Did You Know

Safety Net

Terrebonne Council on Aging - Friday, May 15, 2015

Did you know that Louisiana's Councils on Agings are part of a vital safety net not only to seniors, but to families and businesses affected by senior issues?

Emergency Response

Terrebonne Council on Aging - Friday, May 15, 2015

Did you know that the Terrebonne Council on Aging is a key partner in emergency response, readily providing vans, buses and drivers to move Terrebonne's citizens out of harms way?

Home-Delivered Meals- Meals on Wheels

Terrebonne Council on Aging - Friday, May 15, 2015

Did you know, in just Terrebonne Parish, more than 150,000 hot, well-balanced meals are delivered and served to clients in their homes in one year?

Did you know that the cost of delivering meals on wheels to a senior for an entire year is about the same as six (6) days in the nursing home, or just one (1) day in a hospital?

Did you know that every $1 invested into Meals on Wheels saves up to $50 in Medicare alone.

Did you know that a meal a day may be one of the best preventative measures available, not merely providing nutrition, but checking in on the status of our home bound seniors?

Transportation

Terrebonne Council on Aging - Friday, May 15, 2015

Did you know in a single year, over 61,000 one-way trips were provided to residents of Terrebonne Parish?

 

Did you know, our buses and vans cover nearly 2,000 miles each day so our elderly clients can make it to doctor appointments and government facilities?