Our Mission

The mission of Capital Area Agency on Aging is to advocate and provide services to enhance the quality of life for aging adults.

  • 45th Anniversary Celebration!

    Join us in celebrating by participating in our Seniors Independence Day Project! Learn more »

    45th Anniversary Celebration
  • On the job training opportunities.

    For more Senior Employment Program Information:

    Senior Community Service Employment Program













    Wellness Workshops
  • SenioRx

    Linking qualifying senior citizens with pharmaceutical aid programs. More Info »

  • Aging and Disability Resource Center

    A “one-stop-shop” to access public and private programs at the community level. More Info »

    Aging and Disability Resource Center


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Capital Area Agency on Aging Baton RougeThe Agency serves as advocate and provides leadership on behalf of the elderly.

The Agency’s primary purpose is to develop systems designed to assist older persons in leading independent, meaningful andCapital Area Agency on Aging dignified lives in their own homes and communities as long as possible.

Medicare Part D counseling also provided.

On Wednesday, November 21, 2018, the West Baton Rouge Council on Aging (COA) hosted Capital Area Agency on Aging’s (CAAA) 45th Anniversary, “Celebrate You” event at the West Baton Rouge COA Senior Center in Port Allen, LA. A special thank you to the 85 seniors and guest who attended the celebration. We also want to thank Mr. Gordon and his staff for their hospitality. CAAA turns 45 years old May 2019. The “Celebrate You” events are sponsored by Allwell, a Medicare Advantage Plan. Mr. Gordon, Executive Director of the COA said “We had a wonderful time and thanks for allowing us the opportunity to be a part of CAAA 45th year Anniversary celebration.”


State Senator Edward Price, LA State Representative Edmond Jordan presented CAAA with a certificate “On Motion of” the House of Representatives that states “Hereby extends its heartiest congratulations and commendation to CAAA in celebration of their 45th year anniversary.” Shirley Merrick, Executive Director and CAAA board members Leslie Keen and Emily George Tilley accepted the certificate. From Left: State Senator Edward Price, Leslie Keen, Shirley Merrick, Emily George Tilley and State Representative Edmond Jordon.

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Capital Area Agency on Aging, Inc., is a nonprofit corporation governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Agency welcomes donations. Donations are tax deductible under section 501( c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code.