The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

April 15, 2014

Department of Aging Recognizes Outstanding Programs and Individuals at APPRISE Conference


The Daily Item

— GETTYSBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Aging recognized Mary Bennett, of Northumberland County, for her service to older Pennsylvanians. The BRAVO awards were presented at the APPRISE Annual Conference.

Bennett received the Collaboration Award for showing excellence in her collaborative efforts with local programs, government entities and healthcare systems.

APPRISE is a free health insurance counseling program designed to help older Pennsylvanians with Medicare. APPRISE counselors voluntarily spend dozens of hours being trained and offering counseling to others on health insurance options.

The BRAVO Awards honor local APPRISE program coordinators for their exceptional leadership in areas of client service, program performance, collaboration with community partners and innovation.