Bayou Towers Senior Center

Bayou Towers Senior Center

7491 Park Ave, Houma, La 70364 985-879-4333
Contact Person: Ramona Lirette, Coordinator

 

 Bayou Towers is an 11-story 300-unit apartment building near downtown Houma that houses low-income elderly and those with disabilities.  TCOA has been provided space by the Houma-Terrebonne Housing Authority for a senior center.

The senior center staff can assist elders with their daily activities such as reading and writing letters, scheduling medical appointments, bill paying, making phone calls, scheduling transportation and other necessities.  Services provided to the residents of Bayou Towers are:  Information & Assistance, Wellness, Recreation, and Material Aid.

TCOA provides to eligible homebound residents of Bayou Towers Home Delivered Meals, Homemaker, and Personal Care services.

For Congregate Meals and other senior center activities, Bayou Towers’ elder residents may attend Shady Acres Senior Center.  Transportation is provided to and from the lunch site and the senior center, as well as, to and from medical appointments and governmental facilities.

 

Services Overview

Information and Assistance

TCOA’s Information and Assistance program is a service that provides elderly individuals with current information on opportunities and services available in the community. This service also assesses the problems and/or capacities of the individuals, and links them to opportunities that are available to them.

Material Aid

Our material aid program is designed to provide a limited supply of incontinent supplies and nutritional supplements. On occasion, when donated there could be fresh fruit and other items. Recreation

Everyone needs a little fun in their lives — no matter what age. That’s why we offer a variety of opportunities for elders to get together for socialization, recreation, and fun.

TCOA offers a variety of recreational activities at our senior centers throughout the parish.

Some of the activities offered include:

  • Weekly Bingo
  • Weekly PoKeno
  • Weekly Karaoke
  • Monthly Birthday Party
  • Quarterly Pedro Tournament
  • Quarterly Parish-Wide Bingo at Houma Municipal Auditorium
  • Annual Regional and Parish Fun Games
  • Host Regional Senior Olympics Shuffleboard Event
  • Mardi Gras Ball
  • Fourth of July Social
  • Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Christmas Dinner

Wellness

Whether it’s receiving flu shots, playing shuffle board, taking a ceramics class, or painting a picture, there are multiple activities available to enhance our elders’ mental and physical well-being. The key to wellness is staying active and taking steps to prevent illness.

Other activities offered to promote wellness include:

  • Art Classes
  • Exercise Programs
  • Puzzles
  • Shuffle Board
  • Special Evidence-Based Wellness Programs

Bayou Towers Senior Center Events

7491 Park Ave, Houma, La 70364 985-879-4333
Contact Person: Ramona Lirette, Coordinator

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Aug24

Art and Crafts - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 24, 2017 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Art and Crafts 9:00 to 11:00
Aug31

Art and Crafts - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 31, 2017 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Art and Crafts 9:00 to 11:00
Aug24

Ceramics - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 24, 2017 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Arts & Crafts,Ceramics
Ceramics class 9:00 to 11 am.
Aug31

Ceramics - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 31, 2017 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Arts & Crafts,Ceramics
Ceramics class 9:00 to 11 am.
Aug29

Coffee Break - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 29, 2017 | Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type: Socials

Coffee break; 9 - 10am

Aug22

Coffee Break - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 22, 2017 | Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type: Socials

Coffee break; 9 - 10am

Aug25

Come Shop with Us - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 25, 2017 | Time: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Event Type: Shopping
Come Shop with Us 8:00 to 11 am.
Aug21

Exercise - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 21, 2017 | Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type: Exercise / Walking
Exercise class from 9 AM until 10 AM
Aug25

Exercise - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 25, 2017 | Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type: Exercise / Walking
Exercise class from 9 AM until 10 AM
Aug28

Exercise - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 28, 2017 | Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type: Exercise / Walking
Exercise class from 9 AM until 10 AM
Aug23

Exercise - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 23, 2017 | Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type: Exercise / Walking
Exercise class from 9 AM until 10 AM
Aug30

Exercise - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 30, 2017 | Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type: Exercise / Walking
Exercise class from 9 AM until 10 AM
Sep12

Health Fair

Date: Sep 12, 2017 | Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Type: Socials
Center Closed for Health Fair at the Municipal Auditorium
Sep4

Labor Day

Date: Sep 4, 2017 | Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Centers Closed for Labor Day
Aug30

Wheel of Fortune - Bayou Towers Senior Center

Date: Aug 30, 2017 | Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Event Type: Fun & Games
Wheel of Fortune 1 to 2 pm.

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7491 Park Ave. • Houma, La 70364

985-879-4333

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