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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Subcontracted Services Legal Assistance: The Advocacy Center provides a continuum of legal services to protect the legal rights of seniors and to ensure that they experience the highest degree of self-determination. The purpose of legal assistance is to aid older adults in securing their rights, benefits, and entitlements. Older adults often need advance directives, wills, or protection from exploitation.
Legal/Advocacy services provided include: Community Legal Education, Outreach Intake, Direct Client Services, Law Reform Activities, Legal Advice, counseling and representation by an attorney or other person acting under the supervision of an attorney, and coordination with other legal service providers.