Are you currently looking for an opportunity to volunteer locally? The Upper Cumberland State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) and Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) are conducting a series of volunteer training days on May 9, 17, 24 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) office located at 1104 England Dr. in Cookeville. All three training days are available for anyone who is interested in becoming a volunteer with the program. Please contact Erin Perdue by phone at (931) 476-4147 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to register or learn more.
SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) and SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) are administered locally with UCDD and cover all 14 Upper Cumberland counties. SHIP/SMP representatives provide free and unbiased Medicare counseling for any questions, abuse, or concerns; they will also screen Medicare beneficiaries for Low-Income Assistance Programs. SHIP is a federally funded program administered through the Area Agency on Aging & Disability. Got Medicare? Got Questions? Call SHIP at 1-877-801-0044 or 931-432-4150.
The Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD), a division of the Upper Cumberland Development District, connects older adults and adults with disabilities in the 14-county Upper Cumberland region with services and resources to improve their quality of life. Find the AAAD on the web at www.ucdd.org and at facebook.com/UCDDconnect.