Dr. Jean Accius is a nationally- recognized thought leader on aging, health, and long-term care policy. He is a tri-sector executive withH deep knowledge and a wealth of experience having served in positions across private, public and nonprofit sectors, he uses his expertise and wealth of experience to advance the issues and interests of older adults. He currently serves as the vVice-p President of the Long-Term Services & Supports and Livable Communities Group within the AARP Public Policy Institute.
Dr. Accius has authored numerous reports and a range of articles and blogs that have garnered immense attention from the policy community, practitioners in the field, and the media. In 2017, the National Academy of Social Insurance recognized Dr. Accius as one ofamong the new generation of social insurance leaders in the country. He has been quoted by or appeared in numerous media outlets, including Reuters, Politico, Next Avenue, ESPN’s tThe Undefeated, Congressional Quarterly’s online arm and the Huffington Post.
Dr. Accius currently serves on a variety of boards and advisory committees including Justice in Aging, the American Society on Aging, the Long-Term Care Quality Alliance, Leadership Maryland, and the Florida State University Alumni Association.