JCOA is the designated Area Agency on Aging for Jefferson Parish. It is responsible for planning, organizing, and offering a comprehensive set of programs and services for improving the quality of life of Jefferson Parish’s 60+ year old seniors. These seniors represented nearly 20% of the parish’s population in 2016. JCOA’s mission is . . . to assist the senior citizens of Jefferson Parish to age with dignity and independence in the place and manner of their choice.