Dortha Teeple Advocacy Award presented on June 26
By Kim Swindell Wood | June 30, 2015 6:49 am
On June 26, Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability recognized volunteers who serve with the State Health Insurance Assistance Program /Senior Medicare Patrol, Guardianship and Ombudsman programs.
Each year the SHIP/SMP programs present the Dortha Teeple Advocacy Award to a volunteer that goes above and beyond. For 2015, the award was presented to Carolyn Aronson, who volunteers in Fentress County. Teeple, who had lived in White County, was a previous SHIP/SMP volunteer who began advocating for seniors and affordable medication when she was 72 years old.
For more information contact the AAAD at (931) 432-4111.