Meet Susan Birenbaum

Susan Birenbaum is the founder of Susan Birenbaum Associates LLC. She is a certified Aging Life Care™ Manager for over 12 years; a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); and has Guardianship Certification by the State of New York.

Susan has been appointed Court Evaluator and Guardian in Guardianship Cases by the Supreme Court of the State of New York. Susan published an article, “Neighbor to Neighbor: Dealing with Aging Residents” in The COOPERATOR, The Condo, HOA & Co-op Monthly. Susan is frequently quoted as an expert including in the article, “Dealing with the infirm: Older Residents & Geriatric Care”, Habitat Magazine and also in “How To Care for Your Aging Parents, New York Magazine. Susan has taught at the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging & Longevity, Hunter College, CUNY. She designed a Certificate Program in Geriatric Care Management for Medgar Evers College, CUNY. She also has worked on developing a Geriatric Care Management Program for NYU Silver School of Social Work. Susan is Co-Chair, Temple Shaaray Tefila NYC, Caring Committee and Kesher Program for homebound individuals in the community). She has served on the Board of Directors, NYC Chapter, Aging Life Care Association™.

She has served on the Board of Directors of her Co-op Association. Susan holds a Master of Social Work from New York University Silver School of Social Work, a Master in Business Administration from New York University Stern School of Business Administration, and a B.A, from The University of Connecticut. She was formally a Coordinator at The Postgraduate Center for Mental Health. Prior to entering the field of Social Work, she was a Vice President, Private Banking, Citibank N.A. In her practice, Susan works closely with Attorneys, Physicians, Wealth Managers, Financial Advisors and Trustees.