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.
AARP Senior Employment Service
AARP Driver Safety Classes
AARP members and nonmembers ages 50 and older who complete the course receive a certificate that may qualify them for a discount from their automobile insurer.
Admission $12 AARP members; $14 nonmembers. See older driver safety tips Help Guide
Call (504) 302-1712 for details.
Toll Free: 1-800-424-3410
The New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP) is the agency responsible for disaster planning, response and recovery for the City of New Orleans.
The office serves an advisory role to the Mayor, the City Council and other public safety agencies in the city regarding emergency management activities and operations and they coordinate with state and federal agencies which respond to city-wide disasters and emergencies. All requests for federal disaster assistance and federal funding subsequent to disaster declarations are made through this office.
Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Region 1 Parishes
Orleans, Saint Bernard, Plaquemines and Jefferson Parishes http://gohsep.la.gov/default.aspx