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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For additional resource needs, please refer to the Senior Resource Guide at www.SeniorDirectory.com  Access the Free referral line: (800) 955-8510.
See Senior Living map www.seniorlivingmap.org  and  New Orleans Assisted Living Directory. See older driver safety tips Help Guide

AARP Senior Employment Service
2475 Canal St. Ste. 248
Annex Building
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 822-2671

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.
Call 302-1712 for details.
AARP Insurance Department - Car
Toll Free: 800-541-3717
AARP Insurance Department - Health
Toll Free: 800-532-5800
AARP Insurance Department - Home
Toll Free: 800-423-4114
AARP Membership
Toll Free: 800-424-3410
Website: www.aarp.org

Louisiana Healthcare Education Coalition
Phone: 1-855-871-5497
Email: LHEC@bcbsla.com

Website: http://lhec.net//                               

Smiles 2 Geaux Dental Program  
1441 Canal St., Ste. 418
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 407-0448 

Entergy Storm Center
texting: entergytext.com
app: entergyapp.com

Emergency Preparedness / Public Safety
New Orleans Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
Contact: Lt. Col Jerry Sneed, Director
Contact: Community Outreach Coordinator
Sarah Hudson
Email: skhudson@nola.gov
Website: http://www.nola.gov/GOVERNMENT/Emergency-Preparedness/

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

Regional Director
John Rahaim
(504) 287-4268
Email: jrahaim@sbpg.net

Regional Coordinator
Darryl Delatte
(225) 485-7452
Email: Darryl.delatte@la.gov

New Orleans Fire Department Public Affairs Division
317 Decatur St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 658-4714

Senior Living Resource-New Orleans
Senior Housing and In-Home Care options

Louisiana Chapter/ Alzheimer's Association

National Institute on Aging
Relieving stress and anxiety: Resources for Alzheimer's Caregivers


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