Barbara Ward (center) was one of the first people to move to Linden Ponds after it opened in 2004. She wears green vest and is standing between two men.

Last fall marked the fifteenth anniversary since Linden Ponds opened its doors. The Erickson Living-managed community marked the milestone on October 14 with a lunch for staff and an anniversary dinner for residents.

For two years in a row, Marty Kovick (left) and his Linden Ponds neighbor Mike Glynn (right) have hosted an elegant dinner for friends in one of the community’s private dining rooms.

In January and even February, many of us are still recovering from the hustle and bustle of the holidays. If you host your family or friends for gatherings at your home during the holiday season, those festive parties probably took a toll on you and your house.

Perry Collins (left) is pictured here with fellow “pioneer” resident Barbara Ward and Executive Director Jim Centola at a cocktail reception for the community’s 15th anniversary.

Last fall, Linden Ponds celebrated its 15th anniversary. The community marked the milestone in October with a lunch for staff and an anniversary dinner for residents. The “pioneers,” the first community members to move to Linden Ponds back in 2004, were especially honored during the celebrations. 

Desiree Carlson works full time as a pathologist and says Linden Ponds is a great place for a busy professional to live.

Desiree Carlson works full time as a physician, and she lives at Linden Ponds, an Erickson Living-managed community in Hingham, Mass. She says people often ask why she lives at a retirement community when she is not yet retired. 

A "for sale" sign stands in front of a house lightly dusted in snow.

Spring is typically regarded as the prime time to sell a house. Winter, on the other hand, has a reputation for being a tough time to sell. But Linden Ponds Personal Moving Consultant Lynne Ford says that reputation is undeserved. 

Ed Petcavage, seen here preparing to throw a javelin, has been competing in the Senior Olympics since 2012 and says living at Linden Ponds makes it easy to stay in shape.

With so many athletes in residence, it’s no surprise that Linden Ponds sends a sizable contingent to participate in the Senior Olympics each year in Quincy, Mass. The Erickson Living-managed community in Hingham has been an official sponsor of the Quincy Senior Olympics for the last several years. 

Jerry and Ann Marcus smile next to a Hannukah menorah in their apartment home at Linden Ponds.

You have a lot of choices when it comes to your retirement living. One option that some people consider is a 55-plus community. But Linden Ponds Sales Counselor Karmin Der says many of the prospective residents she meets are moving from a 55-plus community.

Michael and Audrey Straight smile under the shade of a stone entryway at the top of Machu Picchu.

Linden Ponds residents Audrey and Michael Straight have always had an adventurous life together. They lived on a sailboat near Annapolis, Md., on and off for 14 years. Monday through Friday, they commuted to Washington, D.C., where they both worked as lawyers.

Gloria Alvino runs the Heart to Heart Healing Circle at Linden Ponds, which focuses on self-healing techniques.

Gloria Alvino has a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy and a master’s degree in health and human services, and she previously operated three pharmacies and a surgical supply company. However, much of her life’s work has focused on helping people heal not with prescription drugs or hospitals but by using methods such as meditation and healing touch.