Jean Accius is senior vice president of thought leadership and international affairs for AARP. His expertise is in aging, longevity, health and long-term care policy.
He has been quoted by Kaiser Health News on the rising costs of long-term care, TIME on how millennials are increasingly providing care to their older relatives, and U.S. News & World Report on what to consider before joining a continuing care retirement community. He’s also written about the growing numbers of male caregivers in the U.S.
In 2018, Accius was a Gerontological Society of America Fellow, and he received a 40 Under 40 Award from the Prince George’s County Social Innovation Fund. Additionally, Black Enterprise named him a “Modern Man of Distinction.”
Accius holds a master’s degree in aging studies from Florida State University, and a doctorate in public administration from American University.
Expertise: Health, long-term care policy, male caregivers
Location: Washington, D.C.
Phone: 202-434-2560, AARP media relations
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Last Updated: March 23, 2020