Arizona Geriatric Care Manager Susan Thorne
Susan Thorne is a certified care manager located in Chandler, Arizona. She has been providing advocacy services since 2005, after her father passed. Since then, she founded Arizona Medical Advocacy & Navigation in order to bridge the health care communication gap with aging care.
In addition to her Bachelor’s of Science in Health Administration, Susan also completed her Master’s in Science Liaison. She is a Certified Care Manager registered with the Aging Life Care Association. Additionally, she is a part of the Alzheimer’s Research & Prevention Foundation, which is a leading global prevention organization.
Susan advocates for patients who need better communication and representation in their health care. This reduces the burden on caretakers and family members as she can bring her expertise to discussions of health care. By providing an assessment of care, Susan provides her clients with a plan of action to maximize healthcare outcomes. Furthermore, Ms. Thorne acts as an advocate for her clients while ensuring that communication is optimized between health care professionals. The goal is to provide an objective presence in an individual’s health care. Her focus is ensuring her client’s independence, dignity, choices and privacy throughout the aging process.
Areas of Practice: Advocacy, Assessment, Care Management, Consultation, Placement.
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