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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Proclamation from Governor Edwards Honoring Older Americans Month April 30, 2020 Older Americans Month Begins Today! Visit the link above to see the Proclamation issued by Governor Edwards and say thank you to a senior who has been a positive influence in your life! AMS Issues Solicitation for USDA Farmers to Families Food Box - Food Boxes May Count as Material Aid April 28, 2020 The Agricultural Marketing Service has issued Solicitation AG-12-3J14-20-R-0377 for the procurement of boxes of fresh produce, dairy products, fluid milk, and pre-cooked meat products (chicken and pork) intended to serve Americans in need as part of the Coronavirus Farm Assistance Program. Visit the above link for complete details regarding the Farmers Food Box Solicitation
LDH Health Promotion Ambassadors serve as points of contact who aid LDH in distributing vital information to people, populations, and communities, especially those that are most vulnerable. April 25, 2020 Presently, LDH Health Promotion Ambassadors are focused on COVID-19. Visit the link above to access their COVID-19 Toolkit with resources to spread information, not the virus. Funding Availability/Opportunity to Administer the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) April 23, 2020 Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) for the parishes St. James and Lafourche are available for public bid, more information here.
Responding to the Census April 16, 2020 The 2020 Census is happening now. You can complete your questionnaire online, by phone, or by mail. Supplemental Security Income Recipients Will Receive Automatic COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments April 16, 2020
GUIDANCE FOR ALL AGENCIES WHEN EXPOSED TO A PERSON WITH SUSPECTED OR CONFIRMED COVID-19 April 09, 2020 Have you or one of your staff, spouse, children, or anyone with whom they have had direct contact been suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19? CDC and OPH Guidance Here COVID-19 Top Scams April 01, 2020
Free Civil Legal Help Available for Low-Income Residents Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic April 01, 2020 Update on Services During COVID – 19 Pandemic From Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security April 01, 2020
New Guidance From GOEA for All Agencies March 15, 2020 Guidelines to Prevent Spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) CDC Issues New Guidance for Seniors and Coronavirus March 11, 2020 According to the CDC in its most recent publication, older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung, or kidney disease seem to be at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness. Older people may be twice as likely to have serious COVID-19 illness. This means that most people with Medicare are at higher risk. Click the link above to find out more, including: *Precautionary Measures *Preparing for Healthcare Needs *Medicare Coverage of Coronavirus supplies, services, treatment, and prevention
Important Information from Louisiana Department of Health Regarding COVID-19 and the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak March 04, 2020 Stay Aware of Ongoing Developments and visit the link below for guidance and information on the COVID-19 and Novel Coronavirus in Louisiana New Issue of Elder News Available Now! (Winter 2020) February 05, 2020
2020 HHS Poverty Guidelines Published January 29, 2020  
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