Boy scouts at Linden Ponds

In March, the theme of the month for Boy Scout Troop 4 of Hingham, Mass., was World War II. The boys were able to access some living history when they visited with a group of veterans living at


Residents, staff, and visitors all rave about the food served at the on-site restaurants at Erickson Living community in Hingham, Mass. 

Since moving to Linden Ponds, Susan Shannon says she has found a wonderful community of people who share her philosophy of living life to the fullest—and she couldn’t be happier with her new home.

Susan Shannon works part-time as an English professor at Bridgewater State University. For the last 15 years, she lived in a house in Hingham, Mass. Because of her active lifestyle, home maintenance had not become a problem for her.

“I was still shoveling snow and working part-time and cleaning 33 windows in my house,” Susan says. “I was doing my own labor.”


The people who live at Linden Ponds are frequently treated to live musical performances in the community’s on-site theater. One of the most memorable shows in recent months was from Boston musical troupe Sweet Harmony. 

Linden Ponds resident Ann Marcus is a regular volunteer in the community’s in-house television studio, where she operates the camera for some shows and interviews her neighbors for a show she created with two friends.

Ann Marcus has always loved the arts. For many years, she volunteered with a theater group in Pinehills, Mass. She worked primarily on production, sets, and costumes but periodically stood in for one of the actors during rehearsal.

Linden Ponds Custom Interiors Coordinator Donna Marcella.

The way your home is decorated goes a long way in making it feel truly like a home and not just a house, condo, or apartment. Interior design is a way to put your unique stamp on your space so that everyone who enters your home gets a sense of who you are.

One of the many perks of joining Linden Ponds’ priority list is receiving invitations to exciting events that give you a chance to visit the community and meet current residents. At this garden party last June, resident Lo Steele led a performance by the

Have you been thinking about exploring retirement living options, but you’re unsure where to start?

After several decades of marriage, Dorte and Bill Griswold are enjoying their retirement together at Linden Ponds, where they don’t have to worry about the hassles of winter like shoveling snow and driving on icy roads for everyday errands.

Last winter, Bill and Dorte Griswold, like most Massachusetts homeowners, had to deal with chores like removing snow and paying hefty heating bills. The Griswolds had been living in a house in Centerville on Cape Cod. They decided to move to Centerville full-time about 16 years ago after summering there for 30 years. At the time, they lived in Belmont.

Classical pianist Barbara Roshkind put on a concert for a full house at Linden Ponds, where she lives. She performed with Eileen Ruby, a soprano and daughter of resident Armand Ruby.

Classical pianist Barbara Roshkind has been delighting people with her music since she was a young girl in New York City.