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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Senior Profile Show

New Orleans Council on Aging TV show, Senior Profile, debuted in 2002. Its purpose is to inform and educate older adults and caregivers regarding vital community information, community resources and agencies that are capable of providing supportive services, helping them to maintain their independence.The show also promotes healthy living - physically and mentally.

During the holidays we mix in some wonderful entertainment, most of which is provided by seasoned senior talent.

Senior Profile, hosted by the agency's executive director Howard L. Rodgers, III, is a 30-minute show thats airs on COX cable New Orleans, channel 76. 

The show runs monthly, two times a week:
Twice on Thursdays; 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.

TUNE IN: Senior Profile online and seen around the world on VIMEO dedicated to NOA-TV producers http://vimeo.com/77695840

For more information, or if you are interested in being a guest on Senior Profile, contact the show's executive producer, Ms. Marla Chirdon, at 504) 821-4121, ext. 133 or mchirdon@nocoa.org