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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April 19, 2012 - LA Crescent Kicks for NOCOA

March 30, 2012 - Senior Fest 2012

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March 6, 2012 - Senior Centers Face Budget Cuts

March 2, 2012 - Change Difficult for Seniors

March 1, 2012 - The Elder Action Coalition hosts Spring Quarterly Meeting New Orleans, LA

Feb. 29, 2012 - New Orleans Council on Aging seeks award nominations

Feb. 15, 2012 - Reduced Services for Seniors Slated for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013