Over 1.8 million nonprofits and charities for donors, volunteers and funders

Desoto Council On The Aging Inc

Claim This Nonprofit

More Info

Add to Favorites

Share this Nonprofit


Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Human Services, Senior Centers, Seniors

Mission: The purpose of the council is to collect facts and statistics and make special studies of conditions pertaining to the employment, financial status, recreation, social adjustment, mental and physical health or other conditions affecting the welfare of the aging people in desoto parish; to keep abreast of the latest developments in these fields of activity throughout louisiana and the united states; to interpret its findings to the citizens of the parish; to provide for a mutual exchange of ideas and information on the parish and state level; to conduct public meetings to make recommendations for needed improvements and additional resources; to promote the welfare of aging people when requested to do so; to coordinate and monitor services of other local agencies serving the aging people of the parish; and to assist and cooperate with the governor's office of elderly affairs (goea); and other departments of state and local government serving the elderly.

Programs: Specific services provided by the council to the elderly residents of desoto parish include providing congregate and home delivered meals, nutritional education, personal care, information and assistance, outreach, material aid, public education and sitter services, utility assistance, homemakers, recreation, legal assistance, disease prevention, health promotion, and transportation.

Community Stories

0 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters