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Board of Directors Finance Committee Meeting

September 16, 2014
4:00 PM
Attorney Magee Law Office 207 E Gibson Street, Covington, LA  70433

Agenda Item:  Schedule Committee meeting dates and times for calendar
                         Budget Amendments for staff salary adjustments


COAST, the Council on Aging for St. Tammany Parish, strives to provide St. Tammany Parish seniors with unparalleled services in order to maintain and enhance their quality of life, independence, and involvement in the community. 

As part of achieving this mission, every four years, COAST is required by the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs to conduct a Senior Needs and Services Survey. Survey results and feedback from the community and area service providers on the needs of Parish senior citizens and their caregivers has helped COAST develop its four-year strategic plan that will be a guide for the time period of July 2015 – June 2019. 

A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 30 to present the 2015-2019 Four Year Plan to the community. The hearing will take place at the St. Tammany Parish Council Chambers 21490 Koop Drive, Mandeville, La. from 10 am. – noon. The public is asked to attend to give final input on the Plan and to learn about the programs and services COAST will provide to St. Tammany Parish seniors and their caregivers. 

A special invitation is extended to St. Tammany’s elderly population and to all St. Tammany public officials.


COAST Community Services Department is facilitating monthly caregiver support groups at the Slidell and Lacombe Senior centers in September. Caregivers of senior adults meet together to share experiences, strengths, and difficulties with each other, in order to help one another cope and solve common problems. 

In September, there will be caregiver group sessions on Sept. 12th and 26th at the Slidell senior center; 610 Cousin Street. There will be a 10:00 and an 11:00am session on both dates. A brief caregiver education session will follow each session,with topics such as Parkinson’s, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, etc.

On Sept. 23, there will be a caregiver support group at the Lacombe senior center; located at the Village Lutheran Church (in back entrance); 29180 Hwy 190; Lacombe, at 10:00am. 

Please call the COAST Community Services Dept. at 985-892-0377 to register for a group or to get more information. If you are a professional who would like to speak at a caregiver group on a topic of interest to caregivers, please call COAST. 


Board of Directors Regular Board Meeting

September 25, 2014
2:00 PM
City of Covington Council Chambers, 222 E Kirkland St, Covington, LA, 70433 
Agenda Item:  Introduction of Proposed Revisions to Board By-Laws



Board of Directors Special Meeting

September 29, 2014
3 p.m.

 COAST Administration Office - 72060 Ramos Ave., Covington, La.  70433





Agenda Item:  Introduction of Proposed Revisions to Board By-Laws

Area Agency on Aging for St. Tammany Parish Survey

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