The New Orleans Council on Aging (NOCOA) exists to protect the rights, promote the well being, and enhance the self-esteem of New Orleans elderly by generating opportunities for self-reliance and independence.
The New Orleans Council on Aging is a private, non-profit corporation which serves as the Area Agency on Aging for Orleans Parish. The agency is responsible for insuring that a comprehensive and coordinated assortment of social, recreational, educational, and nutritional services are provided to persons aged 60 and over in the City of New Orleans.
For questions about services provided by the New Orleans Council on Aging and other agencies, call 504-821-4121 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The New Orleans Council on Aging (NOCOA) is not a department of the City of New Orleans.
Glossary of Acronyms
AAA - Area Agency on Aging, also referred to as Area Agency
ADRC - Aging and Disability Resource Center
ALF - Assisted Living Facility
ADI - Alzheimer's Disease Initiative
AOA - Administration on Aging within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
EDA - Elderly and Disabled Waiver
GOEA - Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs
HHS - United States Department of Health and Human Services.
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Area Agency on Aging (AAA) Advisory Council
Function of the Advisory Council
The Advisory Council was established and serves in accordance with Section 1321.93 Pg. 21156, Vol. 45, No. 63 Monday May 31, 1980 of the federal Register with duties outlined in Section 1321.97, Vol. 45, No. 63.
The function of the Advisory Council is to develop and administer the area plan, conduct public hearings, represent the interests of older person and review and comment on all community policies, programs and actions which affect older persons.
Members on this Advisory Council represent older persons and include older persons with greatest economic and social needs, local elected officials and the general public.
They meet on a (bi-monthly) basis.
Council Members 2015 to 2016:
Mr. Dave Holtz
Ms. Sylvia Barial
Ms. Ann Byerly
Ms. Emelda Paul
Ms. Lisa Plauche
Commissioner Earline Roth
Ms. Liljosie Thompkins
Ms. Ginger Van Wart
Ms. Tydell Whitfield
Location: 2475 Canal St., Ste. 400 New Orleans at 10:00 a.m.
June 9th (Annual Meeting)
December 13th (Holiday Potluck)
The Advisory Council recruits those interested in older adult services in Orleans parish. For more information, please contact DIrector of Social Services at (504) 821-4121 ext. 105