She ensures that each activity and program is individualized to meet each resident’s interests and abilities.
As our community’s Executive Director, she is dedicated to fostering relationships with residents, their loved ones and our staff, alike. She believes that building relationships and truly getting to know our residents is the key to providing the personalized services and experiences that Bridges® by EPOCH is known for. Her approach inspires our team to go above and beyond in order to exceed residents’ and families’ expectations.
Barbara began working in the senior healthcare industry in 2004 as a memory care director. She was soon promoted as a regional memory care specialist, training and assisting with new memory care neighborhoods throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic states. Through her dedication and passion, she was able to expand her experience by serving as executive director for the past six years at several well-respected communities offering independent and assisted living, as well as memory care. A Certified Dementia Practitioner®, Barbara began her professional education at Providence College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts.
About her role as Executive Director for the Westwood community, Barbara says, "I'm excited to lead our team in delivering the Bridges® philosophy of care and making a positive impact on the lives of those with memory loss."