their pursuit of higher education. It’s a wonderful benefit for students working at Linden Ponds.”

The Linden Ponds Scholarship Fund is for student employees who...

Christine Hansen, Director of Sales & Marketing at Linden Ponds, Receives Linden Ponds’ Leadership Award

Apr 14, 2017

Hingham, MA -- Christine Hansen, Director of Sales & Marketing at Linden Ponds, was honored this March as Linden Ponds nominee for Erickson Living’s 2016 leadership award at its corporate meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. Hansen was selected for her exceptional leadership qualities.

“We are thrilled Chrissy received this award,” said Linden Ponds Executive Director Jim Centola. “She is enthusiastic, hardworking and she motivates her staff every day to do great things. She is extremely well respected by her coworkers and our 1200 residents. We are honored to have her on our team.”

“I was thrilled to receive this...

Linden Ponds Resident Produces Self-Published Poetry Book

Jan 11, 2017

Hingham, MA -- Renee Summers has done many things in her life. She was a legal secretary, an author’s assistant, she earned an associate’s degree in gerontology from the University of Massachusetts, and then at age 58, she got a degree in business management from Leslie College.

But she found her true passion, poetry writing, in the 1980’s.

“I started doing writing poetry to try something new,” said Summers who lives at Linden Ponds retirement community. “I would write about personal experiences or someone would suggest an idea, I always have something to write about.”

Summers joined...

Linden Ponds to Build New Independent Living Residential Building

Jan 4, 2017

Hingham, MA - With close to 97% of apartment homes at Linden Ponds currently occupied, and in response to continued high demand, Hingham’s premier retirement community Linden Ponds is planning to construct a new independent living residential building, Willard Square.

“Linden Ponds’ occupancy continues to rise and our expanding customer base has influenced our decision to move forward with construction of a new residential building,” said Christine Hansen, Director of Sales, Linden Ponds. “We are very excited to be able to announce the addition of Willard Square and bring the Erickson Living lifestyle to more people South of Boston.”...

Jim Centola Named Executive Director of Linden Ponds

Feb 9, 2016

Centola Brings Proven Leadership and Passion for Excellence in

Senior Housing Management, Operations, and Health-Care

HINGHAM, MASS., — Jim Centola has been named the new executive director of Linden Ponds, a continuing care retirement community in Hingham, Massachusetts. He will assume this leadership role February 1, 2016, replacing Jim Wingardner, who was recently named the new executive director of Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living retirement community in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

“Centola’s career history reflects more than 15 years of experience and superior customer service in senior housing...

Artists at Linden Ponds Create Portraits of 20th Century Movie Stars

Feb 9, 2016

Hingham, MA -- For the past few years, artists at Linden Ponds celebrated the many Presidents of the United States with The Linden Ponds Hall of Presidents Exhibition.

This year, residents Burt Longenbach and members of his water color painting decided to create charcoal drawings of 27 movie stars including Katherine Hepburn, Marlon Brando, Fred Astaire, Clark Gable, Charlie Chaplin, Joan Crawford, Elizabeth Taylor (18 in by 24 in) and two 6ft by 8ft portraits of Shirley Temple and Judy Garland.

"Last year was the 3rd year the Hall of Presidents Exhibition had been on display...