- Beth Vellante, Executive Director
Beth Vellante joins our team with over 31 years of experience as an Executive Director, working in both assisted living and memory care. As Executive Director of Bridges® by EPOCH at Andover, Beth will direct operations of the community and lead staff in the daily care of residents living with memory impairment.
Beth’s number one goal is to ensure that each resident enjoys the best possible quality of life based upon his or her own unique background, personality and interests. She is looking forward to meeting the family members of our future residents, and will be leading our complimentary caregiver support group.
Beth earned her undergraduate degree from Boston University and her Master's degree from Northeastern University. She has lived in North Andover for 24 years and is the proud mother of two sons and a daughter.
- Alicia Seaver, Bridges® by EPOCH Director of Memory Care
As the Bridges® by EPOCH Director of Memory Care, Alicia serves as an educator and trainer for both our families and our staff, as well as an expert resource for all Bridges® by EPOCH communities. In her position, she is focused on maintaining the unique culture and personalized approach to care in all Bridges® by EPOCH communities across the EPOCH portfolio.
With more than 20 years of experience in the senior living industry, Alicia is certified by the National Institute on Aging as a Memory Impairment Specialist and is state certified in Massachusetts and Florida as an Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia Trainer. Her extensive skill set, combined with her depth of knowledge of memory care and forms of dementias, allows Alicia to effectively provide invaluable information not only to Bridges® by EPOCH families, but also to the greater community.
Alicia is truly committed to making a difference in the lives of seniors and their families. Prior to joining the Bridges® by EPOCH team in her most recent role as the Executive Director of our flagship community in Hingham, where she earned the honor of being named Executive Director of the Year by Mass-ALFA, Alicia also held various positions at senior living communities in Florida and Massachusetts. Alicia is proud to be part of an organization that is as dedicated to providing high-quality, individualized care to seniors as she is, and she feels lucky to be in a position where she can educate families on how to make a difference in the quality of life of their loved ones with memory challenges on a daily basis.