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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Volunteer and Change a Life!
Senior Companion Volunteers
The Senior Companion Program of New Orleans uses trained volunteer companions to provide in-home assistance to the elderly and disabled. The volunteers assist with personal care, home management, respite, and other services.
Ombudsman - Long Term Care Visitors
These volunteers initially complete six to eight hours of training and complete another six hours annually.
NEW ORLEANS REGION-Advocacy Center
Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St Bernard, St Tammany
Ombudsman Coordinator, LSU Agricultural Center
6640 Riverside Drive, Suite 200
Metairie, LA 71201
Phone: (504) 838-1170 or (877) 806-7401
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of New Orleans engages those 55 and older in volunteer services for the New Orleans community and city agencies. Volunteers are provided with tangible benefits and enriching life experiences.