Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs - An Initiative of Governor Bobby Jindal -  State of Louisiana
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A Message from the Executive Director, Dr. Jay Bulot

Welcome to the Louisiana Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs website. As the designated State Unit on Aging, the GOEA strives to develop and manage programs that assist older adults and adults with disabilities the resources they need in order to remain at home and in the community for as long as feasible.

The information provided on this website is designed to assist elders and their families with answers to questions about services and opportunities available to seniors and their caregivers in Louisiana. If you require any additional information, or if you have comments or questions regarding programs, services, or this site, please contact us.

All public records request for documents must be submitted in writing to Amanda Smith, P.O. Box 61, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821.

November 16, 2020
DSNAP Approved for 5 More Parishes Hit by Hurricane Delta

November 12, 2020
GOEA wants to congratulate this year's Golden Deeds Recipient - Mr. Rosie Matina! 98-year's-young and showing us how it's done! 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."

November 02, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Social Security Offices are by appointment only 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.

October 29, 2020
Are you eligible for Delta DSNAP but Don't Know How To Apply? Click here to find out how.





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