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Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds Named a 2013 National Top Workplace

Feb 6, 2013
Ranked 85 nationwide in largest survey of American workers of its kind

 

Brooksby Village in Peabody and Linden Ponds in Hingham announced they have been named one of America's Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics. Both were ranked #85 nationwide among 872 organizations with more than 1,000 employees that participated in regional top workplaces programs. The National Top Workplaces list was determined solely by feedback gathered through an objective employee survey . The survey was conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, the leading on-demand employee survey provider, in conjunction with 30 leading regional newspapers.  Brooksby Village...

Linden Ponds Artists Create Hall of Presidents Exhibition

Feb 4, 2013
Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln Featured in 6ft by 8ft Watercolor Portraits

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, Hilda Peirce, Judy Fockenier, Charles Vaughn and Ann O'Malley responded 

The five artists came together to create The Linden Ponds Hall of Presidents Exhibition which includes 14 charcoal drawings of the presidents between Washington and Lincoln (18 in by 24 in) and two 6ft by 8ft watercolor portraits of Washington and Lincoln. "Last year...

Linden Ponds' Continuing Care Center Awarded Accreditation by the Joint Commission

Jan 28, 2013
Hingham, MA -Linden Ponds' Continuing Care Center was awarded accreditation by the Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. "The accreditation is another milestone in Linden Ponds' effort to be a leader in person-centered care and commitment to excellence," said Ian Brown, Executive Director, Linden Ponds.  "The Linden Ponds' team should be proud of this accomplishment.  We are grateful and thankful to all for a job well done."  The Joint Commission's mission is "to continuously improve healthcare for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders,...

Local Chefs Share Holiday Recipes

Dec 12, 2012
Hingham, MA -Chef de Cuisine at Linden Ponds in Hingham, Natale Umbro and Michael A. Ayers, Executive Chef at Brooksby Village in Peabody share some holiday recipes. Cioppino soup ( 8 to 10 people), Natale Umbro, Chef de Cuisine at Linden Ponds  Olive oil- ½ a pint Saffon powder or threads- 1 pinch Celery ¼" chop-1/2 of a cup White onion ¼" chop-1/2 of a cup Green bell pepper-1/2 of a cup Garlic Minced-1/4 of a cup Fresh thyme Minced-14 of a cup Fresh parsley Fine Chop- ½ a cup Dry Oreagno- 1 oz Green Onions-1 cup  Crushed tomato -1 can...

Linden Ponds Chef de Cuisine Shares Holiday Recipes

Dec 11, 2012
Hingham, MA - Linden Ponds Chef de Cuisine Natale Umbro shares recipes this holiday season. Currently, Linden Ponds is selling his Italian sauce to residents and staff.     Cioppino soup ( 8 to 10 people)  Olive oil- ½ a pint Saffon powder or threads- 1 pinch Celery ¼" chop-1/2 of a cup White onion ¼" chop-1/2 of a cup Green bell pepper-1/2 of a cup Garlic Minced-1/4 of a cup Fresh thyme Minced-14 of a cup Fresh parsley Fine Chop- ½ a cup Dry Oreagno- 1 oz Green Onions-1 cup Crushed tomato -1 can V-8 or tomato juice 2qt can- 1...

Linden Ponds Staff and Residents Loving Local Chef's Italian Sauce

Nov 19, 2012
 hundreds of jars have been sold

Hingham, MA - Many people who live at Linden Ponds have been raving about Chef de Cuisine Natale Umbro's Italian sauce for years. The recipe, which has been passed down in his family for over a 100 years, has been a big hit with the residents during dinner. Now he is selling it at Linden Ponds and over the first few days they sold out of three cases of his sauce.

"Residents were always complementing my family's Italian sauce and would ask if I had any extra," said Umbro. "We decided...

Linden Ponds Opens Health and Wellness Center for its 900 Employees

Nov 14, 2012
[caption id="attachment_28437" align="alignnone" width="202"] from left to right; Barbara Durland, Resident Advisory Council chair, Syndie Noel, Medical Asst, Christine Cadegan, Nurse Practitioner, and Ian Brown, Executive Director, Linden Ponds at the Ribbon Cutting.[/caption] Hingham, MA - Linden Ponds, an Erickson Living retirement community,  has opened an Employee Health & Wellness Center (EHWC) for its 900 employees.  Employees at Linden Ponds may schedule routine medical appointments in the center and/or take advantage of new wellness initiatives to ensure good health.  "Regardless if any employee has insurance through Erickson Living or not, all employees can be seen at the...

Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds,Erickson Living Retirement Communities, named to The Boston Globe List of Top Places to Work for 2012

Nov 6, 2012
Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds, Erickson Living retirement communities, were named to The Boston Globe List of Top Places to Work for 2012. Both are listed at #9 on the Largest Employers list. Boston Globe's 2012 Top Places to Work survey was conducted by WorkPlace Dynamics of Exton, Pa., specialists in employee engagement and retention. The Globe invited 1,586 employers to participate in the survey; 304 organizations employing a total of 210,000 people completed the process. Completed surveys were received from 81,907 individuals, who rated their employers based on workplace practices in compensation, leadership, appreciation, career opportunities and management. "In...

People Who Live and Work at Linden Ponds to Participate in Turkey Trot and Hold Food Drive for the Hingham/Hull Food Pantry

Nov 5, 2012
People to walk a mile or two at Linden Ponds on Friday, November 9 at 10:30am   Hingham, MA - More than 100 people who live and work at Linden Ponds and one large turkey will participate in the annual Turkey Trot at the Hingham campus on Friday, November 9 at 10:30am.  The staff and residents at Linden Ponds will also donate hundreds of bags of groceries which will be helping hundreds of  families this season.      A large turkey will lead the walkers around the campus and then people who live and work at Linden Ponds will present the Hingham Food Pantry with...

Linden Ponds to Host Annual Artisan Craft Fair

Oct 31, 2012
Saturday, November 3 from 9am - 1pm at Linden Ponds WHAT:   People are invited to visit Linden Ponds, in Hingham, for the Annual Artisan Craft Fair.  Artisans, who live at Linden Ponds, and other outside vendors will display and sell their handmade jewelry, paintings, holiday ornaments, handbags, candle votives, and more items on Saturday, November 3 from 9 am - 1pm.  "This event is always a huge success and everyone looks forward to it every year," said Jeremy Graham, Community Resources Coordinator, Linden Ponds.  We have so many gifted artists at Linden Ponds and this provides a way for...