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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November 16, 2020 DSNAP Approved for 5 More Parishes Hit by Hurricane Delta
GOEA wants to congratulate this year's Golden Deeds Recipient - Mr. Rosie Matina! 98-year's-young and showing us how it's done! November 12, 2020 Rosario 'Rosie' Martina, a 98-year-old Baton Rouge native who four decades ago helped open the city's first meal center for the needy is honored as the 2020 Golden Deeds Award. winner. "Rosie's Army" of 20 to 25 volunteers carries only one weapon - a love of the poor. Every day of the week Rosie and his crew pick up food donated by local grocery stores, bakeries and restaurants and deliver it to the St. Vincent de Paul Dining Room, where it is used to feed hundreds of poor and needy in the Baton Rouge area. "It's God's work, it's not mine. God said to take care of his people, to feed them, clothe them and nurse them,' Martina said." Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Social Security Offices are by appointment only November 02, 2020 Who is eligible for an in-person appointment during the COVID-19 pandemic? For information regarding appointment availability and how to make an appointment with the Social Security Administration Office in your area, visit the above link.
Are you eligible for Delta DSNAP but Don't Know How To Apply? Click here to find out how. October 29, 2020 Hurricane Delta - DSNAP Assistance Approved for 5 Louisiana Parishes Hit by Hurricane Delta October 29, 2020
Capital Area Agency on Aging would like to invite you to their inaugural symposium bringing together providers, practitioners, advocates, and agencies that provide services to older adults and to people over their life course on November 4th, 2020. October 20, 2020 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2020 AT 9 AM CST – 12:30 PM CST Aging Well In Louisiana Virtual Symposium. Click here to sign up and get more information! Employees were asked to submit COVID19 Mask slogans and then vote. We would like to thank all the participants for the creative slogans! The winning slogan was submitted by JRoss: October 09, 2020
Governor Edwards Proclaims October is Nursing Home Residents’ Rights Month September 24, 2020 The governor has proclaimed October 5 – 9 as Malnutrition Awareness Week September 24, 2020
Residents in Parishes Affected by Hurricane Laura - FEMA is Accepting Assistance Applications Now - More Information Here September 17, 2020 Phase 2 of DSnap is Open! Plus new DSnap Chatbot Available to Answer Any Questions About DSNAP - Click Here! September 17, 2020
September 9 2020 is Louisiana Census Day! Stand up and be counted! September 08, 2020 FOR SHELTER INFORMATION: Please call 211, text "Shelter" to 898211, or call your local, parish OEP. Click here for directory for all parish OEPs with contact info August 26, 2020
Emergency Preparedness Guides Available for Download Here August 22, 2020 With the potential for severe weather ahead, are you ready? August 22, 2020 The key is to have a winning game plan. Visit from the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness to ensure that your family is prepared before a disaster strikes.
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