EPOCH Senior Living has named Lisa Searles the director of community relations at Bridges by EPOCH at Trumbull, a 72-apartment memory care assisted living community opening in Oct. 2015 at 2415 Reservoir Ave. Searles will oversee community outreach, guide tours and assist new residents and their families through the process of transitioning into a memory care assisted living community.

Searles has devoted much of her professional career to the senior living industry. Her experience includes a variety of leadership positions with national companies such as HCR ManorCare, Benchmark and VITAS. Searles is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University.

“I want to help people with memory challenges lead meaningful, fulfilling lives,” Searles said. “I look forward to providing families with insight and information that may very well change their lives for the better.”

For more information, call 203-397-6800.