Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs - An Initiative of Governor Bobby Jindal -  State of Louisiana

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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.

LouisianaLawHelp.Org is Louisiana’s online guide to free legal information and resources, especially for low-income people, including community help and self-help.

Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC) is a non-profit corporation facilitating the provision of pro bono and low-fee legal services to low-income, elderly, or disaster-affected persons in Louisiana.

Louisiana Attorney General’s Web site: The Consumer Protection Section works to educate the public about common forms of fraud targeted at the elderly, such as sweepstakes and telemarketing scams.

National Center on Elder Abuse Website: The National Center on Elder Abuse (1-833-577-6532)(NCEA) serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment


National Consumer Law Center is a nonprofit advocacy organization that seeks to build economic security and family wealth for low-income and other economically disadvantaged Americans.

NIH Senior Health: Easy-to-use website features basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.

Federal Trade Commission is the nation's consumer protection agency. The FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection works For the Consumer to prevent fraud, deception, and unfair business practices in the market place.

Administration for Community Living provides a website that to connect older persons, caregivers and professionals to important federal, national, and local programs.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau This new agency of the federal government takes complaints against financial institutions, such as banks, credit card companies, mortgage, pay day loan companies and student loan service companies. It also provides information on numerous financial topics.

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