At Bridges® by EPOCH at Hingham, the amazing people on our team make the difference in the care.
- Jennifer Trout, Executive Director
As Executive Director of Bridges® by EPOCH at Hingham, Jennifer is responsible for managing the overall operations of the community and ensuring a safe, happy and comfortable environment in which residents thrive.
Jennifer has more than 16 years’ experience in senior care and her successful track record of overseeing all aspects of operations are great benefits to our community. Prior to joining Bridges® by EPOCH, Jennifer served as Executive Director of a fellow South Shore senior living community, working her way up from Lead Care Manager and Assisted Living Coordinator.
“The people that make up Bridges® by EPOCH – our residents, families and associates – truly are remarkable,” says Jennifer. “I’m thrilled to be part of this community and to lead our terrific team of compassionate – and passionate – memory care professionals.”
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science in Community Health from Curry College.
- 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. Formerly the Director of Memory Care for Bridges® by EPOCH, 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. 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.