Linden Ponds student employees (from left) Breana Germain, Tayonna Tucker, and Julia Salvucci participate in an annual fashion show to raise money for the Scholars’ Fund.

There are many benefits to working at Linden Ponds, and one of the most impactful perks for the many young people who work in the community’s on-site restaurants is the Scholars’ Fund. The fund benefits student employees who plan to attend college or trade school. 

Linden Ponds recently hosted an Asian-themed dinner of Thai, Vietnamese, Korean, Indian, Singaporean, Russian, and Chinese cuisine. (From left) Sales Counselor Karmin Der and community members Indira Pillay and Gloria Chi.

One of the things that makes Linden Ponds such an exciting and unique place to live and work is the diversity of both the community members and staff. People come to Linden Ponds from all different walks of life, career paths, ethnicities, and religious backgrounds. 

Four women chat in the park-like atmosphere at Linden Ponds.

Linden Ponds is the ideal place to take a scenic walk. With its tree-lined trails, colorful flower gardens, wetlands, and wildlife, the 108-acre campus is a natural wonderland and recently became certified as an arboretum. 

Kate Murphy, Linden Ponds’ director of human resources, was honored earlier this year as the community’s 2018 Leader of the Year.

Earlier this year, Erickson Living leaders from around the country gathered for their annual meeting in Baltimore, Md. Twenty exceptional managers and directors were honored during the meeting for their leadership qualities and their ability to inspire their team members to deliver excellent service to those who live at Erickson Living communities. 

Joan and Donnat Mitchell are among the neighbors who live in Linden Ponds’ newest residence building, Willard Square.

Living at Linden Ponds is a family affair for Joan Mitchell and her brother Arthur McNeil. Joan and her husband Donnat moved to the community last August, shortly after the opening of Willard Square, Linden Ponds’ ninth and newest residence building. Arthur and his wife Gloria moved to Willard Square shortly before the Mitchells. 

Linden Ponds Executive Chef Robert Wittenhagen previously worked at The Huntington Country Club, Papa Razzi Trattoria, and Burtons Grill.

Linden Ponds residents consistently say that one of the best parts of living at the maintenance-free community is that they no longer have to prepare their own meals—or do all of the grocery shopping, meal planning, and cleaning that goes along with that.

Charlene and Sze Yang moved last summer to Willard Square, Linden Ponds’ ninth and newest residence building, and are taking advantage of all the activities, including gardening, now that the weather is warmer.

There’s been an influx of new faces at Linden Ponds over the last year as residents have moved into Willard Square, the community’s ninth and newest residence building. The building opened in 2018 and features 104 brand-new apartment homes.

Retired attorney Marilyn Stewart now lives at Linden Ponds, where she serves on the community’s Resident Advisory Council.

Marilyn Stewart has always been active within the communities where she’s lived. She worked for 43 years as an attorney and became the first female managing partner at her law firm, Sherin and Lodgen, in Boston, Mass. In Sharon, where she lived, Marilyn chaired the Council on Aging, worked on a project related to health information for seniors, and started other programs.

Maureen and Mike Glynn wanted to move to Linden Ponds sooner rather than later so they could enjoy everything the community has to offer while they are young and healthy.

Maureen and Mike Glynn are only in their early 70s, and while they might be considered relatively young to move to a retirement community, they decided that was absolutely the right decision for them. About a year ago, they sold the Easton, Mass., house where they raised their children and lived for 46 years and moved to Linden Ponds