Information and referral specialists with information regarding services in your area, where to call to report elder abuse, looking for legal information, services for individuals with disabilities?  This section will give you a variety of resources to view. 

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs)– Thirty-six (36) in Louisiana provide information regarding in-home services, transportation, and referrals for senior services.  Each AAA has different services but may include the following common services:

  • Access – information and referral to health and social services, transportation,
  • In-Home Services – chore, homemaker, personal care, home-delivered meals, home repair
  • Community Services – senior centers, congregate meals, nursing home ombudsman, elder abuse prevention, legal assistance, wellness and recreation.
  • Caregiver Support – respite, counseling and education programs

To locate an Area Agency on Aging in your area visit the following site

http://goea.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=directory&tmp=category&catid=38&pnid=0&nid=24

Louisiana Area Agency on Aging