The Louisiana SenioRx Program is a prescription assistance program developed for Louisiana adults age 21 and over and persons with disabilities diagnosed with chronic medical conditions that require medication on a regular basis. It strives to reduce economic stress, promote better health, and improve the quality of life of Louisiana's older and disabled population by providing ways to reduce the expense of medication. You may be eligible!
For persons 60+ who may be eligible for Medicaid services.
Provides current information on services available within the community.
Provides legal advice, counseling and representation by Acadiana Legal Service Corporation, 337-439-0377 or 1-800-439-0639
Promotes better health by providing accurate nutrition, physical fitness, and health information.
For the purpose of identifying potential clients for available services.
Provides Emergency Response Systems to older persons. The client is responsible for the monthly fee paid to the company who issues the alerts.
Provides activities that promote social interaction and well being.
Provides workshops designed to support and improve the older persons mental and physical well being.
Contacting individuals by phone on a routine basis to determine physical status and to provide comfort and help.
Provided through Entergy and Cleco to help clients who are in financial need with their utility bills. Call 474-2583 for information and to set up an appointment or apply at your local senior center.
Senior Health Insurance Information Program provides information and counseling to everyone who needs assistance with HMO, Medicare, Medicaid, Long Term Care Insurance, Medigap, etc.
National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP)
Personal care services provided in the home of the qualifying individual in order to provide a brief period of rest for the caregiver. This program also provides additional services such as:
Calcasieu Council on Aging began providing transit services in December 2015 for elderly and disabled persons in Calcasieu Parish. The agency is the proud recipient of a 5317 grant award through the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development that provided two twelve passenger handicapped accessible buses, each with wheelchair lifts and spaces to accommodate two wheelchairs. The agency has also received a 5310 grant award, which provided a third bus which can accommodate eight passengers. Priority will be given to non-emergency medical appointments on a first come, first serve basis. Services are free of charge, contributions are greatly appreciated. Seniors age 60 and older and disabled persons who are interested in the program should call 337-474-2583 and ask for the Transit Department.