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Caddo Council On Aging

     In 1973, the Area Agency on Aging was established by amendment to the Older American Act.  That same year, the Caddo Council on Aging was incorporated.  In 1976, the Caddo Council on Aging is designated as the Area Agency on Aging by the U.S. Government and the Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs.  As such, the Area Agency on Aging has served as the primary parish agency charged with administering a comprehensive multi-year plan designed to meet the needs of its older adult residents.

     The Caddo Council on Aging is governed by a 17 members of a board of directors who are elected by the members of the Council and can serve two terms.  The Council holds a membership drive annually and there is no cost associated with membership.

Aging and Disability Resource Center for 9 parishes in Northwest Louisiana

  • Long Term Resources and Option

                Medicare Counseling

                Medicare Part D applications

                Medicare Savings Applications

                Extra Help for Part D applications

                Medicine assistance through SenioRx

  • Caregiver Services/respite/sitter

  • Congregate Meals – 13 sites in Caddo Parish

  • Foster Grandparents

  • Homemaker Services

  • Information and Referral

  • Legal Services

  • Meals on Wheels

  • Medical Alert Program

  • Outreach and Assessments

  • Personal Care

  • Personal Emergency Response Systems

  • Ombudsman Nursing Home Visits

  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program

  • Senior Center and Senior Wellness

  • Sheriff’s Operational Safeguards

  • Telephone Reassurance


Executive Director:  Mary Alice Rountree  email

Caddo Council On Aging
1720 Buckner St. #240
Shreveport, LA  71101
(318) 676-7900  x223


Visit our website:  www.caddocoa.org

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