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Policy Committee

The Policy Committee focuses on identifying a variety of potential policy responses to elder abuse.
The Policy Committee leads, push, keeps track of, and/or analyze policy in responses to elder abuse. Elder policies include: promulgation of laws, regulations, and guidance by government entities at all levels; implementation and enforcement of laws and policies; initiatives that support, evaluate and develop new policy or lead efforts to prevent or address elder abuse.
Specific policy-related priorities include but not limited:
  • Adult Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Community Long-Term Care and Supports
  • Public Health Policies
Committee Chairs:        
Tara Britton                              The Center for Community Solutions           
Beth Kowalczyk                     Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Meeting Schedule

Committee meetings are held quarterly by conference calls. Please contact Sylvia Pla-Raith at  if you would like to learn more and/or interested in joining the committee.