About GrishamZaras

A reputation of trust and experience in life care planning

For more than 40 years, Life Care Planning clients have been turning to GrishamZaras founder Susan Riddick-Grisham for her expertise and acumen in life care planning. A Registered Nurse by training and a certified life care planner, Susan has forged a national reputation as one of the leading authorities in life care planning. She is the author of well-regarded articles and book chapters on issues related to life care planning, is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and was part of the team that developed the first national training program for life care planners. Susan also founded the Care Planner Network, a nonprofit organization that works to promote education to advance the methodology, consistency and quality of life care plans.

Working to meet the growing demands of its clients, GrishamZaras has expanded its capabilities and broadened its expertise through the addition of Elizabeth Zaras to the GrishamZaras team. A Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse, Elizabeth brings additional layers of insight to provide  further value to our clients. 

GrishamZaras’ expertise and focus is exclusively in Life Care Planning. They have built on a reputation of delivering innovative and data driven life care plans that incorporate an unparalleled understanding of the needs of patients and their unique environments. GrishamZaras provides comprehensive solutions and the communications skills to convey the foundation, logic and insight of their recommendations to third parties.

Professional Standards

At GrishamZaras, we fully adhere to the peer-reviewed standards of practice in the life planning industry, which include the Standards of Practice published by the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals and the International Academy of Life Care Planners.