A Day in the Life of TCOA

 

COUNCIL ON AGING AT WORK IN TERREBONNE

For the past 49 years, Terrebonne Council on Aging has been, and continues to be, the agency that is at the forefront of delivering and providing much needed services to the elderly population of Terrebonne Parish, most of whom live in poverty and at high nutritional risk.

Listed below, are some of the services Terrebonne Council on Aging delivers to the approximately 4,500 unduplicated seniors and disabled residents of Terrebonne Parish daily.  This is only possible because of the generosity of parish residents who provide the agency with millage funds.

A A Day In The Life of TCOA

April 15, 2017

160

Transportation Trips were provided to and from medical facilities

10

Escorts w/clients

25

Wheelchair bound clients

125

Ambulatory clients

104

Transportation trips were provided to and from the lunch sites

212

Clients were served a hot, well balanced meal at the Lunch Site

618

Clients were served a hot, well balanced meal at their home

37

Clients received Personal Care  (1 hour, 3 times a week)

23

Clients received Homemaker Service (Two hours, weekly)

27

Client, a care-giver, received Respite (Eight hours, weekly)

13

Clients received Information and Assistance, 2.5 hours session per client

     1

Clients were outreached, 2.5 hours session per client

77

Clients received Material Aid

278

Clients received Recreation

24

Clients received Wellness

An average of 1,678 units of service are delivered on a typical day.
2,200 miles were traveled on this day alone in order to deliver meals and transport clients.
D
ata gathered from TCOA’s Social Assistance Management System (SAMS).

Terrebonne Council on Aging's Food for Seniors program serves more than 1,600 people across Terrebonne Parish each month.

Last year, TCOA processed 233 SenioRx applications, assisted 463 seniors enroll in Medicare Part D plans, and assisted 4,399 seniors with other ADRC matters. In addition, the actual value of medications received through the program in FY17 totaled $630,924.

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