The Geriatric Assessment Center is CLOSED as of Jan. 1, 2019.

See information below on Geriatric Medicine services offered through Griffin Faculty Physicians.

Geriatric Medicine

Geriatric consultations are available to patients already established with a Griffin Faculty Physician primary care provider.

Common reasons for a referral from your PCP include:

  • Memory loss
  • Frequent falls
  • Gait and balance disorders
  • Behavioral changes
  • Episodes of confusion
  • Wandering
  • Safety issues
  • Incontinence
  • Multiple medications or medication management
  • Decline in self-care abilities
  • Increased caregiver dependence, institutional placement being considered
  • Frequent doctor or hospital visits

Meet Our Providers

Allied Professional Staff


Susan W. Ade APRN

Geriatric Medicine

Ms. Ade is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with over 30 years experience in healthcare. She is a graduate of Saint Joseph College where she earned her BSN, and the University of Connecticut, where she earned her MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gerontological Nursing. In addition to providing geriatric consultation for GFP patients, she also oversees care of hospice patients at Griffin Hospital.


Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist-American Nurses Credentialing Center

Subspecialties / Interests


Education and Training

Medical School

University of Connecticut


Griffin Faculty Physicians - Primary Care at Quarry Walk

Quarry Walk
300 Oxford Road 
OxfordCT  06478
(203) 888-5527

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Family Health Care
110 Commerce Drive 
SheltonCT  06484
(203) 929-7331

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