The following is a list of useful information found online for Seniors.
Click the title to get information offered at each website.
AARP – AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that empowers people to choose how they live as they age.
Alzheimer’s Association- The Alzheimer’s Association Louisiana Chapter serves all parishes across the state. We help all those facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by providing support groups and educational resources, while advancing crucial research and public policy initiatives.
Businesses Offering Senior Discounts – Louisiana Senior Citizen Discounts available at Local Restaurants, Retail Stores, Grocery Stores, and Travel.
Eldercare Locator – A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and families.
Governor’s Office Of Elderly Affairs (GOEA) – GOEA 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.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman – established in each state by the Older Americans Act to enhance the quality of life, improve care, protect rights, and promote the dignity of residents in a long-term care facility.
Louisiana Attorney General- Protecting the elderly is one of Attorney General Jeff Landry’s top priorities. Their consumer education program offers specialized training for senior citizens. A consumer specialist will come speak to your organization on issues that directly affect seniors and how to avoid fraud that is often directed towards the elderly.
Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) – SHIIP helps Medicare beneficiaries better understand their Medicare coverage options and benefits. Counselors help seniors make informed decisions by providing free and unbiased guidance via telephone or face-to-face interactive sessions.
Senior Living Guide – helps educate seniors and caregivers about senior living, senior care and senior lifestyles.
Senior Medicare Patrol – Empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and care takers to protect, detect and report health care fraud.
Senior RX Program – LouisianaSenioRx.org is a program that connects qualified, low-income people with discount prescription drugs, direct from the pharmaceutical manufacturer.
St. Tammany Government Community Resource List – Community Resource list prepared by St. Tammany Parish Government.
Office of Aging and Adult Services (OAAS)- OAAS aims to develop, provide and enhance services that offer meaningful choices for people in need of long-term care. The office is committed to developing a long-term care system that provides choice, ensures quality, meets the needs of consumers and caregivers, and does so in a fiscally responsible manner.