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Cajun Area Agency on Aging Inc. Ombudsman Program
Ombudsmen work to assure that residents receive the best possible care and that they are treated with respect and dignity. Ombudsmen work with residents, their families, facilities, community organizations, and other interested parties to address concerns that affect the lives of residents. Ombudsmen listen, provide information and assist residents in solving problems.
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Medicare Part D Re-Enrollment
Open Enrollment Begins Oct 15th
For information and assistance on the re-enrollment process call 1-800-738-2256
Enrollment Closes Dec 7th
Acadia : Evangeline : Iberia : Lafayette : St. Landry : St. Martin : St. Mary : Vermilion
 
Services include, but are not limited to:

Congregate Meals     Nutritionally balanced meals served in community settings.
Elderly Protective Services     833-577-6532
Home Delivered Meals     Nutritionally balanced meals delivered to homebound, frail and disabled elderly.
Homemaker     Provide assistance with light housekeeping.
In-home Respite     Services provided in the home of the qualifying individual in order to provide a brief period of rest for the caregiver. 
Legal Assistance     Legal advice, counseling and representation provided by professional legal service corporations. 
Ombudsman     

Insure residents of Long Term Care facilities receive best possible care and that their rights are protected and promoted.

Recreation     Providing individual and  group activities that promote social interaction and well-being. 
Telephoning      Telephone calls to check on older persons.
Transportation      Provide transportation to senior centers, medical appointments, and social service agencies. 
Visiting      Visiting in the home of older individuals, providing comfort, encouragement, listening, and fellowship.
Wellness    

Services to maintain and/or improve mental and physical well-being (exercise, health screenings, medication management, education, nutrition
education, socialization and recreation). 

* Cajun Area Agency on Aging Inc. receives federal funds obtained under various Title programs consolidated under the Older Americans Act. State funds authorized by the Legislature and/or appropriated by the Governor, support elderly services and activities, as well.