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Advice by Alicia: Encouraging Healthy Habits

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 ...

State-wide contest highlights talents of Bridges chef

Bridges® by EPOCH at Trumbull’s Dining Services Director Adam Lewis recently competed in the Connecticut Assisted Living Association’s 2016 Chef Challenge, placing second in the state-wide competition’s beef category.The challenge is part of the ...

The case for dementia-friendly communities

A recent USA Today article, “Communities strive to be 'dementia-friendly' as Alzheimer's numbers grow,” takes a look at the changing face of dementia within society and the growing need for communities to foster awareness of what dementia is and how to ...

Advice by Alicia: Tips for Engaging Your Loved One at Home

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 ...

What we do best, where it’s most needed

At Bridges® by EPOCH, our first priority is to our residents and their families, as well as the senior care professionals we work closely with, and we want you to know that EPOCH Senior Living will continue to deliver the best memory care in New England ...

Meet Our Team: Jennifer Katz, Resident Engagement Director

Jennifer Katz has been with Bridges® by EPOCH at Trumbull since we first opened in 2015. Jennifer is a lifelong Connecticut native and currently resides in Fairfield, Connecticut. She is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University with a Bachelor ...

Advice by Alicia: Home Safety for Loved Ones with Dementia

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 home ...

Memory loss and friendship: When your friend has dementia

In the first part of this blog we discussed Alan Beamer’s heartfelt video detailing the changes he has witnessed in his friends following his Alzheimer’s diagnosis. In this part, we’ll offer suggestions for being a friend to someone with dementia.Things ...

Advice by Alicia: Self-Care for the New Year

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 ...
Gift-giving for people with memory loss

Gift-giving for people with memory loss

  Choosing a gift for a loved one with dementia poses some unique challenges at the holiday season. Will this person appreciate and enjoy the gift? Will they feel comforted by it? Or, alternatively, will the gift go unused or even worse, stress ...
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