Senator C.B. Embry named Legislative "Champion of the 50+’ by AARP Kentucky
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 26, 2021) – Today, AARP Kentucky announced that Senator C.B. Embry (R-Morgantown) is the recipient of its ‘Champion of the 50+’ lifetime legislative leadership award. The award recognizes his significant leadership achievements benefiting Kentuckians 50+ and their families.
On behalf of AARP Kentucky State Director Ron Bridges, State President Charlotte Whittaker (Hartford) presented the ‘Champion of the 50+’ Lifetime Award to Senator Embry during a live virtual event with AARP volunteers and local constituents.
Senator Embry was recognized for his consistent support of key AARP legislative priorities, including insulin costs, advancing telehealth, providing resources for the state’s COVID-19 response to residents of long-term care facilities, maintaining home-based services for aging Kentuckians in their communities and family caregivers. His leadership and support of legislation reflected a bipartisan and balanced, pragmatic approach to helping older Kentuckians live longer with independence and dignity in their homes and communities.
“It’s an honor to be recognized as a legislative champion for Kentuckians 50+, and I am grateful for the work we’ve accomplished to support seniors,” said Senator Embry. “The priorities of AARP Kentucky are near and dear to my heart, and I am always happy to advocate on their behalf in Frankfort as we continue to work on improving quality of life for people across the Commonwealth.”