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BRC Vice President Terminated

Effective 6/22/20, Sarah Hagan is no longer employed at Bridgewater Retirement Community (BRC) as Vice President for Independent Living and Assisted Living.

BRC’s president, Rodney Alderfer, issued the following statement:

Sarah Hagan’s employment was terminated after we uncovered evidence of significant financial misconduct regarding corporate resources. BRC reported this to the authorities and is cooperating fully with the investigation. Of course, we are not able to share details while the matter is under investigation, but we can assure you that there is no allegation of any misconduct relating to residents’ personal funds, property, or care.

This is a very difficult day for BRC, for our residents and our team members. I am deeply saddened as I know so many members of our BRC community will be. Sarah had forged strong relationships with BRC team members and residents alike, and members of her family had also developed caring relationships within the BRC community.

With the support of the rest of the Senior Team, I will be working personally with team leaders in Independent and Assisted Living to ensure that operations and resident support continue at the high level of excellence our residents expect and deserve. We have capable and dedicated teams whose top priority, always, is the wellbeing of our residents, and I am especially grateful for them right now. In the coming days I will be working with the board and Senior Team on a plan for a more permanent solution to provide ongoing leadership and support to Independent and Assisted Living.


To remain eligible for the Home No Matter What Promise, residents must fulfill their obligations in turn as citizens of the BRC community and not give away the resources needed to meet financial obligations to BRC.