COUNCIL ON AGING AT WORK IN TERREBONNE
For the past 50 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.
|172||Transportation Trips were provided to and from medical facilities|
|26||Wheelchair bound clients|
|94||Transportation trips were provided to and from the lunch sites|
|194||Clients were served a hot, well balanced meal at the Lunch Site|
|639||Clients were served a hot, well balanced meal at their home|
|20||Clients received Personal Care (1 hour, 3 times a week)|
|22||Clients received Homemaker Service (Two hours, weekly)|
|22||Client, a care-giver, received Respite (Eight hours, weekly)|
|16||Clients received Information and Assistance, 2.5 hours session per client|
|0||Clients were outreached, 2.5 hours session per client|
|125||Clients received Material Aid|
|221||Clients received Recreation|
|18||Clients received Wellness|
- An average of 1,543 units of service are delivered on a typical day.
2,438 miles were traveled on this day alone in order to deliver meals and transport clients.
Data 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 138 SenioRx applications, assisted 519 seniors enroll in Medicare Part D plans, and assisted 4,668 seniors with other ADRC matters. In addition, the actual value of medications received through the program in FY18 totaled $425,446.