Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs | State of LouisianaThe 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.
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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 Paul Colomb, P.O. Box 61, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821.

April 14, 2014
Disaster Tip Now is the time to buy flood insurance. In most situations, there is a 30-day waiting period.....

April 08, 2014
Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthdays. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to ....

April 04, 2014
Financial Exploitation of the Elderly The Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs announces the availability of a Financial Exploitation of the Elderly guide developed by the Statewide Elder Law Task Force. The guide contains the definition of financial exploitation and the warning signs of exploitation. Most importantly, the guide explains the law of mandatory reporting by everyone and includes the statewide hotline for reporting financial exploitation.....

April 03, 2014
Louisiana Oral Health Coalition Beginning in April 2014 through July 2014, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and The Food Trust will be hosting a webinar series which will discuss the importance of the role farmers markets.........