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EJCC Meeting Video and Materials Now Available

December 28, 2022

The video, transcript, and other materials are now available for last month's Elder Justice Coordinating Council meeting. The meeting featured two panels that exploring the reauthorization of the Elder Justice Act and how legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has strengthened adult protective services programs around the country.

  • Opening Remarks: Andrea Palm, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (video)
  • Opening Remarks: Vanita Gupta, Associate Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice (video)
  • Panel: Impact of CRRSA and ARPA funds on APS Program Investment (video)
    • Kezeli Wold, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services: “Innovation: Financial Exploitation Unit, Training Redesign, and Partnerships” (written remarks)
    • Tim Jackson, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services- Division of Senior & Disability Services: “Innovation: Provision of Goods And Services” (written remarks)
    • Bill Benson, National Adult Protective Services Association: “National Innovations in APS by NAPSA Membership” (written remarks)
  • Panel: Significance of the Elder Justice Act (video)
    • Dr. Heather Mutchie, Purdue University: “Trends in APS Investment Across the Country, and Comparison of State Operational Plans” (written remarks)
    • Bob Blancato, Elder Justice Coalition: “The Full Picture of the Elder Justice Act” (written remarks)
  • Closing Remarks: Alison Barkoff, , Acting Assistant Secretary for Aging and Administrator, Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (video)

The Elder Justice Coordinating Council brings together leaders from across the federal government to address issues of elder justice nationally. Council members include the leaders of federal departments, agencies, and entities administering programs related to abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation.

Last modified on 12/28/2022

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