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Linden Ponds Employee Receives 2014 Leadership Award from Erickson Living

May 5, 2014
Hingham, MA - Christina Galanis, Continuing Care Program Manager at Rose Court at Linden Ponds in Hingham, won a 2014 Leadership Award from Erickson Living at a corporate award recognition event in Baltimore, MD. Linden Ponds is developed and managed by Erickson Living. Galanis was one of 22 people nominated throughout the Erickson Living organization for a Leadership Award. "When I found out I had been nominated for the award, I was so surprised," said Galanis. "When Alan Butler, Chief Executive Officer, Erickson Living, actually called out my name, I was overwhelmed! I am humbled by the award and am...

30 Students to Receive Linden Ponds Student Scholarship

May 5, 2014
 Hingham, MA -- Thirty students working at Linden Ponds will participate in the annual Student Scholarship Week, May 3-10, 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 2014. 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 to their schools in $625-per-semester increments, for a...

Linden Ponds Receives Highest Rating from U.S. News & World Report

Apr 8, 2014

 

Washington, D.C.; Linden Ponds in Hingham, MA has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report's sixth annual Best Nursing Homes, available exclusively at http://www.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes . The Best Nursing Homes 2014 ratings highlight the top nursing homes in each city and state, out of nearly 16,000 facilities nationwide. U.S. News' goal is to help the millions of Americans who will spend time in a nursing home in 2014 find a home with a strong track record of good care. According to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

Linden Ponds Donates Coats To Wellspring Multi-Service Center

Mar 11, 2014
Hingham, MA -- Linden Ponds donated bags full of coats to Wellspring Multi-Service Center in Hull, MA.  People who live and work at Linden Ponds donated the coats which were delivered by Molly Lynch St. John, Community Services Manager, Linden Ponds.  "We work with Wellspring many times during the year and are always happy to help them out," said St. John. [caption id="attachment_107598" align="aligncenter" width="213"] From left to right; Kristen Scully, volunteer and a staff member at Wellspring; Diane Paradis, Thrift Shop Manager at Wellspring and Joe Cole, volunteer at Wellspring.[/caption] Wellspring's Mission is to provide support...

Linden Ponds Artists Bring Spring Inside

Mar 11, 2014
Hingham, MA -- It's been a long winter in MA.   That's why people who live at Linden Ponds thought they would kick off Spring early this year by creating real gardens inside the retirement community.  "A Touch of Spring," created by Marty Saunders and a number of other residents, includes gardens and a life size copy of former Boston Mayor James Michael Curley sitting on a park bench.  "We have had Touch of Spring the past few years at Linden Ponds but this year we took it to another level," said Saunders.  "Lloyd Lillie who lives here is allowing us...

Two Linden Ponds Employees Receive Human Resources Certifications

Feb 6, 2014

Hingham, MA - Kate Murphy, Plymouth, MA, a Senior Human Resources Manager at Linden Ponds is now a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certified and Susan DeMello, Johnston, RI, a Staff Development Manager at Linden Ponds recently received her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation.

"Awarded by the HR Certification Institute, this recognition signifies that Kate and Susan possess the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass a rigorous examination demonstrating a mastery of the field," said Jackie Scungio, Director of Human Resources at Linden Ponds.  "The entire Linden Ponds...

Linden Ponds Resident Shares Memories from her Visit to 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Japan

Jan 29, 2014
Watched  Tara Lipinski win the Gold  Medal in Women's Figure Skating Hingham, MA -In 1998 when Lo Steele and her husband Guy visited the Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan they never for a minute worried about security issues.  The Steele's, who live at Linden Ponds in Hingham,  even brought their 14 year old grandson.  Now, 16 years later they look back on their trip with fond memories, including watching Prince Albert of Monaco compete in the Luge event. "We were able to watch in person the Ski Jump, the Luge, and we watched Tara Lipinski win the Gold in...

Linden Ponds "Elves" Donate Handmade Afghans to South Shore Coalition for the Homeless

Dec 10, 2013
Hingham, MA --   Deb Graham, who lives at Linden Ponds, delivered 10 handmade afghans to the South Shore Coalition for the Homeless.  All the afghans were made by people who live at Linden Ponds.  She also dropped off six wool caps. "This was a group effort," said Graham.  "All of the squares were knit by people who live at Linden Ponds and then Estelle Katz and Anne O'Malley, Linden Ponds residents, put all 10 afghans together.  Some people call us Linden Ponds Elves.  We just like knowing we are helping others." [caption id="attachment_82526" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Deb Graham...

Linden Ponds Collects Toys for Hingham Police Department

Dec 10, 2013
Hingham, MA -- People who live and work at Linden Ponds gathered together to collect toys for the Hingham Police Department at the annual Trim a Tree Parties at Linden Ponds. "We are thrilled to be working directly with the Hingham Police and Fire Departments," said Molly Lynch St. John, Community Services Manager, Linden Ponds.  "These are our annual Tree Trimming Events so we ask that everyone bring a toy and an ornament for the Linden Ponds holiday trees that represents their culture, religion, family and/or traditions. We collect hundreds toys for Toys for Tots every year and come together as a community to decorate the...

Justin Paradis Named Director of Continuing Care at Linden Ponds

Dec 10, 2013
Hingham, MA - Erickson Living has named Justin Paradis as the Director of Continuing Care at Linden Ponds in Hingham.  Paradis, of Medford, has been with Erickson Living for seven years starting his tenure as a Physical Therapist at Brooksby Village in Peabody in November of 2006.  In March of 2008 he transitioned to Linden Ponds as the Rehabilitation Manager, and was part of the start-up team for the continuing care facility.  After completing the AIT Program (Administrator in Training) in December 2012, Paradis assumed the role of Assistant Administrator of  Continuing Care in January 2013. Prior to joining Erickson...