Louisiana Life - March/April 2011

State of the Union

There’s only one reception hall that comes complete with Bobby Jindal watching over the wedding cake.Of all the votes ever taken in the building now known as the Old State Capitol, back in the days when it was just “the…


A compendium of what’s hot and what’s not in Louisiana


Statewide Health Care Options Move ForwardBATON ROUGE –– Amid debate, Gov. Bobby Jindal and his administration are preparing to move ahead with a plan for “coordinated care networks,” with a statewide implementation beginning in 2012 that will cover 830,000 Medicaid…


Union troops and a Louisiana governor have been a part of this Pointe Coupee Parish home’s past.

Castle by the River

The Old State Capitol has a long and storied past, making it a great place to explore in the present.

Hey, Who’s the Guy on the Right?

In American pop culture, just about any place where Elvis Presley hung out has come to qualify as a quirky place, even if it was 56 years ago.Presley came to Louisiana often, most notably for Shreveport’s Louisiana Hayride, where the…

Louisiana's 5 Star Nursing Homes

electing a nursing home is often a difficult decision. Listed here are some of the state’s top-ranked nursing homes as determined by HealthGrades, a Golden, Colo., company that specializes in nursing home and hospital evaluations.Below is the company’s explanation of…