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Advice by Alicia: Art Therapy

Welcome to Alicia’s monthly advice column where she’ll provide tips on caring for a loved one with —dementia. Alicia Seaver is the Director of Memory Care at Bridges® by EPOCH and is a certified memory impairment specialist. This month’s topic is art therapy.  

Meet Our Team: Matthew Aubin, Director of Dining Services

Matthew Aubin joined the team at Bridges by EPOCH at Nashua when the community opened in August 2016. As Director of Dining Services, Matt's responsibilities include managing dining staff, collaborating with a licensed dietician to design and update Nashua's menu, placing food orders and menu planning for special events.

Advice by Alicia: Dementia and Depression

Welcome to Alicia’s monthly advice column where she’ll provide tips on caring for a loved one with —dementia. Alicia Seaver is the Director of Memory Care at Bridges® by EPOCH and is a certified memory impairment specialist. This month’s topic is dementia and depression.

Advice by Alicia: The Ethics of Fibbing

Welcome to Alicia’s monthly advice column where she’ll provide tips on caring for a loved one with —dementia. Alicia Seaver is the Director of Memory Care at Bridges® by EPOCH and is a certified memory impairment specialist. This month’s topic is the ethics of fibbing.  

9 Dementia Warning Signs

As of 2017, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, a number expected to climb steadily every year. Most people understand that dementia affects memory as well as thinking and reasoning skills. Less commonly understood is the difference between memory loss that comes along with the normal aging process and early stage dementia.

Meet Our Team: Brittney Jones

Brittney Jones may be new to the team at Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood, but she’s been a part of the EPOCH family since summer 2015. Brittney previously served as Business Office Manager at EPOCH Assisted Living on Blackstone Boulevard, making her transition to Business Office Manager at Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood a smooth one.

Advice by Alicia: Coordinating a Caregiving Team

Welcome to Alicia’s monthly advice column where she’ll provide tips on caring for a loved one with dementia. Alicia Seaver is the Director of Memory Care at Bridges® by EPOCH and is a certified memory impairment specialist. This month’s topic is coordinating a caregiving team.

Meet Our Team: Barbara Flynn, Wellness Director

We recently welcomed Barbara Flynn, RN, to our Wellness team at Bridges® by EPOCH at Westwood. With 20 years' experience working in senior care as a Director of Nursing, nearly half of which has been spent working in memory care, Barbara has brought a wealth of knowledge to the Bridges® by EPOCH family.

Advice by Alicia: Holiday Activities to Share with Your Loved One

Welcome to Alicia’s monthly advice column where she’ll provide tips on caring for a loved one with dementia. Alicia Seaver is the Director of Memory Care at Bridges® by EPOCH and is a certified memory impairment specialist. This month’s topic is engaging holiday activities.

Advice by Alicia: Holiday Gatherings

Welcome to Alicia’s monthly advice column where she’ll provide tips on caring for a loved one with dementia. Alicia Seaver is the Director of Memory Care at Bridges® by EPOCH and is a certified memory impairment specialist. This month’s topic is holiday gatherings.

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