Press Releases

December 13, 2022

Closed Wednesday Due to Inclement Weather

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (12/13/2022) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging announced that due to the high possibility of inclement weather all offices & senior center locations of will be closed Wednesday, December 14, 2022. The agency advises all seniors to stay home and refrain from traveling on the roads. Tune to local news for any news alerts or changes regarding site-re-openings. The agency advises for any medical emergencies to call 9-1-1.
November 30, 2022

Holiday Food Giveaway 2022

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (11/30/2022) – We are hosting a Holiday Food Giveaway on Saturday, December 10, 2022, at the new EBRCOA Administration Building (965 N. 18th Street) starting at 8:00 AM. This event is open to everyone, including the Gracie (“The Lakes”) community. The food boxes are limited to one box per person and only while supplies last.
August 31, 2022

Fight Fraud, Waste & Abuse!

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (8/31/2022) – Contact the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) Hotline if you suspect the misappropriation (theft), fraud, waste, or abuse of public funds by anyone. Toll-free: 1-844-50 FRAUD www.reportfraud.la
July 13, 2022

Main Phone Line – Technical Difficulties

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (7/13/2022) – We are experiencing Cox Communications technical difficulties with our main phone line, 225-923-8000. Your patience is appreciated while we work diligently to correct this issue.
May 3, 2022

Senior Skip Day – Spring Fling Event this Thursday 

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (6/16/2021) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging announced today that they will host the distribution of fans as part of its Annual “Beat the Heat” Fan Distribution on Thursday, June 17th at 12pm at The Lotus Center located at 1701 Main Street. The Fan Distribution is in conjunction with the Parish-wide Food Pantry Giveaway, which is also scheduled for Thursday at The Lotus Center. Fans and groceries will be distributed until supplies are exhausted.
April 12, 2022

EBRCOA Host a Clinic for Second COVID-19 Booster Shot 

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (6/16/2021) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging announced today that they will host the distribution of fans as part of its Annual “Beat the Heat” Fan Distribution on Thursday, June 17th at 12pm at The Lotus Center located at 1701 Main Street. The Fan Distribution is in conjunction with the Parish-wide Food Pantry Giveaway, which is also scheduled for Thursday at The Lotus Center. Fans and groceries will be distributed until supplies are exhausted.
January 26, 2022

Senior COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Day

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (6/16/2021) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging announced today that they will host the distribution of fans as part of its Annual “Beat the Heat” Fan Distribution on Thursday, June 17th at 12pm at The Lotus Center located at 1701 Main Street. The Fan Distribution is in conjunction with the Parish-wide Food Pantry Giveaway, which is also scheduled for Thursday at The Lotus Center. Fans and groceries will be distributed until supplies are exhausted.
January 22, 2022

Closed Friday Due to Inclement Weather

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (6/16/2021) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging announced today that they will host the distribution of fans as part of its Annual “Beat the Heat” Fan Distribution on Thursday, June 17th at 12pm at The Lotus Center located at 1701 Main Street. The Fan Distribution is in conjunction with the Parish-wide Food Pantry Giveaway, which is also scheduled for Thursday at The Lotus Center. Fans and groceries will be distributed until supplies are exhausted.
September 9, 2021

EBRCOA Thanks the Community for Their Patience

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (6/16/2021) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging announced today that they will host the distribution of fans as part of its Annual “Beat the Heat” Fan Distribution on Thursday, June 17th at 12pm at The Lotus Center located at 1701 Main Street. The Fan Distribution is in conjunction with the Parish-wide Food Pantry Giveaway, which is also scheduled for Thursday at The Lotus Center. Fans and groceries will be distributed until supplies are exhausted.
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