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People at Linden Ponds walk and raise $16,000 for Alzheimer’s Association

November 13, 2014

Hingham, MA -- Over 150 people who live and work at Linden Ponds participated in a "Walk to End Alzheimer's" walk at the Hingham Retirement Community.   More than $16,000 was raised. 

"This was the first time Linden Ponds held a "Walk to End Alzheimer's" event on site and we had a wonderful turnout," said Mairi Bleakie, Philanthropy Manager, Linden Ponds.  "We raised over $16,000 for Alzheimers Association.  It was a wonderful day."

People walked around the campus and enjoyed a cookout all while raising money for a good cause. 

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*The Alzheimers Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. Together, we can end Alzheimer's disease, the nation's sixth-leading cause of death.

About Linden Ponds: Linden Ponds is one of 18 continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living. Linden Ponds is situated on a scenic 108-acre campus in Hingham, Massachusetts. The vibrant campus opened in October 2004, and is home to 1,200 people who are enjoying life to the fullest.