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 administration@nocoa.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.

ICP - Institutional Care Program

OAA - Older Americans Act.

LPCS - Long-term Personal Care Services

PSA - Planning and Service Area

SSI - Supplemental Security Income Program



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Press Releases 

October 2017 Louisiana Legislator's Auidtor (LLA) Hotline: Fight Fraud
March 2017    Mayor and Parish Day of Natl. Service  
May 2014 
November 13, 2012 -
October 4, 2012 - NOCOA Masquerade Party Fundraiser
August 1, 2012 -  Property Tax Assessment Information
July 13, 2012 - Vote for Aaron in Move Baby, Move! Contest
July 3, 2012 - Nature Photography Workshop for Senior Citizens
June 22, 2012 - Free Legal Help Available for Orleans Parish Citizens
June 21, 2012 - LA Crescent Visits Uptown Shepherd Senior Center

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