Volunteering Brings Joy, Rewards to All

Every Thursday, you can find New Orleanian Gail Rouen at Terraces on Tulane, our Mid-City housing facility for seniors. Rouen began volunteering earlier this year. “I hit it off with everyone,” she says enthusiastically. “Their stories melt my heart I love listening to them and hearing about their backgrounds.” Rouen’s interest in volunteering was piqued… Read More

Senior Living: Independent, Interconnected

Sandra Smith, at age 63, attends many concerts and football games. She works as an usher at the Superdome, and her part-time occupation suits her lighthearted, helpful nature perfectly. Sandra understands how important living independently is, so three days a week she travels to Volunteers of America’s senior adult living facility on Tulane Avenue to… Read More

Pro Caddy Alfred “Rabbit” Dyer Finds a Home at The Terraces

Alfred ‘Rabbit’ Dyer was one of the original African American caddies on the PGA Tour.  Rabbit was Gary Player’s caddy from 1972-1990, and was one of the Big 3 caddies on the American PGA Tour. (The other two were Angelo Argea who caddied for Jack Nicklaus, and Creamy Carolan, who caddied for Arnold Palmer.) Standing… Read More

Seniors Living in Style

The Terraces at Tulane is a newly constructed 200 Unit Senior Housing Development with a 3,000 square-foot community center and health clinic located at 3615 Tulane Avenue in New Orleans. It is managed by the Renaissance Neighborhood Development Corporation, a partnership between Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans and Volunteers of America’s national office to… Read More