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Linden Ponds Raised Over $11,000 at On-Campus Memory Walk in Support of the Alzheimer’s Association

Oct 15, 2015

Hingham, MA -- A little rain didn’t stop people who live and work at Linden Ponds in Hingham from coming together to walk in the on-campus Memory Walk in support of the Alzheimer’s Association and raising over $11,000.

“This is the 2nd year in a row we hosted the on-campus Memory Walk in support of the Alzheimer’s Association and even though it was a rainy day, people still attended,” said Mairi Bleakie, Philanthropy Manager, Linden Ponds. “Not only did people bundle up and walk outside but many also walked inside Linden Ponds! It was a wonderful day.”

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Hundreds Attend Linden Ponds Harvest Ball and Raise $40,000 for Resident Care Fund

Oct 15, 2015

Hingham, MA -- Hundreds of people who live at Linden Ponds attended the Harvest Ball and raised $40,000 for the Resident Care Fund.

“Everyone who lives and works at Linden Ponds looks forward to this event,” said Mairi Bleakie, Philanthropy Manager, Linden Ponds. “Every year is a different theme and this year was wonderfully decorated in the colors of Autumn.”

Proceeds from the Gala benefit the Resident Care Fund which is a Fund set up to provide support to residents who, despite careful planning, outlive their financial resources. This Fund enables residents to remain at Linden...

Linden Ponds Resident Returns from National Senior Games in MN

Aug 4, 2015

Hingham, MA -- While Ed Petcavage had been active his entire life, it was only when he moved into Linden Ponds in Hingham and joined the fitness center, did he start to see substantial physical health improvements. The fitness center staff, in less than a year of exercise advice and encouragement, prepared Petcavage for the local 2012 Quincy Senior Olympics.

By 2015, he had competed in two state senior games (RI and MA), two national senior games, a number of Quincy Senior Games and has won 28 medals in four years!

“I love working out,” said Petcavage....

Linden Ponds Raises $500 for Rockland Food Pantry

Aug 4, 2015

Hingham, MA -- Linden Ponds Employee Health & Wellness Department held a 30-day Charity Plank Challenge and Barbara Leary, Fitness Specialist, Linden Ponds, won $500 for the charity of her choice, Rockland Food Pantry.

“Employees were challenged to hold the plank position for 4 ½ minutes culminating in a Plank-Off on May 13,” said Rosemarie Spada, Nurse Practitioner, Employee Health & Wellness Department at Linden Ponds. “The program’s purpose was to challenge employees to achieve a higher level of fitness throughout the month and compete for the top prize; money donated to their favorite charity.”

Leary...

Linden Ponds Veterans Visit Washington, D.C. Thanks to Honor Flight New England

Jun 15, 2015

Hingham, MA -- Veterans from Linden Ponds flew down to Washington, D.C. to visit memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices for free via Honor Flight New England.

Bill Greene Hank Maude Dick Gregg Walt Powers Hank Barone Ted Coburn Sal Mangano...

16 Linden Ponds Residents Win 60 Medals at Quincy Senior Olympics

Jun 15, 2015

Hingham, MA -- Sixteen residents who live at Linden Ponds in Hingham participated in the Quincy Senior Olympics and took home 60 medals! Nine women and seven men participated in a number of events including track and field, swimming, bocce, bowling, billiards, darts and more.

“We had a great group of residents participate this year,” said Ed Petcavage, Linden Ponds resident and winner...

Linden Ponds Welcomed Danielle Vollmar, WCVB-TV, and 130 guests to Annual Garden Promenade Event

Jun 15, 2015

Hingham, MA -- Linden Ponds welcomed Danielle Vollmar, Meteorologist from WCVB-TV Channel 5 and 130+ guests to the Annual Linden Ponds Garden Promenade Event.

The Linden Ponds gardens cover close to an acre, bursting with flowers, fruits and vegetables.

“We were very excited about this year’s event,” said Christine Hansen, Director of Sales, Linden Ponds. “Guests joined the Linden Ponds Gardener’s Club for a guided walking tour of their flower and vegetable gardens. And all female guests will receive their very own homemade oversized hat!”

The Linden Ponds gardens are a patchwork of mini-gardens, each about 9...

Annual Student Scholarship Week at Linden Ponds

May 6, 2015

Hingham, MA -- Thirty two 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.

The Linden Ponds Scholarship Fund is for student employees who plan to attend a college or accredited trade school beginning fall 2015. The students need to have worked at Linden Ponds during their junior and senior year and put in 1000 hours of work. Those students will receive a total of $5,000 over four years of college. The money will be dispersed directly...

Linden Ponds Resident Promoted to Professor at Berklee College of Music

Apr 6, 2015

Hingham, MA -- She has been teaching part time at Berklee College of Music for 18 years as an Associate Professor in the Department of Music Education. Now, Nalora Steele, age 83, of Linden Ponds in Hingham, is a full Professor at the College.

“I feel honored to have been promoted,” said Steele. “This is an unusual accomplishment for a part time faculty member. I do love teaching, and I commute from Linden Ponds in Hingham to Boston every week. This is now the top of the Academic ladder and I couldn't be happier or more grateful.”...

Linden Ponds Creates Indoor Gardens with Hundreds of Flowers

Mar 23, 2015

Hingham, MA -- It’s been a record breaking winter for snow! That’s why people who live at Linden Ponds thought they would kick off Spring by creating real gardens inside the retirement community with HUNDREDS of real flowers!

Welcome Spring, created by Marty Saunders and a number of other residents, includes gardens and a sculpture once featured at the Boston Flower Show made by Linden Ponds resident Lloyd Lillie.

“With all the snow we have had this winter, everyone has been anxious for Spring this year,” said Saunders. “The residents and I have worked very hard...