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‘I never looked back’

Artist gets all the help she needs moving to Linden Ponds

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November 22nd, 2011

The thing that attracted me was the friendliness and the vitality, Nancy Gregory remembers of early visits to Linden Ponds, the Erickson Living community in Hingham, Mass. At the time Nancy was living in her house of 48 years in Easton, Mass., with her husband, who had been ill for a long time. She was impressed with the active lifestyle at Linden Ponds and wanted a beautiful landscape and a location near the ocean; she found both at Linden Ponds. Nancy remained in her Easton house for a year after her husband died, at which point she felt ready to make the move. Everything I found here was really what I wanted, she says of her two-bedroom, Frederick-style apartment with balcony. An oil painter, Nancy also happily notes the apartment s north lighting which naturally illuminates the space all day. Nancy uses her second bedroom as a painting studio.

Smooth move

Nancy says she relied upon the services offered by Linden Ponds, including those of Personal Moving Consultant Lynne Ford, who visited Nancy in her house. Custom Interiors Manager Erin Yunits helped Nancy choose and order draperies and arranged to paint the apartment before Nancy moved in. Nancy used a Linden Ponds-recommended real estate professional and moving company. Her house sold quickly and she moved in last year. Linden Ponds maintenance workers helped hang her paintings and other d cor. When you call Maintenance and they say they ll be there at a certain time, they are on time, which is a new experience, she says. Nancy immediately settled into her new home and favorite activities painting, playing bridge and ping pong, line dancing, and singing. She also swims at the on-site fitness center and participates in aerobics classes three times a week. This month Nancy s paintings are on display in the gallery outside of Linden Ponds performing arts center. I never looked back. This is home and I m very content here, she says.