- Cynthia Wirth, CDP®, Executive Director
As Executive Director, Cynthia will direct the overall operations of the community and lead staff in the daily care of residents living with dementia and other forms of memory loss.
Cynthia is looking forward to getting to know each resident and their family members, and her number-one priority is honoring residents’ unique personalities, experiences and interests so that they may enjoy the highest quality of life possible.
A Certified Dementia Practitioner®, Cynthia has more than 12 years’ experience in senior living, as both an Executive Director and as a Regional Director of Operations. Cynthia also brings valuable insight and empathy to her leadership role at Bridges® by EPOCH at Sudbury, as she herself has experienced the effects and challenges of memory impairment within her own family.
- Cindy Gerante, Director of Community Relations
Bridges® by EPOCH at Sudbury is pleased to have Cindy Gerante serve as Director of Community Relations. With over 21 years of sales experience – and much of it pertaining to senior living – Cindy has held roles such as sales and marketing director, as well as clinical liaison. Cindy has a deep passion for seniors and is a natural fit for this position, where she works directly with seniors and their families to connect them to the education and support they need.
As Director of Community Relations, Cindy will focus on building relationships with local organizations and professionals, as well as providing guidance to families who are considering memory care assisted living for their loved ones. Cindy enjoys helping seniors and their families find the perfect place to call home.
Cindy holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut with a specialization in Health Systems Management.
- 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.