"The Elder Care Guru" and Author of "Take That Nursing Home and Shove It"
Susan Geffen Bio
Susan was born on the south side of Chicago and after the riots in the 1960's, moved to Morton Grove. She moved to California to attend law school.
She was a civil rights attorney for many years advocating for elderly and disabled clients.
After teaching as an Elder Law Professor at Loyola Law School and serving as in- house counsel for a major nursing home corporation based in Southern California, Susan received her Master's Degree in Gerontology from the University of Southern California.
Susan currently practices as an elder law attorney, and as a geriatric care manager, helping families and their elderly relatives.
In addition to her elder law and geriatric care services, Susan has written several books, including "The Seven Triggers of Mental Health Decline In Seniors"; "Susan's Essential Book of Elder Care Forms"; and just released, "Take that Nursing Home And Shove It!"
Since 2009, Susan's popular public seminars, "Raising UP Your Parents" have been attended by over 10,000 Baby Boomers and elderly spouses who come looking for help with a variety of aging issues.
Susan is often referred to as the "Elder Care Guru," by her 8,000 plus monthly e-newsletter and 10,000 + and growing Facebook followers. Her Facebook page is Facebook.com/eldercareguru.