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Owner of area home care agency earns award for efforts to prevent elder abuse – News



Brian Rice, director of Griswold Home Care of Lake/Geauga, Ohio, recently received an advocacy award from the Greater Cleveland Consortium Against Adult Abuse , which is also known C3A.

The award was presented by Adrienne Green, social work director of the Lake County Council on Aging, at C3A’s Annual Conference.

Rice has been a board member of the Lake County Council on Aging since 2012 and is its current vice president elect. He and his wife Cheryl opened Griswold’s first Ohio office in 2003. They are also recipients of the prestigious Independent Living Award from the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging.

The C3A award recognizes the efforts of an individual or organization who actively supports area seniors and campaigns for the prevention of elder abuse.

Rice is known for his advocacy efforts, which include visits to state lawmakers in Columbus to seek additional funding for Alzheimer’s family support services, adult protective services and senior community services block grants.

Article source: http://www.news-herald.com/business/20170721/owner-of-area-home-care-agency-earns-award-for-efforts-to-prevent-elder-abuse

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