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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.

Bridges by EPOCH breaks ground on two new communities

The Bridges by EPOCH family continues to expand! We're excited to announce that EPOCH Senior Living, in partnership with National Development, recently broke ground on Bridges by EPOCH at Pembroke and Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk, two new memory care communities in Pembroke, MA and Norwalk, CT.

Advice by Alicia: Alternative Therapies

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 alternative therapies. 

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