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Good Afternoon, Chairman Canfield and Members of the Subcommittee. I am Alison Hirschel, Director of the Michigan Elder Justice Initiative (MEJI) and I also teach Elder Law at the University of Michigan Law School. MEJI provides free legal services and advocacy for vulnerable, low income older adults and people with disabilities. We are also proud to house the State Long Term Care Ombudsman