New Orleans Council on Aging

Mercy Endeavors Senior Center hosts a Grab and Go Event

On Monday, April 19, 2021, the staff of Mercy Endeavors Senior Center hosted a Grab and Go event for their clients.

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Feed Yourself, Feed a Senior Event

Help our local Older Americans that are hungry! On April 29, 2021 buy yourself a meal at one of the two Wakin' Bakin' restaurants, and 25% of what you spend will go to feeding a senior. You can participate by visiting either the Banks Street location at 4408 Banks St, New Orleans, LA 70119 or the Prytania Street location at 3625 Prytania St., New Orleans, LA 70115, or by ordering online at https://www.wakinbakin.com/ or the delivery apps of Doordash.com, Postmates.com and Ubereats.com

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Covid informational Zoom Meeting

On April 30, 2021 from 3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M CST the All of Us Research Program in conjunction with the New Orleans Council on Aging will host an informational Zoom Meeting.

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All of Us Photo and Video Shoot Opportunity

Signup to participate in a local photoshoot conducted by the All of Us Research Program with the aim of capturing the rich culture and diversity of the New Orleans Area. For the testimonial video, the participants would need to be able to clearly articulate why they joined the All of Us Research Program or what values they see in joining the program if they have not joined. For more information about the All of Us Research Program please go to https://allofus.nih.gov/

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Seniors Receive Girl Scout Cookies

Junior Girl Scout Troop 40345 distributed Girl Scout Cookies today to the Seniors at Carrollton Hollygrove Senior Center.

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Sign of the Times

“How Research Can Lead to Improved Health Outcomes for Older Adults” According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2016 there were more than 49.2 million people living in the U.S. over the age of 65. This statistic, coupled with the fact that most patients living with health conditions such as cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, arthritis and other diseases, makes it imperative that medical research improves outcomes for this population.

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