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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...

Linden Ponds’ Employees are Working Out…At Work

Feb 9, 2016

Hingham, MA -- Linden Ponds’ employees are working out together at work!

“I work out at Linden Ponds because it’s convenient, free and I love the motivation I get from fellow coworkers,” said Carmel O’Doherty-Popp, Social Worker, Linden Ponds. “I have participated in the Zumba, water aerobics and yoga classes which have been offered over the past 2 years. I love that there is always someone going to the gym and I need that push to motivate me.”

“The Fitness Center is free to all staff and we spend time with each person to orient them to the...

Hingham Police Receive Hundreds of Toys from Linden Ponds

Jan 6, 2016

Hingham, MA -- More than 300 toys were presented to the Hingham Police Department at Linden Ponds.People who live at Linden Ponds presented 9 carriages filled with toys to the Hingham Police Department. The toys were donated over a few weeks of time.

PHOTO: Natalie Shaughnessy, Linden Ponds resident, presenting toys to the Hingham Police.

Linden Ponds is a continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living. Linden Ponds is situated on a scenic 108-acre campus in Hingham, MA. The vibrant campus opened in October 2004 and is home to 1200 people who are enjoying life...

Nancy Gregory, Oil Painter, Named Linden Ponds Artist of the Month

Jan 6, 2016

Hingham, MA -- Nancy Gregory moved to Linden Ponds in Hingham five years ago from Easton, MA. She has always had a love of art and design since her college days at the Rhode Island School of Design where she majored in Apparel Design. She had no experience with painting at all during those four years.

During her years of marriage and raising two children, Gregory found various artistic endeavors that occupied her artistic bent, but it wasn't until 1993 that she found her niche.

Oil painting classes were initiated in Easton by Mary Good, and...

Hundreds Attend “A Sinatra Christmas” at Linden Ponds

Jan 6, 2016

Hingham, MA -- In recognition of what would have been Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday on December 12, Linden Ponds celebrated his birthday with a “A Sinatra Christmas.”

Hundreds of people who live at Linden Ponds attended the concert led by conductor and Linden Ponds resident Nalora Steele. The Linden Ponds Singers, made up of more than 50 residents, performed many of Frank Sinatra’s hits along with holiday classics.

“We all grew up listening to Frank Sinatra’s music,” said Steele. “We celebrated and honored his birthday by singing many of his classics and what a turnout we had!...

Joe Nho, I.T. Site Manager at Linden Ponds, won Gold at 2015 Boston Spring International Open IBJJF (The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation) Jiu-Jitsu Championship.

Nov 13, 2015

Hingham, MA -- Joe Nho, I.T. Site Manager at Linden Ponds, won Gold at 2015 Boston Spring International Open IBJJF (The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation) Jiu-Jitsu Championship.

“I was fortunate enough to take Gold to my Division two years in a row,” said Nho, from Easton. “Our team has placed 2nd overall for New England the past 2 years. I am honored and fortunate to work with amazing Jiu-Jitsu coaches and can’t thank the entire Fenix Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu team enough.”

Nho fights out of Maxx Training Center in Stoughton.

*Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a...

Linden Ponds Donates over 750lbs of Food and $190 to Hingham Interfaith Food Pantry

Nov 13, 2015

Hingham, MA -- One large turkey and more than 50 people who live and work at Linden Ponds participated in the annual Turkey Trot at Linden Ponds for the Hingham Interfaith Food Pantry.

The residents and staff walked a mile or two at Linden Ponds and also donated bags of groceries to the Hingham Food Pantry. More than 760 pounds of food was donated by people at Linden Ponds.

“Our annual Turkey Trot is always a big success,” said Barbara Leary, Fitness Specialist, Linden Ponds. “We collected tons of food for Hingham Food Pantry and were also...