Maureen Gardner has been named executive director of Laurentide at Mashpee Commons, a senior living community, according to a statement. She brings more than 25 years of experience in the senior living industry to the role.

Gardner joins Laurentide's owner, Northbridge Companies, from Wingate Residences at Brewster Place, where she served as executive director for 20 years, according to the statement. She previously worked as a sales director of Salmon Family of Services as well as the sales director of Southgate at Shrewsbury, a full continuum nursing and rehabilitation center.

The Harwich resident is a certified dementia practitioner with an advanced-level administrator's certificate from Argentum, according to the statement.

Laurentide at Mashpee Commons is slated to open in the summer.

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