Shady Acres Senior Center

Shady Acres Senior Center

6512 West Main Street, Houma, La 70360 985-879-4071
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Shady Acres Senior Center encompasses the largest area and population of all the TCOA senior centers.

The senior center staff assist elders with their daily activities such as reading and writing letters, scheduling medical appointments, bill paying, making phone calls, and other necessities.  Services provided to the participants of the Shady Acres Senior Center are:  Information & Assistance, Wellness, Recreation, and Material Aid.

The Shady Acres Lunch Site is located in the same facility as the senior center.  Monday thru Friday, eligible participants are served a balanced Congregate MealTransportation is provided to and from the lunch site and the senior center, as well as, to medical appointments and governmental facilities.

The Shady Acres Senior Center is a Food for Senior distribution site.  Food boxes are distributed bi-monthly at the center.

Services Overview

Congregate Meals

Share a meal, as well as laughs, stories and friendship, with others at one of the Terrebonne Council on Aging’s five lunch sites located throughout the parish. For qualifying clients, Congregate Meals not only provide nutrition that meet federal dietary guidelines; they also provide seniors with the companionship and interaction they need to keep them healthy and active – both physically and mentally.

Nutrition Education

There is no question that proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle directly impacts the overall health and well-being of our elders. Our Nutrition Education program is aimed at helping our elders and their families with proper eating habits like limiting salt and fats, getting a balance of necessary nutrients, eating enough and learning to eat healthy regardless of budget.

Information and Assistance

TCOA’s Information and Assistance program is a service that provides elderly individuals with current information on opportunities and services available in the community. This service also assesses the problems and/or capacities of the individuals, and links them to opportunities that are available to them.

Material Aid

Our material aid program is designed to provide a limited supply of incontinent supplies and nutritional supplements. On occasion, when donated there could be fresh fruit and other items.

Recreation

Everyone needs a little fun in their lives — no matter what age. That’s why we offer a variety of opportunities for elders to get together for socialization, recreation, and fun.

TCOA offers a variety of recreational activities at our senior centers throughout the parish.

Some of the activities offered include:

  • Weekly Bingo
  • Weekly PoKeno
  • Weekly Karaoke
  • Monthly Birthday Party
  • Quarterly Pedro Tournament
  • Quarterly Parish-Wide Bingo at Houma Municipal Auditorium
  • Annual Regional and Parish Fun Games
  • Host Regional Senior Olympics Shuffleboard Event
  • Mardi Gras Ball
  • Fourth of July Social
  • Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Christmas Dinner

Wellness

Whether it’s receiving flu shots, playing shuffle board, taking a ceramics class, or painting a picture, there are multiple activities available to enhance our elders’ mental and physical well-being. The key to wellness is staying active and taking steps to prevent illness.

Other activities offered to promote wellness include:

  • Art Classes
  • Exercise Programs
  • Puzzles
  • Shuffle Board
  • Special Evidence-Based Wellness Programs

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Shady Acres Senior Center Events

6512 West Main Street, Houma, La 70360 985-879-4071
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Sep20

Art Class - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 20, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Art class 9:30 am to 11:00 pm.
Sep23

Art Class - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 23, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Art class 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
Sep27

Art Class - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 27, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Art class 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
Sep30

Art Class - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 30, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Art class 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
Sep24

Bean Bag Toss - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 24, 2019 | Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Event Type: Bean Bag Toss
Bean Bag Toss 12:15 to 1:15 pm.
Sep24

Bingo - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 24, 2019 | Time: 12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Event Type: Bingo
Bingo 12:15 to 2:00 pm.
Sep30

Biscuits & Coffee - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 30, 2019 | Time: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Event Type: Social
Biscuits & Coffee 8:30 to 9 am.
Sep25

Ceramics - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 25, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Arts & Crafts,Ceramics
Ceramics class 9 to 11 am.
Sep19

Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 19, 2019 | Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Cards,Fun & Games
Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting
Sep24

Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 24, 2019 | Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Cards,Fun & Games
Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting
Sep20

Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 20, 2019 | Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Cards,Fun & Games
Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting
Sep25

Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 25, 2019 | Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Cards,Fun & Games
Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting
Sep26

Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 26, 2019 | Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Cards,Fun & Games
Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting
Sep30

Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 30, 2019 | Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Cards,Fun & Games
Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting
Sep23

Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 23, 2019 | Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Cards,Fun & Games
Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting
Sep27

Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 27, 2019 | Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Cards,Fun & Games
Coffee, Cards, Dominos, Puzzles and Quilting
Sep26

Crochet - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 26, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Arts & Crafts,Ceramics
Crochet 9 to 11 am.
Sep24

Crochet - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 24, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Arts & Crafts,Ceramics
Crochet 9 to 11 am.
Sep19

Crochet - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 19, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Arts & Crafts,Ceramics
Crochet 9 to 11 am.
Sep23

Exercise - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 23, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type: Exercise / Walking
Exercise class 9 to 10:00 am.
Sep25

Exercise - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 25, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type: Exercise / Walking
Exercise class 9 to 10:00 am.
Sep30

Exercise - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 30, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type: Exercise / Walking
Exercise class 9 to 10:00 am.
Sep27

Line Dancing - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 27, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type: Exercise / Walking
Line Dancing class 9 to 10:00 am.
Sep20

Line Dancing - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 20, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type: Exercise / Walking
Line Dancing class 9 to 10:00 am.
Sep19

Po-Ke-No - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 19, 2019 | Time: 12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Event Type: Po-Ke-No
Po-Ke-No 12:15 to 2:30 pm.
Sep26

Po-Ke-No - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 26, 2019 | Time: 12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Event Type: Po-Ke-No
Po-Ke-No 12:15 to 2:30 pm.
Oct19

Senior Fun Day at the Park

Date: Oct 19, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Type: Socials
Senior Fun Day at the Senior Park & Gardens
Sep25

Shuffleboard - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 25, 2019 | Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Event Type: Shuffleboard
Shuffleboard 12:15 to 1:15 pm.
Sep27

Shuffleboard - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 27, 2019 | Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Event Type: Shuffleboard
Shuffleboard 12:15 to 1:15 pm.
Sep30

Shuffleboard - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 30, 2019 | Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Event Type: Shuffleboard
Shuffleboard 12:15 to 1:15 pm.
Sep20

Shuffleboard - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 20, 2019 | Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Event Type: Shuffleboard
Shuffleboard 12:15 to 1:15 pm.
Sep23

Shuffleboard - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 23, 2019 | Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Event Type: Shuffleboard
Shuffleboard 12:15 to 1:15 pm.
Sep19

Washer Pitch - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 19, 2019 | Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Event Type: Washer Pitch
Washer Pitch 12:15 to 1:15 pm.
Sep26

Washer Pitch - Shady Acres Senior Center

Date: Sep 26, 2019 | Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Event Type: Washer Pitch
Washer Pitch 12:15 to 1:15 pm.

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985-879-4071

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