Diane Menio is the Executive Director for the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE) where she has worked since 1989. CARIE is a multi-service advocacy organization, founded in 1977, assisting frail older adults and their caregivers, advocating for policy changes and providing training and education to improve their quality of life. Diane has trained locally and nationally in the detection and prevention of abuse in the home as well as in institutional settings, long-term care, guardianship, and other issues impacting older adults and their caregivers. She has co-authored several articles on elder abuse and neglect and is co-author along with Karl Pillemer and Beth Hudson Keller of the book, Abuse Proofing Your Facility and recently co-authored a chapter in the book, Ethics & Vulnerable Elders: The Quest for Individual Rights and a Just Society. She has held adjunct positions at St. Joseph’s University Master’s in Gerontology program and at the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. She received a Master of Science in Gerontology from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia. Diane serves on numerous boards and workgroups including the Pennsylvania Advisory Council for the Office of Elder Justice in the Courts and the Pennsylvania Council on Long-Term Care.