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Ascension Council On Aging

     The Ascension Council on Aging received its charter from the state on November 1, 1972
and was incorporated March 23, 1973. A non-profit agency with a mission to provide directly
or coordinate all services available to the older adult to assist them in remaining self-sufficient.

     The Board of Directors consists of fifteen members. This board is the governing body, seeking and maintaining help for the elderly of Ascension Parish through a staff of administrative personnel as well as service aides.

     The Council operates two full service Senior Centers in Donaldsonville and Gonzales
from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Persons 60 and over are eligible for most services.

 Some of those services include:

  • Caregiver Resources
  • Congregate Meals
  • Home delivered meals
  • Homemaker Resources
  • Material Aid
  • Medicaid Enrollment 
  • Medical Alert Systems
  • Nutrition Information
  • Outreach 
  • Personal Care Attendant
  • Personal Emergency Response Systems
  • Recreational Information
  • Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) 
  • Transporation Assistance
  • Utility Assistance
  • Wellness Outreach

    Executive Director:  Darlene Schexnayder email


    Ascension Council On Aging
    P.O. Box 412
    Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    (225) 473-3789

    Visit our website at www.ascensioncoa.org

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