Aging and Adult Services

September 11, 2018
This page provides links to memos issued by Office of Aging and Adult Services
July 23, 2018
Secretary of Health Dr. Rebekah Gee announced the state had finally done away with the waiting list and ensured that every eligible person who was in line asking for help from the state had received some form of assistance.
May 10, 2018
In Louisiana, tens of thousands of elderly and disabled people could soon lose their Medicaid benefits. Betty Waller, 89, a polio survivor, says Medicaid is needed to cover the full cost of her care.
August 05, 2016
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), Office of Aging and Adult Services (OAAS) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for qualified proposers to conduct a survey of individuals receiving Home and Community Based Long Term Supports and Services administered by the Office of Aging and Adult Services (OAAS). The survey data is to be collected through face to face interviews with the participants and will collect information about their experience and satisfaction with the program.
June 10, 2016
Approximately 10,000 incidents of abuse involving vulnerable adults are reported in Louisiana each year, but that is only a fraction of the true number of incidents, most of which are never reported. Research from the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) shows that 90 percent of elder abusers are family members or others who are trusted. Research also shows that abuse of vulnerable adults occurs in all communities, regardless of income, ethnicity or religious background. Vulnerable adults who experience abuse, neglect or self-neglect face a considerably higher risk of premature death than those adults who have not been mistreated.
March 28, 2016
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Aging and Adult Services, is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP). The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified organizations to provide access services for the Long Term Supports and Services programs administered by the Office of Aging and Adult Services. This procurement is for access services and LTPCS recipient assistance only, and includes call center services and functional screening and assessment for LTSS eligibility.
September 02, 2015
DHH Office of Aging and Adult Services, Permanent Supportive Housing is inviting qualified vendors to submit proposals to provide housing -based supportive services to persons/households with disabilities in accordance with the specifications and conditions set forth herein.
June 30, 2015
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) extended the discontinuation date of the Louisiana Health Insurance Premium Payment (LaHIPP) program Monday, moving the date from July 1 to Dec. 1, 2015.
May 20, 2015
The following are forms and instructions for the Community Choices Waiver (CCW) and the Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Waiver.