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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Opportunities abound for interactive activities and peer interaction at our senior centers. We invite all ages to participate, especially youth who are integral to the benefits of intergenerational exchange and communion with our elders. A variety of activities are provided, such as bingo, dancing, exercise, card games, and arts and crafts. Call (504) 821-4121 for more information, or refer to the senior center listing on the Resource page.
Director of Senior Services: LaQuan T. Fields
(504) 821-4121 ext. 111
Operation Hours: Monday thru Friday from 8:00am -- 4:00pm
Activities at the senior/community centers include: special activities, celebrations, classes, field trips, and scheduled speakers as well as programming that occurs on a regularly scheduled basis, each week or each month. Come observe, enlist, and be a part of a enriching and stimulating community of seniors.