Ripple Effect Strategies | Karyn Rizzo
A professional development firm that specializes in providing business professionals an array of events, training, and coaching opportunities.
Speakers, Consulting, Coaching, Content Development, Business Development, Team Building, Conference Strategy, Presentation Skills, Event Planning, Workshop Development
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Karyn Rizzo

Consultant, Speaker

Karyn Rizzo is a health care industry expert with more than two decades experience working in hospital administration and leading assisted living and skilled nursing facilities.

Today, she is a sought-after speaker, consultant and best-selling author dedicated to helping older adults and their family caregivers unravel the complicated maze of the American health care system.

Having spent much of her career focused on the business concerns of health care facilities, Karyn grew discouraged seeing financial priorities grow increasingly at odds with patient needs.

Now as a patient advocate, Karyn works to protect seniors and their families by sharing her insider knowledge to empower patients to find and afford the best quality health care.

A native of Chicago, Karyn raised her family in sunny Florida where she is an active figure in the elder care community. She is a member of Better Living for Seniors in both Pinellas and Pasco Counties.  She is also a member of Bay Area Senior Education Services and serves as an advisory council member for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program heading up public relations efforts.

Karyn holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of North Carolina.

The expanded edition of her best-selling book Aging in America: Navigating our Healthcare System was released in 2016 and is now available on Amazon, Kindle and Nook. Her Aging !n America app available for IOS and Android devices helps seniors across the country locate reliable health care services.


  • Navigating around the “Business” of Aging in America
  • Choosing the Best Primary Care Physician
  • Selecting Reliable Nursing Care Facilities
  • Managing Family Caregiver Stress
  • Creating Connections for Clients and Patients
  • Accessing Veteran Benefits for Retired Military