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Linden Ponds Couple Glad They Didn't Wait to Move

Aug 10, 2018

Hingham, MA — Susan and Bill Humberd lived in a four-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom, house in Norwell, MA. But they were finding they didn’t need all that space. That’s why the couple, who are 71 and 72, moved to Linden Ponds , an Erickson Living community in Hingham, MA, in April.

“We sat down and said, ‘What rooms do we actually live in?’ and that is what we purchased,” Susan says.

At Linden Ponds, the Humberds live in a Hastings-style apartment home. With two bedrooms, one-and-a-half baths and a spacious living and dining area, their new...

Linden Ponds welcomes 160 guests to the Annual Linden Ponds Garden Promenade Event

Jul 24, 2018

Hingham, MA -- More than 160 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. “More than 160 guests strolled through the gardens at Linden Ponds while enjoying music, food and more. Guests also had the chance to mix and mingle with over 200 residents who call Linden Ponds home. Danielle Niles, Meteorologist from WBZ-TV Channel 4 was also at the event and...

70+ Artists Living at Linden Ponds Display their Artwork in the Linden Ponds Art Gallery

Jul 19, 2018

Painters, sculptures, photographers and more all living at Linden Ponds, an Erickson Living retirement community in Hingham, have come together to display their work in the Linden Ponds Art Gallery.

“The Linden Ponds Artist Council sent out letters to all residents who might be interested, said “Molly Lynch St. John, Community Resources Manager, Linden Ponds. “Artists were asked to submit, by a certain date, a form describing their art work for consideration. We have very talented people living here so many people wanted to participate. Everything is on display for residents to see through the end of August.”...

Linden Ponds Residents Bring Home 48 Medals at Quincy Senior Olympics

Jun 7, 2018

Hingham, MA – Fourteen residents who live at Linden Ponds in Hingham participated in the Quincy Senior Olympics and took home 48 medals! They participated in a number of events including: 1/2 mile walk, 3 mile walk, javelin, discus, corn hole and many more.

Linden Ponds resident Ed Petcavage competed in a number of events this year, took home nine medals and trained in the Fitness Center at Linden Ponds. He took home gold in each of the walks (1/2 mile,1 mile, and 3 mile) gold in javelin, and gold in the 500 yard freestyle swim. He won silver...

South Shore Students Participate in Annual Linden Ponds Scholarship Week

May 9, 2018

Hingham, MA -- Students from 17 different schools along the South Shore working at Linden Ponds, an Erickson Living retirement community in Hingham, MA, participate in the annual Student Scholarship Week to raise money for the Linden Ponds Student Scholarship Fund.

“Thirty three 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.”

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Linden Ponds residents still on the job and loving it

Apr 25, 2018

Hingham, MA – April 23, 2018— Sandra Schipul browses the racks at Pink Tulip Clothes and Accessories, in Cohasset, Massachusetts. She’s both shopping and working. Breezy blouses, colorful coverups, and summertime hats are just a few of the things on her wish list.

“I get first selection, which makes it fun,” says Schipul, who has worked part time as the store’s sales associate since it opened ten years ago.

While many of her peers are retired, Schipul, who lives at Linden Ponds, an Erickson Living retirement community in Hingham, MA, says she enjoys working and will continue to...

Willard Square Opens at Linden Ponds

Apr 11, 2018

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, an Erickson Living retirement community, has opened its 9th independent living residential building, Willard Square.

"Linden Ponds' occupancy continues to rise and our expanding customer base influenced our decision to move forward with construction of our 9th residential building," said Jim Centola, executive director, Linden Ponds. "We are all very excited to welcome our first set of new residents who began moving into Willard Square this week."

The new 156,378...

Tomas “Omar” Gonzalez, Director of Dining Services at Linden Ponds, receives Erickson Living Leadership Award

Mar 12, 2018

Hingham, MA -- Tomas “Omar” Gonzalez, director of dining services at Linden Ponds, received an Erickson Living Leadership Award at Erickson Living’s annual Leadership Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. Gonzalez was selected for his exceptional leadership qualities.

“Omar and I have known each other professionally for over six years,” said Linden Ponds Executive Director Jim Centola. “During this time, I have been impressed with Omar’s ability to manage and lead his team. He is an individual who truly cares about all 300 people working in his department and for that matter, the more than 1200 people living in our community....

Liz Patton, TV/AV Manager at Linden Ponds, Named Artist of the Month

Feb 12, 2018

Hingham, MA – Most of the time you will find Liz Patton, TV/AV Manager, Linden Ponds, producing and/or directing more than 40 shows a month in Linden Ponds’ internal TV studio (LPTV). However, when she is not at work, she loves painting and taking photos and now residents at Linden Ponds can see her work all month long in the Derby Art Gallery in Derby Clubhouse at Linden Ponds. Patton, who has worked at Linden Ponds for 12 years, has been named Artist of the Month at Linden Ponds.

“The magic of painting has always intrigued me and photography...

Kyleen Farrell Celebrates 10 Years Working at Linden Ponds and is Very Grateful

Jan 18, 2018

Hingham, MA – In 2008, Kyleen Farrell was in high school and worked in the Dining Department at Linden Ponds, an Erickson Living retirement community in Hingham, MA, as Wait Staff. Now, 10 years later, she is a Human Resources and Recruitment Coordinator at Linden Ponds.

Over the past 10 years, Farrell has had the opportunity to work in a number of different departments at Linden Ponds including Dining, Resident Life, General Services and most recently, Human Resources. As a student on the Wait Staff she received the Linden Ponds Student Scholarship and then when she attended college, she...