Founded in 1965, The Lafayette Council on Aging is a nonprofit organization that offers several services for seniors. It offers community and health care services that include post acute care, skilled nursing, assisted living, long-term care and rehabilitation services. The agency provides physical and occupational therapies and speech-language pathology services, as well as various wellness programs and activities through a team of physical therapists, offers therapeutic exercise for strength and endurance; balance and coordination training; prescriptions for mobility and ambulatory aids; and neurological retraining. In addition, The Lafayette Council on Aging offers specialty programs for Alzheimer s disease and dementia care and independent living options for seniors and their families. It maintains an office in Lafayette, La.