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Here’s the latest from Linden Ponds.

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...

Linden Ponds Artists Create Hall of Presidents

Feb 12, 2015

Hingham, MA -- When Linden Ponds decided they wanted to celebrate the many Presidents of the United States, residents Burt Longenbach and members of his water color painting class responded.

The artists came together to create The Linden Ponds Hall of Presidents Exhibition which includes a number of charcoal drawings of many Presidents (18 in by 24 in) and four 6ft by 8ft watercolor portraits of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and new this year President Barack Obama.

"This is the 3 rd year the Hall of Presidents Exhibition has been on display at Linden Ponds,"...

Linden Ponds Holds Food Drive for Island of Fogo

Jan 23, 2015

Hingham, MA – Linden Ponds in Hingham ran a Food Drive for people on the Island of Fogo, Cape Verde. The Island experienced a major volcano eruption that displaced over 1500 villagers and decimated agricultural farmland.

“We have employees who have family there or moved from there and they really wanted to do something to help them,” said Jackie Scungio, Director of Human Resources, Linden Ponds. “Hundreds of non-perishable food items were collected from our very generous residents and employees.

From left to right: Jorge DosSantos, Board Member – Cape Verdean Association; Maria...

Linden Ponds Chef Shares His Award Winning Chili Recipe

Jan 7, 2015

Hingham, MA -- Planning a Playoff Party for this weekend when the New England Patriots face the Baltimore Ravens? Below is Bill Moriarty’s, Executive Chef at Linden Ponds , Award Winning chili recipe for parties this weekend.

Chef Bill's Award Winning Chili

Ground Chuck 80% Lean

4 lbs

Canola Oil

1 tbls

Minced Onion

12 oz

Minced Garlic

2 tbls

Ground Cumin

3 tbls

Dark Chili Powder

3 tbls

Chipotle Chili Powder

1 tsp

Crushed Tomatoes

4 pts


Hingham Police Collect Hundreds of Toys at Linden Ponds

Jan 5, 2015

Hingham, MA -- Hingham Police officers were at Linden Ponds accepting the hundreds of toys both people who live and work there donated to the Hingham Police Toy Drive.

Residents at Linden Ponds presented 12 shopping carts full of toys to the Hingham Police Department.

“We have been collecting new toys for the Hingham Police Department’s Toys for Tots Drive for years,” said Molly Lynch St. John, Community Services Manager, Linden Ponds. “The staff and residents love helping the Hingham Police Department every year and we are honored to be able to present hundreds of toys to them...

Hundreds Attend the Linden Ponds Harvest Fair

Nov 17, 2014

Hingham, MA -- Hundreds of people attended the Linden Ponds Harvest Fair.

Thirty crafters, some of who live at Linden Ponds, displayed and sold their handmade jewelry, paintings, holiday ornaments, handbags, and more.

“We had an amazing turnout at this year’s Linden Ponds Harvest Fair,” said Connie Graham, Linden Ponds resident. “There are so many gifted crafters living here at Linden Ponds and this provides a way for them to share their talents. We also have a number of outside crafters coming to Linden Ponds to showcase their work. It was a wonderful day here at Linden Ponds.”...

People at Linden Ponds walk and raise $16,000 for Alzheimer’s Association

Nov 13, 2014

Hingham, MA -- Over 150 people who live and work at Linden Ponds participated in a “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” walk at the Hingham Retirement Community. More than $16,000 was raised.

“This was the first time Linden Ponds held a “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” event on site and we had a wonderful turnout,” said Mairi Bleakie, Philanthropy Manager, Linden Ponds. “We raised over $16,000 for Alzheimer's Association. It was a wonderful day."

People walked around the campus and enjoyed a cookout all while raising money for a good cause.

*The Alzheimer's Association Walk to...

Linden Ponds Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Nov 13, 2014

Hingham, MA – Ten years ago, Linden Ponds opened its doors for the first time. This month, people who live and work at Linden Ponds will celebrate the 10 th Anniversary of Linden Ponds in a grand fashion at the “Some Enchanted Evening” Gala.

The celebration is one of many that has taken place this year to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Linden Ponds, home to 1200 residents. Over the past few months residents and staff have enjoyed a number of events including a cocktail reception to kick off the 10 th year, a $10,000 Pot of...

Linden Ponds Donates 1060lbs of food to Hingham Interfaith Food Pantry

Nov 13, 2014

Hingham, MA -- One large turkey and more than 100 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 1060 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 this year and we...