WESTPORT, Conn. — Maplewood Senior Living has hired Dr. Susann Varano for the newly created position of resident care specialist.
Varano will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating quality, cost-effective care while minimizing fragmentation of the healthcare delivery system for Maplewood residents. Additionally, she will provide complex care management to residents and coordinate care between residents, family, physicians, specialists, acute and post-acute providers, and other members of the resident care team.
Double-board certified, Varano specializes in internal medicine and has a sub-specialty in geriatric medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency and geriatric fellowship at Yale University. She created the Elder Horizons program at Yale New Haven Hospital.
Varano holds an M.D. from the Chicago Medical School, and a bachelor’s degree from Saint Joseph's College.
Based in Westport, Maplewood Senior Living is an owner-operator of 15 communities in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Ohio, with plans to expand into New Jersey and New York City.