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Elder Abuse Prosecution and Protection Act

Federal: SB 178 clears the US Senate Judiciary Committee

February 9, 2017

National Elder Protective Advocates, I am working to confirm that the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Elder Abuse Protection and Prosecution Act through committee this morning, Thursday, Feb 9, 2017. I am also getting word that Senate Bill 178, Court-Appointed Guardian Accountability and Senior Protection Act, was combined and re-numbered SB 182. Of note was that Senator John Cornyn of Texas and Senator Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada co-sponsored SB182 with Senator Amy Klobuchar of [- more...]

Call to action: Please call your Federal Congressmen in support of SB 178

January 30, 2017

The Leadership Council of Aging Organizations has designated Tuesday (January 31) and Wednesday (February 1) as call your Senators and Representatives days.  Here is the information from the American Society on Aging: The Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) is organizing call-in days next Tuesday and Wednesday, January 31 and February 1. This is an opportunity for you to contact your Senators and Representatives to let them know of your concerns about preserving these major [- more...]