Feb. 19, 2020

WHAT: Reps. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) and Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) will host a hearing of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee on elder abuse.

The hearing will focus on bills to allow electronic monitoring of nursing homes, to allow the attorney general to assist in financial exploitation cases, and to criminalize the posting of unauthorized derogatory social media postings on social media by staff of facilities.

WHO: Denise Getgen, director of protective services, PA Department of Aging; JR Reed, executive director and chair of P4A’s Protective Services and Guardianship Committee; Greg Rowe, director of legislation and policy, PA District Attorneys Association; Kate Kohler deputy district attorney, Bucks County; AJ Garabedian, deputy district attorney, Bucks County; Zach Shamberg, president and CEO, PA Healthcare Association; Anne Henry, senior vice president and chief government affairs officer; Margie Zelenak, executive director, PA Assisted Living Association.

WHEN:  Friday, Feb. 21, 11 a.m.

WHERE: New Hope Eagle Fire Company, 46 Sugan Road, New Hope, PA 18938.

Media contact: David Foster, 267-207-0207, dfoster@pahousegop.com