Hingham, MA - Over 100 people who live and work at Linden Ponds came together to walk in the Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk in Plymouth.
Linden Ponds, part of the national network of communities developed and managed by Erickson Living, made a donation of $5000. Residents, staff, students and families raised over $8000. Total, Linden Ponds made a contribution of more than $13,000 to the Alzheimer's Association.
"This is always a wonderful event and we are thrilled to be a part of it every year to help raise money for the Alzheimer's Association," said Tara Mangan, Executive & Finance Administrative Assistant, Linden Ponds Memory Walk Committee. "It was a great day."
Memory Walk is the Alzheimer's Association's signature event for awareness and fundraising. Since 1989, Memory Walk has raised more than $347 million to help fight Alzheimer's and help those currently living with the disease.
"The Linden Ponds family comes together every year for this event," said Harriette Tenaglia, Volunteer Program Coordinator, Linden Ponds. "We look forward to it every year."
Linden Ponds is a full-service continuing care retirement community situated on a scenic 108-acre campus in Hingham, Massachusetts. The vibrant campus opened in October 2004, and is home to 1,200 seniors who are enjoying life to the fullest. Erickson Living is the developer and manager of Linden Ponds.
About Erickson Living: Erickson Living develops and manages full-service retirement communities that provide worry-free living for America's seniors - the country's fastest-growing population segment. Erickson's refundable entrance deposit and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind. Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into every community, lead to demonstrated resident benefits. A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average. And the company's wide-ranging employee programs have earned Erickson numerous awards, including Fortune magazine's "Best Companies to Work For®" in 2008 and 2009. For more information, visit www.ericksonliving.com.