Resources For Elderly For Heat Relief

Aug 9, 2019

HEAT & THE ELDERLY - It’s going to be another hot day today and those most vulnerable becoming victims of heat-related illness  are the elderly.  Tamra Crane, is executive director for the Bossier Council on Aging, a non-profit agency in Bossier Parish  that provides resources to senior citizens to allow them to live independent lives.  She shares some tips on avoiding heat-related illness and also explains  what resources are available for seniors who need some relief from the heat.

RESOURCES FOR ELDERLY / CONTACT INFORMATION:

Bossier Council On Aging  (318) 741-8302  

www.bossiercoa.org

Caddo Council On Aging  (800) 256-3003

www.caddocoa.org

Rapides Council On Aging (318) 445-7985

 www.rapidescouncilonaging.org

Area Agency on Aging of East Texas (800) 442-8845  

www.easttexasaaa.org

Area Agency on Aging of Deep East Texas (800) 256-6848 

 www.txregionalcouncil.org

Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas (870) 234-7410

www.agewithdignity.com