At Bridges® by EPOCH at Hingham, the amazing people on our team make the difference in the care.
- Brittney Jones, Executive Director
Brittney Jones brings hands-on, team-oriented leadership to the Hingham team and its residents. As Executive Director, Brittney is responsible for managing the overall operations of the community and leading our team in the provision of the highest quality of care, hospitality, services and life-enriching programs with respect and compassion for our residents.
Brittney, a 2013 ALFA HERO Award nominee, is also an experienced Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) who enjoys pitching in and providing direct care for residents if and when she’s needed. “I love being part of a team that helps give families peace of mind when it comes to caring for their loved ones,” she says. “One of the most satisfying parts of my job is when a family member tells us they’ve seen their loved one flourish under our care.”
Deeply affected by the experience of watching her uncle struggle with Alzheimer’s disease, and inspired by the nurses that helped her family through such a difficult time, Brittney’s career in senior living has been an exploration of her passion for helping others.
Brittney earned her BA in Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare from Southern New Hampshire University.
- Tara Ashe, Community Relations Director
Bridges® by EPOCH at Hingham is delighted that area families have the opportunity to benefit from Tara’s compassionate service and expertise in senior living solutions.
Since 2005, Tara has served as Director of Admissions and Marketing, Area Admission Director and External Business Development Director for assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation communities.
“I was particularly drawn to Bridges because of its amazing Namaste’ program, as I have a passion for holistic medicine and alternative therapies,” says Tara. “I was on an integrative care team for seven years at a hospital, working as a Reiki therapist and aromatherapist.”
As Director of Community Relations, Tara enjoys helping families who are considering memory care assisted living for their loved ones find the right care, family support and educational resources that will improve quality of life for their loved ones. She also enjoys building relationships with local professionals and organizations who serve our area’s seniors.
Tara earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. She is also a Licensed Esthetician in Rhode Island.
- Alicia Seaver, Vice President of Memory Care Operations
As Vice President of Memory Care Operations, Alicia is responsible for the operations of Bridges® by EPOCH memory care assisted living communities under the direction of EPOCH Senior Living's Chief Operating Officer, Joanna Cormac-Burt. Alicia also 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.
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. Her career with EPOCH Senior Living began as the Executive Director of our Bridges® by EPOCH flagship community in Hingham, where she earned the honor of being named Executive Director of the Year by Mass-ALFA. Prior to this, Alicia 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 fortunate 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.