A Typical Day

 

COUNCIL ON AGING AT WORK IN TERREBONNE

For the past 45 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 Typical Day at the Council on Aging 

March 16, 2015

 Units  Clients  

144

72

Clients were provided transportation to and from medical facilities

20

Escorts w/clients

11

Wheelchair bound clients

61

Ambulatory clients

102

51

Clients received transportation to and from the lunch sites

198

198

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

612

612

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

38

38

Clients received Personal Care 

28

14

Clients received Homemaker Service (Two hours per visit)

16

4

Client, a care-giver, received Respite (Four hours per visit)

12

12

Clients received Information and Assistance

84

84

Clients received Material Aid

55

55

Clients received Recreation

89

89

Clients received Wellness

An average of 1,378 units of service are delivered on a typical day.
2,230 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 292 SenioRx applications, assisted 321 seniors enroll in Medicare Part D plans, and assisted 4,336 seniors with other ADRC matters. In addition, the actual value of medications received through the program in FY14 totaled $355,079.

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