Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs | State of LouisianaThe Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs serves as a focal point for Louisiana's senior citizens and administers a broad range of home and community based services through a network of Area Agencies on Aging.
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April 14, 2014 Disaster Tip Now is the time to buy flood insurance. In most situations, there is a 30-day waiting period.....
Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow April 08, 2014 Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthdays. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to .... Financial Exploitation of the Elderly April 04, 2014 The Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs announces the availability of a Financial Exploitation of the Elderly guide developed by the Statewide Elder Law Task Force. The guide contains the definition of financial exploitation and the warning signs of exploitation. Most importantly, the guide explains the law of mandatory reporting by everyone and includes the statewide hotline for reporting financial exploitation.....
Louisiana Oral Health Coalition April 03, 2014 Beginning in April 2014 through July 2014, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and The Food Trust will be hosting a webinar series which will discuss the importance of the role farmers markets......... It’s Senior Fair Season March 31, 2014 It’s that time of year. Everywhere you look there is a Senior Crime Expo, Senior Resources Fair, Live Long Health Fair for Seniors or Senior Spring Fling. These events are a great opportunity for you to get out, enjoy the nice weather, visit....
Requirements for Medicare Approved Home Health Care February 27, 2014 Most home health agencies are good, reputable businesses providing needed services to seniors. However, according to statistics from the Medicare Zone Program Integrity Contractor for Louisiana, the bad home health ag...... Social Security Field Office Service Changes Coming Later This Year February 18, 2014 To meet increasing service demands despite shrinking budgets, Social Security has invested in technological innovations offering more convenient, cost-effective and secure options for the public......
Louisiana Oral Health for the Eldery Task Force August 02, 2013 The Louisiana Oral Health for the Elderly Task Force developed the "Louisiana Smiles For Life" oral healthcare tool kit as a component of the Oral Health Coalition State Plan. Partners in the development of this document were GOEA, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals ........ Grandparents raising Grandchildren April 09, 2012 BATON ROUGE, LA. – The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Information Center of Louisiana GRGICL) will host a free conference on Friday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn South Hotel at 9940 Airline...
National Volunteer Week April 11, 2011 National Volunteer Week is April 10-16, 2011 we acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of the volunteers who serve older Americans all across this nation. Volunteers have always been the backbone............... Take Precautions during hot weather. June 14, 2010 LA Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs would like to remind older adults and people with heat-sensitive disabilities to take the following .......
Closing the Prescription Drug Coverage Gap May 26, 2010 You Could Be Eligible For A $250 Rebate This Year to Help with your Medicare Drug Costs The Affordable Care Act passed by Congress and signed by President Obama this year contains some important benefits for Medicare recipients... Administration on Aging announced the award of $400,000.00 dollars. March 01, 2010 On March 2010, the Administration on Aging announced the award of $400,000.00 to LA Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs to help older adults to reduce risk factors .....
Aging Disability Resource Centers March 01, 2010 GOEA will collaborate with Aging Disability Resource Centers, Area Agency on Aging, Council on Aging, Department of Health & Hospital ..... HHS Release $30 Million To Assist In Outreach To Medicare Beneficiaries December 21, 2009 Sepember 2009 Health and Hospital Services awarded Louisiana funding to help older people, individuals with disabilities and their caregivers apply for special assistance through Medicare.
 
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