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

Paul and Dorcas Taylor have lived and traveled all over the world. They are pictured here on the banks of the Danube River.

Paul and Dorcas Taylor have lived an adventurous life together. After serving in the U.S. Navy, Paul took an assignment with the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Service. That career took the couple—and eventually their children—all over the world.

They had assignments in Ecuador, Thailand, Brazil, Spain, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic, as well as in Washington, D.C.

Sales Counselor Karmin Der and the Linden Ponds sales staff meet with people every day who want to learn more about CCRCs and the costs and benefits associated with a move to Linden Ponds.

When choosing a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), there are many things to consider—location, amenities, and neighbors, to name of a few. One of the most important factors is the cost and the fee structure. 

A woman wearing a black vest and a grey shirt proudly presents her book entitled The Presence of Comfort: A Cardinal Story.

Linden Ponds resident Marcia Zubretsky started writing stories about her life about 20 years ago. Recently, she published her first book, entitled The Presence of Comfort: A Cardinal Story. She was inspired to write the book after her husband passed away and she began spotting cardinals.

Hari Haridas and Denise Maguire decided to move to Linden Ponds sooner rather than later so they could start enjoying everything the community has to offer while they are young and healthy.

Denise Maguire and her husband Hari Haridas lived in Boston until last year. They moved there from Cambridge about a decade ago to be near their daughter after she had twins.

Vito Pennacchio (right) decided to move to Linden Ponds after learning about it from his daughter Janet Rourke (right), who works in the community’s medical center.

For Vito Pennacchio and his daughter Janet Rourke, Linden Ponds is a family affair. Vito lives at the community, and Rourke works there as office coordinator for the on-site medical center.