At Bridges® by EPOCH at Hingham, the amazing people on our team make the difference in the care.
- Doreen Lang, Executive Director
Doreen Lang brings more than fifteen years of experience in sales and community management to her role as Executive Director, having held such roles as General Manager of Operations, Senior Regional Manager and Vice President of Property Management in senior living communities.
Doreen has a sincere passion for effective team management and leadership that aids families in making the best decisions for their loved ones. As Executive Director, Doreen oversees all operational aspects of the community, including its programs, care and services. Doreen will also focus on providing ongoing education and support to staff and families to allow the unique culture and personalized approach found at Bridges® by EPOCH at Hingham to flourish.
With her Massachusetts real estate license, as well as a paralegal degree from Bentley University, Doreen continued her education to receive a Bachelor of Science of Education from UMASS Boston and a master’s degree in Management with an Organizational Development concentration from Cambridge College. She is currently a PhD candidate at Nova Southeastern University.
Doreen received the Property of the Year award from Hometown America LLC for increasing occupancy and reviving the physical landscape and operational systems, and the Excellence in Teaching Award from UMASS Boston. She has authored three books on employee engagement in her “Hang on to Your Stars” series written to help leaders and managers to effectively onboard and retain talent. She has also published numerous articles on topics of Employee Retention and Leadership Strategies for the Mass High Tech newspaper, The Boston Globe, additional regional newspapers.
- 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.